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AOPA: Nez Perce-Clearwater plan should protect airstrips

Revisions to the U.S. Forest Service’s plan for Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests in Idaho should allow safety-related improvements to existing airstrips and open the door to creation of new airstrips, AOPA said in comments on the revisions Nov. 12.

Nov 20, 2014

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Small airplanes bounce back

An upswing in the long-languishing small aircraft market is among the indications that have one analyst predicting the doldrums may finally be behind us.

Nov 13, 2014 | comments

Pilot Magazine

BizAv showtime

Every autumn the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) holds its annual convention, an event that serves as the turbine-powered world’s biggest get-together.

Nov 11, 2014
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Experimental Aircraft Association

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Type clubs are latest to join AOPA push for medical reform

The Type Club Coalition is the latest group to join AOPA in urging a quick review of proposed reforms to the third class medical.

Oct 23, 2014 | comments

Advocacy

AOPA works to end border crossing frustrations

At an Oct. 2 meeting hosted by AOPA, U.S. CBP leaders met with their counterparts from Canada to discuss ways to ease GA border crossings.

Oct 16, 2014 | comments

Article

‘Great day to be at an airport’

Rain the night before may have dampened the grass at Frederick Municipal Airport, but it didn’t dampen the spirits of about 3,000 attendees who turned out for the AOPA Homecoming Fly-In in Maryland Oct. 4.

Oct 04, 2014 | comments
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National Business Aviation Association

Pilot Magazine

BizAv showtime

Every autumn the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) holds its annual convention, an event that serves as the turbine-powered world’s biggest get-together.

Nov 11, 2014

Article

Nextant to fly G90XT in early 2015

Nextant Aerospace, adding a remanufactured King Air to its remanufactured Hawker 400 offering, says the King Air (Nextant G90XT) will fly early next year.

Oct 22, 2014

Article

Elbit Systems upgrades infrared systems

Elbit Systems has upgraded infrared systems that see through darkness and weather for nearly visual landings and takeoffs, as well as taxi operations.

Oct 22, 2014 | comments
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General Aviation Manufacturers Association

Article

Small airplanes bounce back

An upswing in the long-languishing small aircraft market is among the indications that have one analyst predicting the doldrums may finally be behind us.

Nov 13, 2014 | comments

Article

GAMA releases upbeat manufacturing report

Increased aircraft shipments and billings in the third quarter of 2014 support optimism that the industry continues its emergence from recession, said the General Aviation Manufacturers Association.

Oct 31, 2014

Article

AOPA calls ‘USA Today’ story ‘sensationalistic and incomplete’

USA Today has offered its readers sensationalistic and incomplete journalism with its latest story targeting general aviation, according to AOPA. The Oct. 28 article purports to examine the potential for post-crash aircraft fires.

Oct 28, 2014 | comments
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Recreational Aviation Foundation

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AOPA: Nez Perce-Clearwater plan should protect airstrips

Revisions to the U.S. Forest Service’s plan for Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests in Idaho should allow safety-related improvements to existing airstrips and open the door to creation of new airstrips, AOPA said in comments on the revisions Nov. 12.

Nov 20, 2014

Article

RAF uses grant to study effect of aircraft on wildlife

An AOPA Foundation grant is helping fund a wildlife study for the Recreational Aviation Foundation.

Sep 29, 2014

Advocacy

Montana’s GA community throws a party

Montana pilots will have two reasons to celebrate when they fly in to Seeley Lake Airport on Sept. 13.

Aug 18, 2014
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Helicopter Association International

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AOPA leads effort to speed medical reform

In an AOPA-led effort, seven influential general aviation organizations are asking the Department of Transportation and the administration to expedite a review of the FAA's proposed rulemaking on third class medical reform.

Aug 18, 2014 | comments

Advocacy

Baker briefs caucus on importance of medical reform

Third class medical reform is critical to growing general aviation, AOPA President Mark Baker told the House General Aviation Caucus during a briefing June 17.

Jun 17, 2014 | comments

Article

Fly for $300 a month, Baker says

With the high cost of avgas and new aircraft prices soaring, is it possible to fly for $200 or $300 a month? "The answer is, you can," said AOPA President Mark Baker at a panel discussion April 1.

Apr 02, 2014 | comments
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Aircraft Electronics Association

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AOPA delivers strong message on mandate

AOPA’s message that the cost to equip is too high and must drop substantially was heard loud and clear at a “call to action” summit on ADS-B.

Oct 30, 2014 | comments

Article

Take advantage of aviation scholarships

Check out scholarships for flight training, airport management, aviation engineering, and more.

Sep 29, 2014

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Aspen offers vision trial

Aspen Avionics announced certification of a VFR primary flight display and a certified synthetic vision trial available at the other end of the Evolution line.

Sep 24, 2014 | comments
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Women in Aviation International

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Lightspeed 2014 Pilots Choice grant recipients named

Eight aviation charities, selected through online voting, will receive grants from $2,000 to $10,000.

Nov 06, 2014

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100 scholarships now available through Women in Aviation

Women in Aviation, International members who apply by Nov. 17 can have a shot at 100 scholarships totaling $570,940 for 2015.

Nov 04, 2014

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Take advantage of aviation scholarships

Check out scholarships for flight training, airport management, aviation engineering, and more.

Sep 29, 2014
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