Transportation Security Administration
Advocacy | Jun 12, 2012
The House has called for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to curb its use of emergency authority to impose long-term security regulations and directives not tied to a specific threat.
Advocacy | Jun 06, 2012
AOPA and five other aviation associations represent the bulk of those who make and fly general aviation aircraft, and work closely with security officials and the FAA to keep aviation safe.
Advocacy | May 22, 2012
General aviation tenants facing constrained access under security rules at Colorado's Grand Junction Regional Airport expressed hope that progress is emerging from months of negotiations with officials.
Advocacy | Apr 02, 2012
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) must promptly complete its rules covering aircraft repair station security - freeing aircraft manufacturers to compete and releasing the FAA from a ban on certifying foreign repair facilities, said members of the Senate Commerce Committee.
Pilot Magazine | Feb 01, 2011
NATIONAL ACTION TSA to AOPA: Security program won’t target small airports The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has confirmed that a new proposal for general aviation security will not target small airports; instead, the proposal will focus on aircraft. During the American Association of Airport Executives Aviation Security Summit in Arlington, Virginia, TSA Assistant Administrator John Sammon said that a supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking working its way through the TSA would reflect the input from AOPA and other GA stakeholders shared in industry working-group meetings held last year.
Air Safety Institute,
Pilot Training and Certification,
Article | Nov 01, 2010
Imagine your shock if you walked into your hangar and saw that it was empty. Your airplane was missing.
Article | Apr 01, 2010
The Transportation Security Administration has begun directing flight instructors and flight school employees to AOPA's “GA Security” online course for initial and yearly recurrent security awareness training.
Advocacy | Oct 01, 2009
The TSA could have to clear a checkpoint, so to speak, if Congress gets its way. A bill introduced in the House Sept. 30 would modify the TSA’s authority to issue security directives using emergency procedures.
Pilot Magazine | Aug 01, 2009
All segments of general aviation - from business aviation to light sport aviation—must stand united in the fight against user fees, said Reps. Tom Petri (R-Wis.), Leonard Boswell (D-Iowa), and Sam Graves (R-Mo.) during an open legislative forum Aug. 1 at EAA AirVenture.
FAA Information and Services,
Department of Transportation,
Pilot Magazine | Jun 01, 2009
General Aviation Serves America AOPA has kept membership dues low, just $39 a year for the past 19 years. We’re proud of that record, but it also means we need to ask for your help when we face major challenges, as we do today.