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Progress soon on Third Class Medical reform?

Find out what's taking so darned long to get any progress on Third Class Medical reform,and how the measure could start moving forward soon.

Jun 25, 2015

Article

Maryland Cub Scouts take flight at AOPA

Maryland Cub Scouts, their den masters, and an army of volunteers swarmed around AOPA’s headquarters for a week of traditional scouting day camp activities mixed with large doses of fun aviation events.

Jun 24, 2015 | comments

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AOPA Foundation to fund nonprofit flight training scholarships

Nonprofit organizations seeking to offer flight training scholarships to aspiring aviators can receive help funding the scholarships through the AOPA Foundation's new grant program.

Jun 23, 2015
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Air Safety Institute

Advocacy

AOPA partners with FAA on Fly Safe campaign

AOPA is working with the FAA to address loss of control accidents as part of the Fly Safe campaign launched at the AOPA Homecoming Fly-In.

Jun 11, 2015 | comments

Article

Perry joins CAP Board of Governors

Air Safety Institute Senior Vice President and former Naval aviator George Perry has joined the Civil Air Patrol’s Board of Governors, CAP announced June 10.

Jun 11, 2015

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Accident Case Study: Final Approach

On January 13, 2013, a Piper Arrow collided with trees during an emergency approach to Delaware’s Dover Air Force Base. Come along as we re-create the pilot's final flight, and seek to understand the circumstances that led him down a path to disaster.

Jun 11, 2015
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AOPA Foundation

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AOPA Foundation to fund nonprofit flight training scholarships

Nonprofit organizations seeking to offer flight training scholarships to aspiring aviators can receive help funding the scholarships through the AOPA Foundation's new grant program.

Jun 23, 2015

Article

Safety

The Air Safety Institute’s Accident Case Studies (ACS) are one of the most popular ways to improve your club members’ knowledge and safety. A new ACS video using Microsoft Flight Simulator and actual ATC audio, recreates a fatal accident in which a Piper Arrow collided with trees during an emergency approach to Delaware’s Dover Air Force Base. Every pilot can learn from this Accident Case Study, from pre-flight planning, to proper communication and choosing the right alternate airports.

Jun 21, 2015

Article

Inspiration nation

The airplane remains a potent tool for sparking inspiration, and AOPA is offering new support to the growing movement to bring aeronautics into high school classrooms.

Jun 16, 2015 | comments
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Corporate Partners

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Cirrus named AOPA Supporting Sponsor

AOPA welcomed Cirrus Aircraft as a Supporting Sponsor June 9. Cirrus Aircraft is the first general aviation aircraft manufacturer to participate in the AOPA Corporate Partnership program.

Jun 09, 2015

News release

CIRRUS AIRCRAFT NAMED AOPA SUPPORTING SPONSOR

CIRRUS AIRCRAFT NAMED AOPA SUPPORTING SPONSOR

Jun 09, 2015

Article

AOPA, Aircraft Spruce renew strategic partnership

AOPA and premier aviation retailer Aircraft Spruce and Specialty Co., celebrating its fiftieth anniversary, have renewed their strategic partnership.

Mar 27, 2015
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Safety

The Air Safety Institute’s Accident Case Studies (ACS) are one of the most popular ways to improve your club members’ knowledge and safety. A new ACS video using Microsoft Flight Simulator and actual ATC audio, recreates a fatal accident in which a Piper Arrow collided with trees during an emergency approach to Delaware’s Dover Air Force Base. Every pilot can learn from this Accident Case Study, from pre-flight planning, to proper communication and choosing the right alternate airports.

Jun 21, 2015

News release

Baseball star Ken Griffey Jr. named Hat in the Ring co-chair

Ken Griffey Jr., the 13-time Major League Baseball All-Star and accomplished private pilot, has been named an honorary co-chair of the AOPA Foundation’s Hat in the Ring Society.

Jun 11, 2015

News release

BASEBALL ALL-STAR AND PILOT KEN GRIFFEY JR. JOINS AOPA HAT IN THE RING SOCIETY AS HONORARY CO-CHAIR

BASEBALL ALL-STAR AND PILOT KEN GRIFFEY JR. JOINS AOPA HAT IN THE RING SOCIETY AS HONORARY CO-CHAIR

Jun 10, 2015
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IAOPA

News release

ESTONIA BECOMES 74th IAOPA AFFILIATE

ESTONIA BECOMES 74th IAOPA AFFILIATE

Apr 30, 2015

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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
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Membership

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Inspiration nation

The airplane remains a potent tool for sparking inspiration, and AOPA is offering new support to the growing movement to bring aeronautics into high school classrooms.

Jun 16, 2015 | comments

Article

Ninety-Nines solo scholarship applications due July 7

The Ninety-Nines and Experimental Aircraft Association will award $3,000 to support one young woman’s flight training through her first solo and beyond through the 2015 Karen Johnson Solo Scholarship.

Jun 01, 2015

Article

AEA, GAMA announce scholarship winners

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association and Aircraft Electronics Association announced the winners of 26 aviation scholarships in May, including a pilot and students pursuing a career in the general aviation maintenance and aircraft electronics industry.

May 27, 2015
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