AOPA Aviation Summit News
They came from statehouses and Capitol Hill, from government offices and industry boardrooms, and from hangars throughout the United States to celebrate GA at AOPA Aviation Summit.
De-ice fluid manufacturer Killfrost announced Nov. 6 that it is within 60 to 90 days of achieving certification of a new, ecologically-friendly ice protection fluid.
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A new company has formed in Europe to allow tourists to fly a rented Cessna 172 on several tours ranging from $10,000 to $14,000, and lasting 12 to 14 days.
During AOPA Aviation Summit, the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) has been holding presentations and question-and-answer sessions at the exhibit hall’s “Controller’s Corner.” The Nov. 7 forum, titled “From Takeoff to Touchdown,” emphasized some new procedures, pet peeves, a few reminders, and a review of common goofs. Here are some notable samples involving IFR operations at towered airports.
The field captains of airport defense met with AOPA government affairs staff Nov. 6 to review the game plan for protecting general aviation at the local level.