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Advocacy

AOPA urges action on Hawaii airport authority

AOPA is urging members in Hawaii to help ensure general aviation is represented in a proposed state airport authority.

Apr 28, 2016

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Safety

Now you and your flying club members can learn even more about several different aspects of weather by viewing the Air Safety Institute's eight-part Weather Wise video series, funded by NOAA's National Weather Service.

Apr 25, 2016

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News from HQ

Flying clubs take center stage at Sun 'n Fun in Lakeland, Fla.

Apr 25, 2016
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Air Safety Institute

Video

AOPA Fly-In Procedures: Beaufort, NC

Procedures for the AOPA Fly-In event at Beaufort, NC. To download the Pilot Information Packet, go to: http://www.aopa.org/mrh-pip

Apr 28, 2016

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Safety

Now you and your flying club members can learn even more about several different aspects of weather by viewing the Air Safety Institute's eight-part Weather Wise video series, funded by NOAA's National Weather Service.

Apr 25, 2016

Article

Prevent misfueling

When pilots think about the fuel that goes into their aircraft, they usually focus on how much they’ll need to get from point A to point B.

Feb 17, 2016
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AOPA Foundation

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Foundation donors gather for updates

AOPA Foundation donors received a private briefing on AOPA and Air Safety Institute initiatives at the Sun 'n Fun International Fly-In and Expo April 7.

Apr 07, 2016

Article

AOPA Foundation funds NYC aviation camp

A mid-winter recess from classes gave 32 New York City sixth through eighth graders time for a hands-on aviation experience.

Mar 02, 2016 | comments

Article

12 hours, two tickets

Here’s a fun way to spend your next birthday: Get up early, drive three hours, and spend the rest of the day taking tests.

Feb 01, 2016
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Corporate Partners

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AOPA partners sweep satisfaction survey

AOPA members get discount rates from three car rental brands that rank at the top of the latest J.D. Power survey: Enterprise, National, and Alamo.

Nov 13, 2015

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New e-publication focuses on IFR flying

Pilot proficiency information source PilotWorkshops announced the release of IFR Focus, a free monthly electronic publication for instrument pilots and students.

Sep 01, 2015

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Tied to aviation history, building the future

From World War II pilots to astronauts and commercial airlines, Breitling has served the aviation community with reliable, efficient timepieces since the early days of flying. Now, the Swiss manufacturer is investing in the next generation of pilots with the Breitling Aviation Scholarship Fund.

Jul 09, 2015
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Giving

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AOPA donates to Veterans Airlift Command

As part of an effort around Veteran's Day last year, AOPA announced it would contribute 10 percent of new memberships and renewals it received between Nov. 11 and 22 to the Veterans Airlift Command. The effort enabled AOPA to donate $1,380 to the organization.

Jan 19, 2016

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2015 a record-breaker for Hat in the Ring Society

The “amazing generosity” of new and renewing members of the AOPA Foundation’s Hat in the Ring Society powered it to a record-breaking 2015.

Jan 12, 2016

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Goal in sight for Hat in the Ring Society's $200,000 match

The AOPA Foundation's Hat in the Ring Society is in the home stretch of the $200,000 match challenge.

Dec 21, 2015
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IAOPA

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IAOPA updates brand

The International Council of Aircraft Owner and Pilot Associations is updating its logo as part of an effort to establish a unified global brand.

Apr 20, 2016

News release

ESTONIA BECOMES 74th IAOPA AFFILIATE

ESTONIA BECOMES 74th IAOPA AFFILIATE

Apr 30, 2015

Article

Canadian Owners and Pilots Association president to retire

The world’s second-largest general aviation aircraft owner and pilot organization will soon have new leadership for the first time in nearly two decades.

Dec 11, 2014
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Membership

Article

Meet the next AOPA sweepstakes airplane

Now that our Reimagined 152 has found a new home, it’s time to focus on AOPA’s next sweepstakes airplane, a Cessna 172.

Mar 22, 2016 | comments

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Eric Peterson wins AOPA's You Can Fly Sweepstakes 152

Eric Peterson, a missionary pilot who has operated search-and-rescue, disaster relief, and humanitarian flights for almost 40 years, was awarded the AOPA 2015 You Can Fly Sweepstakes top prize, a Reimagined Cessna 152, at a surprise presentation March 22 in North Carolina.

Mar 22, 2016 | comments

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AOPA works to grow the pilot community, you can help

You can help AOPA in its efforts to grow the pilot population by inviting pilots and aviation enthusiasts to join the organization's worldwide community.

Mar 07, 2016
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