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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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WORLD WAR II ACE BUD ANDERSON AT EAA ON NOV. 17 FOR AVIATION ADVENTURE SPEAKER SERIES

Presentation free of charge and open to public EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (November 8, 2016) — Col. Clarence “Bud” Anderson, a triple ace fighter pilot during World War II, is the featured guest for the EAA AirVenture Museum’s … Continue reading

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Bob Hoover Celebration of Life

Bob Hoover Celebration of Life, Friday, November 18, 2016, 12:00 Noon to 2:00 PM CST Clay Lacy Aviation in association with Van Nuys Airport – 7435 Valjean Way – Van Nuys, CA 91406 For Tickets or Additional Information Visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bob-hoover-celebration-of-life-registration-28963723276

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AOPA, NBAA SEEK TO INTERVENE IN SANTA MONICA COURT CASE

FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) and the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) have jointly filed a motion to intervene in a case before the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit regarding the continuing operation … Continue reading

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The Countdown Is On For The Red Bull Air Race Debut At Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Indianapolis (USA) – The most highly anticipated stop of the 2016 Red Bull Air Race calendar happens on 1-2 October, when the official world championship comes to the iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the first time. The jam-packed weekend of … Continue reading

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Legendary Golfer & Pilot Arnold Palmer Passed Away

OSHKOSH, WIS. – Legendary golfer and pilot, Arnold Palmer, 87, passed away September 25, 2016, leaving many friends in the aviation community. Among them EAA chairman/CEO Jack Pelton, who knew Pelton as a customer of Cessna Aircraft when Pelton was CEO … Continue reading

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EAA SURPASSES 200,000 MEMBERS

Recreational aviation organization continues to grow and engage flying enthusiasts EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (Sept. 22, 2016) — The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), the recreational aviation organization that began in 1953 as a group of individuals dedicated to … Continue reading

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