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Pilots should note upcoming TFR over Florida

The FAA has issued a flight advisory and notam to alert pilots of an upcoming presidential temporary flight restriction over the Palm City, Florida, area on March 28 and 29.

Mar 20, 2015

Article

High schoolers earn college credit exploring aviation careers

Twenty-seven students from nine high schools are enrolled for the initial, winter 2015 semester of the Aviation Academy at Community College of Beaver County, Pennsylvania.

Mar 11, 2015

Advocacy

Alaska airspace complex comments sought

AOPA has expressed concerns over aspects of a proposed expansion of the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex. Pilots are encouraged to comment by April 10.

Mar 11, 2015
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Airspace Classes

Article

High schoolers earn college credit exploring aviation careers

Twenty-seven students from nine high schools are enrolled for the initial, winter 2015 semester of the Aviation Academy at Community College of Beaver County, Pennsylvania.

Mar 11, 2015

Pilot Magazine

Droning on

From search-and-rescue missions to crop surveying; from capturing movie action sequences to starring in them—unmanned aircraft systems have progressed from a niche hobby to a booming industry.

Mar 10, 2015

Pilot Magazine

ATC angels

Let’s face it, pilots sometimes find themselves in real “aw, shucks” situations. Despite superior skill, judgment, ingenuity, good looks, or enthusiasm, things just aren’t working out.

Mar 09, 2015
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SFRA

Article

Pilot Getaways: Shenandoah Mountain retreat

In Virginia's Allegheny Mountains, you'll find a fly-in community with an unusual combination of skiing, snowboarding, and golf just a few steps from the tiedown area. Family-friendly Bryce Resort is known for its all-season fun for everyone, according to Pilot Getaways.

Feb 10, 2015 | comments

Advocacy

TFR scheduled for State of the Union address on Jan. 20

A temporary flight restriction will be in effect in Washington, D.C.-area airspace for the State of the Union address on Jan. 20.

Jan 14, 2015

Advocacy

FAA deputy administrator a new pilot

Many student pilots are nervous come checkride day. When you’re a top official at the agency responsible for the safe operation of the largest airspace system in the world, it can add to the pressure.

Dec 18, 2014 | comments
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SUA

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Pilots urged to review update on Twentynine Palms airspace plan

AOPA is urging members to study the Marine Corps' special-use airspace proposal at Twentynine Palms, California, and address its impact on general aviation.

Feb 11, 2015 | comments

Pilot Magazine

Pilot Briefing: Chart Challenge

Areas with a preponderance of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) activity are typically noted on sectional charts with a small airplane symbol.

Jan 09, 2015

Article

Bonanza Society announces free courses for members

In an effort to remove obstacles to pilot participation in potentially lifesaving training, the American Bonanza Society will make its online Beechcraft Pilot Proficiency Program available to members free of charge.

Jan 07, 2015
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TFR

Advocacy

Pilots should note upcoming TFR over Florida

The FAA has issued a flight advisory and notam to alert pilots of an upcoming presidential temporary flight restriction over the Palm City, Florida, area on March 28 and 29.

Mar 20, 2015

Advocacy

FAA warns of SoCal TFRs March 12, 13

Multiple temporary flight restrictions will be active in the Los Angeles, California, region March 12 and 13, the FAA announced.

Mar 09, 2015

Article

NORAD talks TFRs

With Super Bowl XLIX around the corner, AOPA sat down with the commander in charge of national air defense.

Jan 29, 2015
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