Ownership

Ownership

Advocacy

FAA clarifies CFI checkride requirement

AOPA worked with the flight training industry and FAA to quickly resolve a problem that suddenly put many rating applications on hold.

Jan 23, 2015 | comments

Advocacy

No cable mandate coming

The FAA has determined that an existing special airworthiness information bulletin is sufficient, and will not echo Australia’s new limits on certain control cable aseemblies.

Jan 22, 2015 | comments

Advocacy

Florida tax exemption not being uniformly applied

AOPA is working to make sure that members are not taxed for tax-exempt aircraft parts and services in Florida.

Jan 20, 2015
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Buying

Article

Five reasons to get pre-approved for an aircraft loan

When you are pre-approved for an aircraft loan, the lender will provide a specific dollar limit they are willing to lend you based on your unique financial situation. Here are some factors to consider when determining whether a pre-approval makes sense for you.

Dec 22, 2014

Article

Buyer's market

It is still a tough market for selling used aircraft, but about as good as it gets for those looking to buy.

Dec 10, 2014 | comments

Article

Expo expands focus

The U.S. Sport Aviation Expo is expanding in 2015 with new exhibitors and a dedicated area for used aircraft sales by private owners.

Dec 09, 2014
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Selling

Article

Buyer's market

It is still a tough market for selling used aircraft, but about as good as it gets for those looking to buy.

Dec 10, 2014 | comments

Article

Expo expands focus

The U.S. Sport Aviation Expo is expanding in 2015 with new exhibitors and a dedicated area for used aircraft sales by private owners.

Dec 09, 2014

Article

Answers for Pilots: Aircraft Purchasing

AOPA has an assortment of helpful resources for those looking to purchase an aircraft, including the help of insurance experts in AOPA Insurance Services and help with financing through AOPA Financing Company, LLC.

May 16, 2014
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Maintenance

Advocacy

Florida tax exemption not being uniformly applied

AOPA is working to make sure that members are not taxed for tax-exempt aircraft parts and services in Florida.

Jan 20, 2015

Article

Exhausting maintenance: Performance improvements

Exhaust system design is critical to the ultimate power output of an aircraft engine. Regardless of improvements to induction air flow, compression, cylinder porting, or combustion timing, a poorly designed exhaust system will always limit the power that your engine can deliver.

Jan 20, 2015 | comments

Article

Answers for Pilots: Do it yourself

The FAA allows aircraft owners to perform many preventive maintenance tasks provided they do not involve complex assembly operations.

Jan 16, 2015
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