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AOPA 2018 FLY-IN LOCATIONS ANNOUNCED

FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has released its much anticipated 2018 fly-in locations. The popular two-day events will kick off June 15 and 16 in Missoula, Montana, then head to Santa Fe, New Mexico, Sept. 14 … Continue reading

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URGENT! ACT NOW! ATC PRIVATIZATION COULD BE ENACTED AS SOON AS NEXT WEEK!

On Tuesday, September 5, 2017, members of Congress returned to Washington, D.C. from their August district work period to consider several items, including FAA Reauthorization. Proponents of Air Traffic Control Privatization continue to push for floor consideration of H.R. 2997 as early … Continue reading

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EAA AMONG GENERAL AVIATION GROUPS OPPOSING AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL PRIVATIZATION

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (June 21, 2017) — The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) today joined a consortium of general aviation groups united in opposition to legislation introduced by Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pennsylvania), which includes provisions to turn the nation’s … Continue reading

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AOPA ISSUES CALL TO ACTION AGAINST ATC PRIVATIZATION

FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) is mobilizing its almost 350,000 members and other supporters to write their representatives in Congress asking them to stand up against the 21st Century AIRR Act (H.R. 2997), which was passed … Continue reading

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EAA Changes Name of Museum

Published in Midwest Flyer – February 2017 OSHKOSH, WIS.- As of March 1, 2017, the EAA AirVenture Museum will formally be known as the EAA Aviation Museum. That includes websites, future stories, or calendar references. There is no need to … Continue reading

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LACK OF SNOW FORCES CHANGES IN EAA SKIPLANE FLY-IN ON SATURDAY, FEB. 18, 2017

Pioneer Airport open house, aviator gathering and refreshments still on that day Published in Midwest Flyer – February 16, 2017 EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (February 15, 2017) — The current lack of snow in Oshkosh and absence of … Continue reading

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EAA STATEMENT ON FAA RELEASE OF THIRD-CLASS MEDICAL REFORM RULE

FAA’s BasicMed will take effect on May 1, 2017 EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (January 10, 2017) — Years of effort by EAA and AOPA culminated on Tuesday morning as the FAA announced regulations that will implement the aeromedical reform … Continue reading

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AOPA STATEMENT ON THE RELEASE OF THE FINAL THIRD CLASS MEDICAL REFORM RULE AND EFFECTIVE DATE

FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) issued the following after the FAA released its final rule for third class medical reform which the agency has named BasicMed: Teams of AOPA experts are now examining the regulations, … Continue reading

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CITY IN THE SKY – A PBS Look at the Global Aviation Industry

Three-part BBC-PBS co-production goes behind the scenes with rare access to showcase what keeps hundreds of thousands of flights aloft daily Premieres February 8 at 9:00 p.m. CT For a quick sneak peek, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2vRAFXYh2S0

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AOPA HOSTS SECOND ANNUAL HIGH SCHOOL AVIATION STEM SYMPOSIUM

FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) hosted its second annual High School Aviation STEM Symposium at Seattle’s Museum of Flight Nov. 6 and 7. The event was attended by almost 200 education and aviation industry representatives from … Continue reading

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