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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.
Smoky Mountain News, May 1, 2013
General Aviation News, May 3, 2013
Lodi [California] News-Sentinel, May 3, 2013
AOPA is asking the FAA to withdraw a proposed airworthiness directive that could affect thousands of ECi cylinders.
Cessna reports "strong deliveries" of the new TTx since being awarded an FAA type certificate in June, and Brazil has followed suit.
NetJets has added a new safety feature to its long-range fleet: a doctor who is always in.
AOPA thanks our members for their continued support in protecting the freedom to fly.