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AOPA fights back on medical reform

AOPA is more determined than ever to get pilots the relief they need from the third class medical process, said AOPA President Mark Baker.

Jul 28, 2015

Article

Textron acting on 2012 idea for turboprop

First announced by the former Hawker Beechcraft in 2012 as part of a new family of piston and turboprop aircraft, Textron Aviation is planning a 280-knot turboprop.

Jul 28, 2015

Article

Hidden Genius prize entices color vision cure

Private pilot Trevor McKeeman says many of the world’s record-breaking aviation feats were fueled by visions of winning financial prizes and he hopes his Hidden Genius idea will inspire technology buffs to create tools to combat color vision deficiency for pilots.

Jul 28, 2015

Advocacy

Oregon airspace initiative could impact GA

AOPA is urging members to review an airspace initiative by the Oregon Air National Guard that could have a major impact on IFR operations.

Jul 28, 2015

Article

Lakeland AeroClub finds its place at AirVenture

Ten young aviators learning about aviation from the Lakeland AeroClub in Florida flew two Pipers and three Cessnas to EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, from their home base at Central Florida Aerospace Academy high school on the grounds at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport.

Jul 25, 2015 | comments
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Call to action: Support Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2

Call to action: Pilot's Bill of Rights 2

AOPA is calling on members to build support for new legislation to reform the third class medical process and provide other protections for GA pilots.

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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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