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Advocacy | Feb 26, 2015
West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin on Feb. 18 signed into law a bill that will add liability protection for land owners who allow aircraft operations at their privately owned airstrips and farms.
Advocacy | Feb 11, 2015
New U.S. Forest Service directives that interpret a 2012 Planning Rule designate aviation as a “legitimate mode of access” to the backcountry.
Article | Feb 04, 2015
You can’t take a major airline to see the swimming pigs in Staniel Cay in the Bahamas, or to see the natural hot springs at a remote corner of Death Valley National Park.
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Advocacy | Nov 20, 2014
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.
Article | Sep 29, 2014
An AOPA Foundation grant is helping fund a wildlife study for the Recreational Aviation Foundation.
Advocacy | Aug 18, 2014
Montana pilots will have two reasons to celebrate when they fly in to Seeley Lake Airport on Sept. 13.
Article | Jun 24, 2014
California has joined the ranks of states extending liability protection to landowners who allow general aviation activities.
Advocacy | Jun 11, 2014
A bill that adds general aviation to the recreational-use code unanimously passed the California Assembly’s Judiciary Committee.
Advocacy | May 12, 2014
The Michigan legislature is considering a bill to provide liability protection for owners of private airfields.
Advocacy | Apr 24, 2014
Two men had a vision to protect pilots’ access to backcountry airstrips in Montana, but discovered a nationwide need.