Rotor crack prompts alert

The FAA on Feb. 23 issued a special airworthiness information bulletin recommending preflight inspection of Robinson R44 and R44 II main rotors.

Feb 27, 2015


Aviation groups, East Hampton officials seek noise solution

AOPA expressed concern in a meeting with town officials from East Hampton, New York, that restrictions proposed to curb airport noise “overwhelmingly” generated by transient commercial flights would unfairly burden traditional airport users.

Feb 27, 2015


Medical reform legislation introduced in House, Senate

New legislation in both houses of Congress would allow thousands of pilots to fly without a third class medical and offer new protections for GA pilots.

Feb 26, 2015 | comments


West Virginia adds liability protection for airfield owners

West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin on Feb. 18 signed into law a bill that will add liability protection for land owners who allow aircraft operations at their privately owned airstrips and farms.

Feb 26, 2015


Nevada lawmakers take up tax-abatement bill

AOPA told lawmakers that a tax-abatement bill introduced in Nevada would stimulate aviation business and make more services available to members.

Feb 26, 2015
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New sleep apnea guidelines

AMEs get guidance on sleep apnea

The FAA has released a video giving AMEs guidance on the agency’s new obstructive sleep apnea policy, which takes effect March 2.

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AOPA 2015 Fly-Ins

AOPA has announced plans for five new fly-ins in 2015 following the success of last year's inaugural events.

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