Government Agencies

Government Agencies

Article

FAA needs to be more efficient, House leaders tell Huerta

The FAA needs to be more efficient and complete critical projects, House leaders said during a hearing on FAA reauthorization.

Mar 03, 2015

Advocacy

FAA's annual GA survey getting under way

The FAA is asking for help on the thirty-seventh annual General Aviation and Part 135 Activity Survey covering calendar year 2014.

Mar 03, 2015

Article

Rotor crack prompts alert

The FAA on Feb. 23 issued a special airworthiness information bulletin recommending preflight inspection of Robinson R44 and R44 II main rotors.

Feb 27, 2015
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FAA

Article

FAA needs to be more efficient, House leaders tell Huerta

The FAA needs to be more efficient and complete critical projects, House leaders said during a hearing on FAA reauthorization.

Mar 03, 2015

Advocacy

FAA's annual GA survey getting under way

The FAA is asking for help on the thirty-seventh annual General Aviation and Part 135 Activity Survey covering calendar year 2014.

Mar 03, 2015

Article

Rotor crack prompts alert

The FAA on Feb. 23 issued a special airworthiness information bulletin recommending preflight inspection of Robinson R44 and R44 II main rotors.

Feb 27, 2015
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CBP

Advocacy

Canada seeks eAPIS-style border-crossing requirement

The Canadian Owners and Pilots Association and AOPA are working together to try to make any new Canadian requirements similar to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Electronic Advance Passenger Information Service as seamless as possible.

Feb 05, 2015

Pilot Magazine

Group Fly-out: So long, winter

The single consolation for at least one group of East Coast pilots is that they could point their birds south and head to the Bahamas.

Jan 12, 2015

Pilot Magazine

The ultimate King Air

When most general aviation pilots think of the biggest King Air, they’re most apt to name the King Air 350i.

Jan 09, 2015
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TSA

Advocacy

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

Advocacy

AOPA says ECi rule is not justified

The FAA’s supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking on ECi cylinders is not justified and doesn’t account for economic and safety issues, AOPA said in formal comments.

Feb 21, 2015 | comments

News release

AOPA'S AIR SAFETY INSTITUTE OFFERS NEW EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT CASE STUDY

AOPA’S AIR SAFETY INSTITUTE OFFERS NEW EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT CASE STUDY

Feb 06, 2015

Article

Cirrus accident highlights rotor wash risk

A rare but potentially deadly convergence of a landing Cirrus and the wake of a departing helicopter in Colorado was caught on video.

Feb 04, 2015
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