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Waypoints: Last day to fly

Pilot Magazine | Dec 18, 2013

Today there’s a pilot flying his Piper Super Cub low over a farm field, enjoying the view.

AOPA formally opposes ECi cylinder AD

Article | Dec 11, 2013

AOPA is asking the FAA to withdraw a proposed airworthiness directive that could affect thousands of ECi cylinders.

NTSB supports practical approach to ECi cylinder AD

Article | Nov 14, 2013

In an unusual move the NTSB tells the FAA it supports a more conservative approach to addressing problems with thousands of ECi cylinders.

FAA issues final rule on air carrier pilot training

Advocacy | Nov 06, 2013

The FAA has published a final rule that stresses basic pilot skills and better tracking of remedial training for crewmembers to avoid "events that, although rare, are often catastrophic," such as the February 2009 crash of Colgan Air Flight 3407 near Buffalo, N.Y.

IFR Fix: 'Random impromptu routings'

IFR Fix | Nov 01, 2013

Which word in the instrument pilot's vocabulary is so prized that it commands its own button on navigation units?

Safety at Santa Monica

Article | Oct 30, 2013

Senior AOPA staff fielded questions and presented evidence that should reassure Santa Monica Municipal Airport neighborhood residents during an Oct. 24 safety seminar.

NTSB implements Pilot’s Bill of Rights

Article | Sep 26, 2013

The NTSB has finalized a series of rules implementing the Pilot’s Bill of Rights.

At AOPA request, FAA seeks more comments on proposed ECi AD

Article | Sep 26, 2013

The FAA has responded to an AOPA request with new information and an extended comment period on a proposed AD affecting thousands of ECi cylinders.