Advocacy | Jun 27, 2014
AOPA President Mark Baker met with Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson June 26 to discuss issues important to general aviation pilots, particularly Customs and Border Protection stops of innocent pilots flying within U.S. borders.
Advocacy | Jun 24, 2014
The FAA is warning model aircraft operators not to fly with first-person-view goggles or for hire in new guidance prompted by an uptick in reports of reckless model aircraft use.
Article | Jun 13, 2014
AOPA is asking the FAA to use an open, competitive process to determine the future of flight services.
FAA Information and Services,
Advocacy | Jun 11, 2014
The FAA should leverage existing cockpit technologies to move NextGen forward before mandating new equipment, an AOPA member told the House Small Business Committee.
ADS B Transceiver,
Aircraft Electronics Association,
General Aviation Manufacturers Association
News release | Jun 11, 2014
The U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday voted to provide $15.7 billion to the Federal Aviation Administration in fiscal year 2015, representing a slight increase from the current $15.6 billion funding level.
Article | Jun 11, 2014
The Puma AE, a hand-launched aircraft with a wingspan of nine feet, will survey Alaskan roads and infrastructure for energy corporation BP.
Pilot Magazine | Jun 06, 2014
A group of Santa Monica residents has launched a ballot initiative that would give city residents a say in the future use of Santa Monica Municipal Airport property, and AOPA has pledged to support the effort.
Pilot Health and Medical,
Pilot Protection Services,
AOPA Products and Services,
VFR into IMC,
Safety and Education,
Video | Jun 06, 2014
Super Cub number 1, restored by two master craftsman. First flight of Solar Impulse Two. The FBI is on the trail of criminals with lasers lighting up aircraft. The latest on NextGen.
Pilot Magazine | Jun 04, 2014
Our May 2014 issue was dedicated to the anniversary of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, encouraging members to comment, reflect—and correct.
Search and Rescue,
Article | Jun 04, 2014
Seven aerial photo and video production companies are asking the FAA for permission to use small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for television and movie filming, the FAA announced June 2.
Movies and Television,
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