May 13, 2013
By Benét J. Wilson
After just six months, the AOPA Flying Club Network Facebook group has reached more than 1,800 members. Within the first week it had 644 members and has steadily grown since then. Marc Epner, president of the Leading Edge Flying Club near Chicago, said the Facebook group has served as a conduit to share information with other clubs, and David Miller, who started the Flying Club at Lakeland in Florida, said he found critical information that helped him form the club.
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AOPA eNewsletter and Social Media Editor Benét J. Wilson joined AOPA in 2011. She is working on her private pilot certificate.
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