Local advocates are vital, AOPA says at aviation conference
AOPA is always available to help, but local pilots, airport managers, and business owners are the best advocates for any airport. That was the message Greg Pecoraro, AOPA vice president of regional affairs, delivered during a presentation at the Iowa Aviation Conference in Des Moines on April 24. “We are always working to protect airports, and sometimes having the backing of an organization that’s 414,000 pilots strong can make the difference,” Pecoraro said. “But it’s just as important to show local officials that members of the community care about the airport.” Read more on AOPA Online.
May 2, 2008