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GA leaders laud industry efforts on working together

Advocacy | Jul 25, 2012

The heads of the general aviation organizations used a panel discussion to discuss how their efforts to work more closely together are paying off. On stage were AOPA’s Craig Fuller, Ed Bolen of NBAA, Rod Hightower of EAA, Pete Bunce of GAMA, Matt Zuccaro of HAI and Henry Ogrodzinski of NASAO, moderated by EAA Director of Publications Mac McClellan.

Avionics pioneer Edward King Jr. dies

Article | Jun 07, 2012

As a pilot, Edward King Jr. wasn't satisfied with the radios in airplanes, so he invented better ones. The entrepreneur launched Communications Accessories Corp. in 1948 and sold it to Collins Radio Corp. in 1956. He later founded King Radio in 1959, selling it to Allied Signal/Bendix Aerospace in 1985. King died June 3; he was 90 years old.

Airport operator to chair Ohio aviation caucus

Advocacy | Jun 06, 2012

Rex Damschroder (R-Fremont), a veteran lawmaker, airport operator, and pilot, has become chairman of Ohio's Legislative Aviation Caucus.

Despite downturn, aircraft manufacturing critical

Article | May 31, 2012

Aviation groups said a newly released report on the state of the business aircraft industry highlights challenges facing the sector and confirms the "critical importance" of aircraft manufacturing to the nation's industrial base.

High-level talks

Advocacy | Apr 05, 2012

Dozens gathered April 5 to listen to the top executives from several aviation associations participate in a roundtable discussion about the issues facing the industry. Paula Derks, president of the Aircraft Electronics Association moderated the panel as part of the AEA fifty-fifth annual International Convention and Trade Show.

Cessna seeks Chinese joint venture

Article | Mar 26, 2012

Cessna Aircraft Co. and Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) said they have signed two documents that will lead to the manufacture and certification of Cessna aircraft in the People's Republic of China.

NBAA asks lawmakers to extend depreciation rule

Article | Feb 09, 2012

A valuable tax incentive for business aircraft owners has scaled back for 2012, and a coalition of manufacturing groups led by the National Business Aviation Association is urging Congress to keep "bonus depreciation" intact.

- Oshkosh 2006 AOPA News

Article | Jul 25, 2006

AOPA Online -- Oshkosh 2006 AOPA News User fee reality — Boyer tells Oshkosh crowd 'be very concerned' AOPA President Boyer explains thedangers of user fees to an Oshkosh audience. $30 for a flight service station "consultation," plus an additional $5.31 for each forecast product used.