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Midair collision during EAA event claims two

A midair collision involving two aircraft participating in an EAA Young Eagles event near Buffalo, New York, claimed the lives of two occupants of one aircraft.

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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Top 10 reasons to come home to Frederick

A high-adrenaline aerobatic demonstration, warbird rides, and gourmet food trucks are among the highlights of AOPA’s Homecoming Fly-In at Frederick Municipal Airport in Maryland Oct. 4.

Sep 23, 2014
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Experimental Aircraft Association

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Midair collision during EAA event claims two

A midair collision involving two aircraft participating in an EAA Young Eagles event near Buffalo, New York, claimed the lives of two occupants of one aircraft.

Sep 29, 2014

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Public Benefit Flying Award winners named

A retired airline pilot and the Experimental Aircraft Association's Young Eagles program win Public Benefit Flying Awards.

Sep 15, 2014

Pilot Magazine

Briefing: Take our Perfect Destinations quiz

The Bahamas and Cayman Islands are the ideal flying destinations for most AOPA staffers who tried the AOPA Perfect Destinations online quiz.

Sep 05, 2014
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National Business Aviation Association

Advocacy

Industry to senators: Don't close GA airport

An industry group led by AOPA is asking the Senate not to pursue legislation that would close Missouri’s St. Clair Regional Airport.

Sep 18, 2014 | comments

Advocacy

Santa Monica advocates rally support for ballot initiative

Advocates for Santa Monica Municipal Airport gathered Aug. 25 to rally support for Measure D, a ballot initiative that would require voter approval before the airport can be closed or redeveloped.

Aug 26, 2014 | comments

Advocacy

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
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General Aviation Manufacturers Association

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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

AOPA leads effort to improve border crossings

AOPA has been working with government officials and other pilot groups in Canada and the United States to simplify border crossings for international GA flights.

Aug 07, 2014 | comments

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New GA aircraft deliveries 'encouraging'

Growth in two key segments of the aircraft manufacturing industry in 2014 is setting the stage for a “sustainable recovery” of the industry.

Aug 01, 2014
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Recreational Aviation Foundation

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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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California protects landowners who allow GA ops

California has joined the ranks of states extending liability protection to landowners who allow general aviation activities.

Jun 24, 2014

Advocacy

Calif. Assembly committee passes recreational-use liability bill

A bill that adds general aviation to the recreational-use code unanimously passed the California Assembly’s Judiciary Committee.

Jun 11, 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

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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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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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Avionics sales climb

The Aircraft Electronics Association reports worldwide avionics sales for the first six months of 2014 increased 6.8 percent over the same period in 2013.

Sep 03, 2014 | comments

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Small airport, huge losses

Thieves working in the night carefully removed avionics from more than a dozen aircraft parked in hangars and on the ramp at Jerry Sumners Sr. Aurora Municipal Airport in Aurora, Missouri, taking something from nearly everyone.

Jul 16, 2014 | comments
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Women in Aviation International

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Catholic Aviation Association combines GA, faith

The Catholic Aviation Association wants to use faith, flying, and fellowship to promote general aviation.

Sep 17, 2014

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Racing Aces announce $5,000 scholarship

The air racing team known as the Racing Aces has created a $5,000 scholarship for women seeking flight training or other kinds of aviation training or education.

Sep 10, 2014

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Education, social events planned for ‘Flying’ Aviation Expo

The Flying Aviation Expo will offer something for everyone at its inaugural event in Palm Springs, California.

Aug 27, 2014
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