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New certification standards for mechanics in the works

A group chaired by AOPA has been tasked with developing new certification standards, handbooks, and test development guidance for aircraft mechanics.

Feb 04, 2016 | comments

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‘Flying to my heart’s content’

Less than one year after attending the Rusty Pilots seminar and receiving 34 hours of instruction, William Buchanan is an aircraft owner and active pilot with a new tailwheel endorsement and fresh flight review: "And now I'm flying to my heart's content."

Feb 03, 2016

Advocacy

Details of long-awaited FAA reauthorization bill revealed

An FAA reauthorization bill that includes medical reform, user fees, and plans to separate air traffic control functions from the FAA has been announced.

Feb 03, 2016 | comments

Slideshow

Collier nominees named

Aircraft, spacecraft, and the teams that flew them to unprecedented heights and historic achievements are among nine nominees for the 2015 Robert J. Collier Trophy.

Feb 03, 2016 | comments

Advocacy

Arizona Aviation Day a success

Pilots attending the Arizona Aviation Day at the state Capitol Jan. 28 shared their love of flying with lawmakers and talked about the benefits and economic impact general aviation has in the state.

Feb 03, 2016
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Call to action: Third class medical reform

Medical reform FAQs

Here are AOPA's answers to the most common questions about third class medical reform.

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2016 AOPA Fly-In registration open

AOPA Fly-In registration opens

Why not add one of the four AOPA Regional Fly-Ins as an adventure in your logbook this year?

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