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Mavericks Aerobatic Team

A well-seasoned team of pilots, the Mavericks perform precision aerobatics to keep their skills sharp, and in the process prove that age alone is no obstacle.

Feb 26, 2015

Advocacy

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

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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

Article

Grumman Widgeon dubbed favorite 'Pilot' cover

After nearly a year of voting for their favorite AOPA Pilot magazine covers, members have dubbed the March 2000 cover featuring the Grumman Widgeon the winner.

Feb 26, 2015

Advocacy

Bill to raise aviation fuel tax opposed

Two bills that would increase aviation fuel taxes and tap some proceeds for nonaviation purposes could place New Mexico in conflict with federal grant guarantees.

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 tests new ways to open doors to aviation

AOPA tests lower-cost ownership

AOPA is exploring how aircraft ownership may be more affordable than many people believe through the development of "Reimagined Aircraft" that can be co-owned and operated for around $65 an hour, including fuel.

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