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The National Air Traffic Controllers Association and AOPA Air Safety Institute recognized on March 22 controllers from around the country who helped pilots avoid disaster in 2016. AOPA file photo.

‘We’re here for you’

Santa Monica Municipal Airport. Photo by Mike Fizer.

American Flyers to exit Santa Monica in April

The FAA Aerospace Forecast Report Fiscal Years 2017 to 2037 issued March 21 is the first to include data and predictions for drones. Chart created from FAA data.

GA maintains as drones surge

Photo by Mike Fizer.

AOPA, industry groups ask for specifics on ATC privatization

Palm Beach Flight Training Office Manager Michelle Edwards endures slow days at the flight school when presidential TFRs shut down Lantana Airport. Photo courtesy of Palm Beach Flight Training.

Lantana Airport businesses scramble to survive

Doc's first flight at  McConnell Air Force Base in 2016 capped a 16-year restoration effort by Doc's Friends. Photo by Mike Fizer.

'Doc' and 'Fifi' to fly in for EAA AirVenture

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