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.
Pilot Training and Certification,
AOPA worked with the flight training industry and FAA to quickly resolve a problem that suddenly put many rating applications on hold.
The Upwind Summer Scholarship Program, which gives high school students a chance to earn their private pilot certificate in the summer between their junior and senior year, is accepting applications for its 2015 scholarship.
If only one person had been helped, it all would have been worthwhile. But much more than that has been accomplished over the 25-year life of the National Gay Pilots Association, said its executive director.
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