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Pilots get chance to meet with state legislatorsPilots get chance to meet with state legislators

AOPA members have the opportunity to meet with state legislator in New Mexico, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Iowa to discuss aviation issues and initiatives.
The Capitol is home to the U.S. Congress and its House and Senate governing bodies, two of the many government agencies that have influence over general aviation. Photo by David Tulis.

Each of the states will host an aviation day during which the public can attend events at the capitols to talk to legislators and their staff.

“It is important to share the impact and importance of general aviation with state legislators so they can consider it as they are voting on bills and legislation,” said AOPA Central Southwest Regional Manager Yasmina Platt, who will attend the aviation days in New Mexico, Kansas, and Oklahoma. Platt has participated in several Iowa aviation days.

AOPA encourages members to attend the aviation days, but if unable, please contact your legislators to make them aware of the event in their area.

Dave Hirschman

Dave Hirschman

AOPA Pilot Editor at Large
AOPA Pilot Editor at Large Dave Hirschman joined AOPA in 2008. He has an airline transport pilot certificate and instrument and multiengine flight instructor certificates. Dave flies vintage, historical, and Experimental airplanes and specializes in tailwheel and aerobatic instruction.
Topics: Economic Impact, State Legislation

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