Transportation Security Administration
Advocacy | Jan 14, 2016
The FAA has published a final rule changing the way student pilot certificates will be issued and withdrawing plans to require photos on all pilot certificates.
Advocacy | Oct 22, 2015
A new pilot program has ended a long-standing dispute over security measures at Colorado’s Grand Junction Regional Airport.
Advocacy | Sep 01, 2015
Recognizing that "Alaska is different," the Secret Service is allowing seaplane activity to continue in the Anchorage area during President Barack Obama's visit.
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Article | Jul 16, 2015
Flight instructors have a new way to comply with the TSA's annual security awareness training requirement with King Schools new online course.
Advocacy | Jun 22, 2015
Coast Guard Vice Commandant Peter Neffenger has been confirmed as the new head of the Transportation Security Administration.
Advocacy | Oct 16, 2014
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.
News release | Oct 16, 2014
AOPA THANKS TSA ADMINISTRATOR JOHN PISTOLE FOR HIS SERVICE
Advocacy | Jan 16, 2014
A new security rule for repair stations handling large aircraft reflects concerns AOPA raised as far back as 2009.
Advocacy | Dec 04, 2013
The House has passed a bill requiring the TSA to consult stakeholders, including general aviation representatives, before making major changes to security policy.
Article | Oct 22, 2013
A member of Congress and a past Treasury secretary addressed the National Business Aviation Association convention in Las Vegas Oct. 22 on a variety of topics from aviation user fees that were proposed as long ago as 1973 to the economy. General aviation faces a growing threat on many fronts.