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Acting NTSB chief says automation affects professionalism

Does automation lead to a lack of professionalism? The acting NTSB chief thinks it does, and calls for a new approach to the man-machine interface.

Oct 21, 2014 | comments

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Shuster calls for bold thinking on FAA reauthorization

Aviation leaders in Congress should make the renewal of the FAA reauthorization bill something “big, bold, and transformational,” Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) said Oct. 21.

Oct 21, 2014

Advocacy

Bellanca AD extends fuselage crack inspections

The FAA has issued an airworthiness directive to require continued repetitive inspections of aft fuselage structures for cracks on some models of Bellanca airplanes.

Oct 21, 2014
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Shuster calls for bold thinking on FAA reauthorization

Aviation leaders in Congress should make the renewal of the FAA reauthorization bill something “big, bold, and transformational,” Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) said Oct. 21.

Oct 21, 2014

Advocacy

Bellanca AD extends fuselage crack inspections

The FAA has issued an airworthiness directive to require continued repetitive inspections of aft fuselage structures for cracks on some models of Bellanca airplanes.

Oct 21, 2014

Advocacy

Changes sought for Missouri restricted-area complex

The Army has requested to raise ceilings in restricted area R-4501B to a uniform 4,300 feet msl.

Oct 09, 2014
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CBP

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AOPA thanks TSA Administrator John Pistole for his service

Transportation Security Administration chief John Pistole announced Oct. 16 that he would retire from the helm of the agency on Dec. 31. According to the TSA, Pistole is the longest serving administrator the agency has had. His nomination to head the TSA was confirmed in 2010.

Oct 16, 2014

Advocacy

AOPA works to end border crossing frustrations

At an Oct. 2 meeting hosted by AOPA, U.S. CBP leaders met with their counterparts from Canada to discuss ways to ease GA border crossings.

Oct 16, 2014 | comments

News release

AOPA WORKS TO END BORDER CROSSING FRUSTRATIONS

AOPA WORKS TO END BORDER CROSSING FRUSTRATIONS

Oct 16, 2014
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TSA

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AOPA thanks TSA Administrator John Pistole for his service

Transportation Security Administration chief John Pistole announced Oct. 16 that he would retire from the helm of the agency on Dec. 31. According to the TSA, Pistole is the longest serving administrator the agency has had. His nomination to head the TSA was confirmed in 2010.

Oct 16, 2014

News release

AOPA THANKS TSA ADMINISTRATOR JOHN PISTOLE FOR HIS SERVICE

AOPA THANKS TSA ADMINISTRATOR JOHN PISTOLE FOR HIS SERVICE

Oct 16, 2014

Advocacy

New repair station security rule reflects AOPA concerns

A new security rule for repair stations handling large aircraft reflects concerns AOPA raised as far back as 2009.

Jan 16, 2014
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NTSB

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Acting NTSB chief says automation affects professionalism

Does automation lead to a lack of professionalism? The acting NTSB chief thinks it does, and calls for a new approach to the man-machine interface.

Oct 21, 2014 | comments

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NTSB rules on Dayton airshow accident

Veteran airshow pilot Charlie Schwenker was flying slower to help wing walker Jane Wicker get into position on the modified Stearman’s bottom wing.

Oct 16, 2014

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Weather briefings for the Internet age

When you go flying, what are the requirements to obtain preflight weather, airport, and notam information?

Oct 14, 2014 | comments
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