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News release

AOPA ANNOUNCES EXCITING NEW FLIGHT TRAINING LOANS

AOPA ANNOUNCES EXCITING NEW FLIGHT TRAINING LOANS

Mar 03, 2015

Advocacy

AOPA issues call to action on Pilot's Bill of Rights 2

AOPA is calling on its members to take immediate action to build support for new legislation that would reform the third class medical process and provide other protections for general aviation pilots.

Mar 02, 2015 | comments

Advocacy

AMEs get video guidance on new sleep apnea policy

The FAA has released an eight-minute video providing aviation medical examiners with guidance on the agency's new obstructive sleep apnea policy, which takes effect March 2.

Feb 26, 2015 | comments
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Air Safety Institute

Article

AOPA connects with members at Northwest Aviation Conference

AOPA connected with hundreds of pilots, aircraft owners, and aviation enthusiasts during the thirty-second Northwest Aviation Conference held in Puyallup, Washington, Feb. 21 and 22.

Feb 23, 2015

News release

AOPA AIR SAFETY INSTITUTE RELEASES NEW COURSE TO HELP PILOTS AVOID RUNWAY INCURSIONS

AOPA AIR SAFETY INSTITUTE RELEASES NEW COURSE TO HELP PILOTS AVOID RUNWAY INCURSIONS

Feb 20, 2015

Article

Air Safety Institute debuts seaplane, helicopter FIRC electives

AOPA’s popular electronic flight instructor refresher course (eFIRC) provides a customized way for flight instructors to fulfill their currency requirement by offering 13 pilot-selectable electives – including new seaplane and helicopter elements.

Feb 11, 2015
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AOPA Foundation

Article

AOPA connects with members at Northwest Aviation Conference

AOPA connected with hundreds of pilots, aircraft owners, and aviation enthusiasts during the thirty-second Northwest Aviation Conference held in Puyallup, Washington, Feb. 21 and 22.

Feb 23, 2015

Article

Safety

You and your fellow flying club members are trained to handle in-flight emergencies, but are you prepared to endure a forced landing? Of the millions of GA flights every year, only a few end with unplanned off-airport landings. Even though the odds of a crash are slim, the potential consequences are harsh—which is why you should prepare and take basic precautions. To help, the AOPA Air Safety Institute (ASI) offers a video, publication, seminar, and web page of resources dedicated to this topic.

Feb 15, 2015

Article

Safety

This year AOPA’s Air Safety Institute (ASI) is creating some incentives to make learning fun. By taking ASI courses you will automatically receive a prize entry for each qualified free online safety course, Real Pilot Story, and Accident Case Study you take each quarter—the more courses you take, the more chances to win. Four separate winners will be awarded in March, June, September, and December starting with a Stratus 2 ADS-B receiver, courtesy of Sporty’s Pilot Shop.

Jan 18, 2015
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Corporate Partners

Article

Breitling becomes AOPA Strategic Partner

AOPA and famed Swiss watch maker Breitling have announced a Strategic Partnership that will support programs to educate and engage the next generation of pilots across the country.

Oct 02, 2014

Article

Jeppesen becomes AOPA corporate premier partner

AOPA and Jeppesen announced a new corporate premier partnership May 5 that will support many of the programs that educate and engage AOPA members across the country.

May 05, 2014

Article

PilotWorkshops becomes AOPA Premier Partner

PilotWorkshops will provide AOPA members with free online access to an extensive library of quality audio and video aviation training programs as a new AOPA Premier Partner, AOPA announced March 28.

Mar 28, 2014
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Giving

Article

Safety

You and your fellow flying club members are trained to handle in-flight emergencies, but are you prepared to endure a forced landing? Of the millions of GA flights every year, only a few end with unplanned off-airport landings. Even though the odds of a crash are slim, the potential consequences are harsh—which is why you should prepare and take basic precautions. To help, the AOPA Air Safety Institute (ASI) offers a video, publication, seminar, and web page of resources dedicated to this topic.

Feb 15, 2015

Article

Safety

In my house, every Friday night is “Movie Night.” While the movies are rarely educational (I don’t think I learned anything from the Lego Movie), we look forward to the weekly opportunity to spend time together. Why not use the same concept for your Flying Club (with the addition of education, of course)?

Dec 21, 2014

Article

Challenge benefits AOPA Foundation

In a friendly challenge between AOPA Foundation Executive Director Jim Minow and AOPA President Mark Baker, general aviation will ultimately be the winner.

Dec 18, 2014
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IAOPA

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

Advocacy

The Kiwi way

A New Zealand delegation came to AOPA headquarters recently to share ideas about ways a planned satellite-based air traffic control system can benefit general aviation pilots.

Oct 15, 2014

Advocacy

IAOPA holds 27th World Assembly in Beijing

Leaders of the International Council of Aircraft Owner and Pilot Associations’ (IAOPA) 73 worldwide affiliates convened in Beijing in September for their twenty-seventh biennial World Assembly to discuss challenges confronting the world’s general aviation community.

Sep 26, 2014
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Membership

Pilot Magazine

Sweepstakes 2015: Meet your new 152

Your “Reimagined” AOPA 2015 Sweepstakes 152 is just like all the 30-something trainers you’ve ever flown—and it’s nothing like them.

Nov 12, 2014

Article

A golden opportunity in the Golden Isles

The beautiful Georgia coast promises to be a big draw for AOPA's final fly-in of 2014, taking place Nov. 8 on St. Simons Island.

Oct 08, 2014

Article

AOPA sweepstakes roll call

Catch up on AOPA sweepstakes airplanes.

Oct 05, 2014 | comments
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