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HondaJet gets provisional type certificate

Honda Aircraft announced March 27 that it had received FAA provisional type certification for the HondaJet, paving the way for final type certification “in the next few months.”

Mar 27, 2015

News release

AOPA AIR SAFETY INSTITUTE OFFERS NEW SAFETY COURSE ON TRANSITIONING TO DIFFERENT AIRPLANES

AOPA AIR SAFETY INSTITUTE OFFERS NEW SAFETY COURSE ON TRANSITIONING TO DIFFERENT AIRPLANES

Mar 27, 2015

Advocacy

Baker meets with key legislators on GA issues

AOPA President Mark Baker met with key allies in Congress to seek support on critical issues, including third class medical reform.

Mar 25, 2015
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Aircraft Manufacturer

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HondaJet gets provisional type certificate

Honda Aircraft announced March 27 that it had received FAA provisional type certification for the HondaJet, paving the way for final type certification “in the next few months.”

Mar 27, 2015

News release

AOPA AIR SAFETY INSTITUTE OFFERS NEW SAFETY COURSE ON TRANSITIONING TO DIFFERENT AIRPLANES

AOPA AIR SAFETY INSTITUTE OFFERS NEW SAFETY COURSE ON TRANSITIONING TO DIFFERENT AIRPLANES

Mar 27, 2015

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Guimbal Cabri G2 now FAA certified

Europe's only piston helicopter manufacturer has crossed the pond. Guimbal's Cabri G2 is now FAA certified and has settled into the primary training market.

Mar 25, 2015
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Avionics Manufacturer

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Frasca tries to change the culture

Although widely accepted in the airplane world, simulation use continues to lag in helicopter training. Frasca aims to change that with the introduction of its R44 TruFlite.

Mar 25, 2015

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NavWorx offers new ADS-B option

NavWorx announced Feb. 11 an Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) transceiver with an introductory price of $699, giving kit builders an affordable route to mandate compliance.

Feb 12, 2015 | comments

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Garmin updates GDL 69

Garmin has updated the GDL 69 datalink receiver to take advantage of the SiriusXM G4 network, providing pilots with weather data and music.

Dec 15, 2014
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Flying Club

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FAA names 2015 National General Aviation Award honorees

The FAA has announced the individuals who are the 2015 National General Aviation Award honorees, recognized for their contributions to GA.

Mar 20, 2015

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UAV innovator to receive aero club award

The Aero Club of New England announced that it will bestow its Godfrey L. Cabot Award on Abraham E. Karem, president of Karem Aircraft.

Mar 17, 2015

Article

News From Headquarters

The start of spring can only mean one thing – Sun ‘n Fun is just around the corner. The annual “Spring Break for Pilots” is the start of the fly-in season for AOPA. The week-long event in Lakeland, Florida is the first of seven AOPA events this year. Learn more about the seminars and activities AOPA has planned for flying clubs this year.

Mar 15, 2015
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Financial

Advocacy

North Dakota’s aviation growth presents challenges

A growing general aviation sector has an annual $1.5 billion impact in North Dakota, making support of the state’s 89 public-use airports a priority, AOPA said.

Mar 25, 2015

Advocacy

NY event focuses on aviation funding, competitiveness

More aviation jobs, a competitive tax structure, and a fully funded airport improvement program were objectives pressed at an Aviation Advocacy Day event in Albany, New York.

Mar 18, 2015

Advocacy

Tax exemption, liability protection bills backed in Missouri

Missouri aircraft dealers would sell more aircraft to out-of-state purchasers if lawmakers pass a bill exempting the sales from state sales-and-use taxes, AOPA said.

Mar 18, 2015
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