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LATEST ATC SPINOFF PROPOSAL MEETS CONTINUED AND HEAVY OPPOSITION

EAA joins other leading GA organizations in criticizing proposal EAA AVIATION CENTER, Oshkosh, Wisconsin – (June 21, 2018) – Today, six associations representing the general aviation industry issued a statement strongly opposing the Trump Administration for including in its government … Continue reading

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EAA AIRVENTURE OSHKOSH 2018 NOTAM NOW AVAILABLE FOR PILOTS FLYING TO OSHKOSH

Oshkosh air traffic procedures are required reading for all aviators flying to AirVenture EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (April 30, 2018) — The Federal Aviation Administration has released the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018 Notice to Airmen (NOTAM), featuring arrival … Continue reading

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AOPA AND AVIATION GROUPS SPEAK OUT AGAINST FAA DECISION TO WITH HOLD WEATHER INFORMATION FROM PILOTS

FREDERICK, MD –The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) and 13 other aviation and state organizations issued a joint statement in response to the FAA’s decision against including numerous surface weather observations sites in the system that provides textual information to … Continue reading

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Save The Date – 2018 MATA Annual Meeting – May 7th

The Annual Meeting of the MATA membership is Monday, May 7th, 2018 at South St. Paul Terminal facilities at the South St. Paul Airport (KSGS). The meeting will be held from 10 AM until 3 PM You may fly in … Continue reading

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NATA Town Hall Meeting

NATA Town Hall Meeting for aviation businesses, sponsored by the National Air Transportation Association, Thursday, May 10, 2018, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm CDT, Thunderbird Aviation (FCM), Flying Cloud Airport, 14091 Pioneer Trail, Eden Prairie, MN 55347. RSVP: 612-941-1212.

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AOPA ISSUES IMMEDIATE CALL TO ACTION OPPOSING LAST-MINUTE ATC GRAB

FREDERICK, MD –The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) issued a call to action today to members and pilots asking them to contact their member of Congress to defeat a last-minute air traffic control grab. In an eleventh-hour backroom deal … Continue reading

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Flight Training Scholarship Applications Now Open!

The AOPA Foundation and the You Can Fly High School Aviation Initiative are helping high school students and AOPA members, ages 15 and up, reach their aviation goals through the 2018 Flight Training Scholarship Program. To learn about all of … Continue reading

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EAA Drone Day Camp Has Been Cancel

Due to unforeseen circumstances, EAA unfortunately must cancel the Drone Day Camp that was originally scheduled for December 28, 2017. Any registration fees already paid will be fully refunded.   Sorry for any inconvenience.

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Kansas Lieutenant Governor To Speak At Wichita Aero Club Luncheon

Jeff Colyer, the soon-to-be-Governor of Kansas, has accepted an invitation from the Wichita Aero Club to address its members at a luncheon on Tuesday, November 7 at the Crestview Country Club in Wichita, it was announced today. The luncheon will … Continue reading

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Black Aviators Recognized

In Madison Overture Center Exhibit We have all heard of Amelia Earhart, but have you ever heard of Bessie Coleman? She, too, was a famous woman aviator who, in 1921, had to go to France to get her pilot’s certificate … Continue reading

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