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AOPA opposes the establishment of Restricted Area 2204

Article | Dec 01, 2003

Docket Management System Department of Transportation Room Plaza 401 400 Seventh Street, SW. Washington, DC 20590-0001 RE: FAA Docket No.

Request for public meetings on National Air Tour Safety Standards

Article | Nov 12, 2003

Docket Management System U.S. Department of Transportation Room Plaza 401 400 Seventh Street, SW Washington, DC 20590-0001 Re: Docket No.

AOPA defends GA against unfounded nuclear plant fears

Article | Sep 02, 2003

Secretary U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission ATTN: Rulemakings and Adjudications Staff Washington, DC 20555-0001 Re: Docket PRM-50-80 Dear Secretary: The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), representing over 400,000 general aviation pilots, would like to take this opportunity to provide comments on Docket PRM-50-80 regarding Nuclear Power Plant security and outline to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), the San Louis Obispo Mothers for Peace (MFP), and the Union for Concerned Scientists (UCS) the proactive approach the general aviation community has taken with post-9/11 security measures as discussed in the petition.

AOPA calls for changes in FAA strategic plan to address GA needs

Article | Aug 08, 2003

AOPA COMMENTS TO THE FAA STRATEGIC PLAN; FLIGHT PLAN FOR 2004-2008 AOPA organizes its comments under the major objectives of the strategic plan as follows: Greater Capacity There are two elements missing from the FAA's Greater Capacity goal: Security Strategy—The FAA should include a security strategy under Objective 3. Increase or improve airspace capacity in the eight major metropolitan areas and corridors that most affect total system delay.

AOPA asks FAA to rescind changes to field approval policy

Article | Nov 25, 2002

James J. BalloughDirector, Flight Standards ServiceFederal Aviation Administration800 Independence Ave., SWWashington, DC 20591 Revised FAA Flight Standards Airworthiness Inspectors Handbook 8300.10 Vol.2 Chapter 1—"Field Approvals" Dear Mr.

FAA delays start date for new repair station rule

Article | Nov 05, 2002

U.S. Department of TransportationDocket Management System400 7th Street, SWRoom PL 401Washington, DC 20591-0001 RE: AEA/AIA/ASA/NATA Petition Dated 21 October 2002 to Postpone Implementation of the Changes to 14 CFR §145 To Whom It May Concern: The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), representing the interests of its more than 387,000 members who own, operate, and maintain aircraft, supports the postponement of the planned changes to the regulations pertaining to certificated repair stations, Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) Part 145.

Picture identification requirements

Article | Oct 23, 2002

[4910-13] DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration 14 CFR Part 61 [Docket No. FAA-2002-11666; Amendment No.

AOPA Action

Article | Oct 01, 2001

WHAT AOPA IS DOING TO KEEP YOU FLYING 'Early Adopting' AOPA Offers More Benefits to Computer-Savvy Members In computer parlance, AOPA is an "early adopter" in finding new and better ways to use computers to provide you with information, services, and education. Now AOPA has developed two new applications exclusively for members: AOPA's Airport eDirectory and the interactive TurboMedical® form.

Special Report

Article | Jan 01, 2000

In an effort to inform our readers and to give Eclipse Aviation a chance to explain progress of the Eclipse 500 project, the editors of AOPA Pilot presented Eclipse President and CEO Vern Raburn with a question-and-answer interview on September 12, 2000. A similar interview was conducted with Eclipse competitor, Safire Aircraft Company (www.aopa.org/members/files/pilot/2001/safire_qna.html).

AOPA Action

Article | Oct 01, 1997

NCARC Draft Still Recommending Higher Fuel Taxes for GA, User Fees The fourth draft of recommendations from the National Civil Aviation Review Commission (NCARC) suggests that general aviation pilots should pay higher fuel taxes. The final report is expected shortly.