Aviation Organizations

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Advocacy

Alaska seminar launches float season

Alaska seaplane pilots will gather at Lake Hood April 26 for a day of free seminars, briefings, and conversation to kick off the season.

Apr 17, 2014

Advocacy

Smith Field: Airport of dreams

Smith Field in Fort Wayne, Ind., has withstood three separate attacks—in the 1970s, 1990s, and 2002—to close it and redevelop the land. Now, it's thriving.

Apr 16, 2014 | comments

Advocacy

Rep. Graves gives House GA Caucus update at Sun ‘n Fun

The co-chairman of the House GA Caucus used remarks at Sun ‘n Fun to address industry issues.

Apr 07, 2014
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Experimental Aircraft Association

Advocacy

Smith Field: Airport of dreams

Smith Field in Fort Wayne, Ind., has withstood three separate attacks—in the 1970s, 1990s, and 2002—to close it and redevelop the land. Now, it's thriving.

Apr 16, 2014 | comments

Advocacy

FAA announces rulemaking on third-class medical

The FAA has announced plans to go through a rulemaking process that could result in thousands more pilots being allowed to fly without a third class medical.

Apr 02, 2014 | comments

Article

Tri-Motor offers vintage flying experience

The Ford Tri-Motor passenger briefing covers the usual items, with a few twists—like the fact that one emergency exit is through the roof, or that you’ll need to climb uphill through the aisle to get to your seat.

Apr 02, 2014 | comments
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National Business Aviation Association

Advocacy

Rep. Graves gives House GA Caucus update at Sun ‘n Fun

The co-chairman of the House GA Caucus used remarks at Sun ‘n Fun to address industry issues.

Apr 07, 2014

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

Pilot Magazine

President's Position: A reprieve, not a rout

The entire general aviation community has a victory to celebrate, even as we recognize that this win is by no means final.

Mar 06, 2014
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General Aviation Manufacturers Association

Pilot Magazine

Briefing: A way to give back

Somewhere in Hollywood, a movie producer is shouting from the rooftops about a production he has under way.

Mar 06, 2014

Article

Recovery continues

The aircraft manufacturing industry continued on an upward trajectory in 2013, with increases in both billing and shipments.

Feb 19, 2014 | comments

Article

High schools invited to compete in aviation design challenge

High school students can compete to design a virtual airplane for a chance to build an actual one.

Jan 08, 2014 | comments
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Recreational Aviation Foundation

Advocacy

Rep. Graves gives House GA Caucus update at Sun ‘n Fun

The co-chairman of the House GA Caucus used remarks at Sun ‘n Fun to address industry issues.

Apr 07, 2014

Advocacy

Death Valley airstrip’s future at stake in management plan

The National Park Service is weighing the future of one of California’s remaining backcountry airstrips in a land management plan.

Mar 13, 2014

Advocacy

AOPA participates in Southern region legislative events

AOPA participated in successful legislative events in the Southern region.

Feb 25, 2014
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Helicopter Association International

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

Rotorcraft Rookie

Rotorcraft Rookie: Robinson factory tour

Touring an aircraft factory is the only way to see everything that goes into your flying machine.

Mar 13, 2014

Article

Robinson continues strong results

Robinson Helicopter continues to push forward with improvements and reported strong yearly results.

Mar 03, 2014
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Aircraft Electronics Association

Article

FreeFlight ADS-B installation list grows

FreeFlight Systems announced several ADS-B installations and approvals during the Aircraft Electronics Association convention, held in Nashville March 12 through 15.

Mar 18, 2014

Article

Avionics industry learns about Part 23 rewrite

Aircraft Electronics Association attendees learn about the FAR Part 23 rewrite.

Mar 18, 2014

Article

It takes a village: Comlux Bombardier 600 STC

Comlux America’s STC will retrofit older Challenger jets so they can fly where Cockpit/Pilot Data Link Communications soon will be required.

Mar 14, 2014
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Women in Aviation International

Article

Women in Aviation holds record-setting event

More than 4,500 attendees packed the twenty-fifth annual Women in Aviation International conference in March, setting a record for the association.

Mar 13, 2014

Article

Organization promotes women in FAA technical jobs

The Technical Women's Organization was created to help females with careers at the FAA.

Mar 12, 2014

Article

AWAM promotes women for aviation maintenance careers

The Association for Women in Aviation Maintenance promotes careers in a segment with few females.

Mar 11, 2014
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