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THIRD CLASS MEDICAL REFORM INCLUDED IN DEFENSE BILL

FREDERICK, MD – Third class medical reform will once again go to the full Senate for a vote, this time as part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The Senate Armed Services Committee on May 13 approved the NDAA, … Continue reading

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RARA Statement on NAHI Announcement

RENO, Nev. – Mike Crowell, President and CEO of The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA), today made the following statement regarding the National Aviation Heritage Invitational’s decision to suspend the Heritage Trophy competition in 2016: “The Reno Air Racing Association … Continue reading

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BERTRAND PICCARD SPOKES WITH U.N. SECRETARY GENERAL BAN KI-MOON LIVE FROM THE COCKPIT DURING THE PARIS AGREEMENT SIGNATURE AT THE UN HQ

Bertrand Piccard spoke with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon directly from the cockpit of Solar Impulse 2 while flying over the Pacific Ocean during a video conference on Friday April 22 from the United Nations in New York where 175 nations had just signed … Continue reading

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World of Aviation

The World of Aviation will air tonight at 11:50 PM featuring Nancy Grazzini-Olson, owner of Thunderbird Aviation and Academy College (of Aviation) in the Twin Cites… her chief flight instructor, “Fred….” Jeff Hamiel, executive director with the Metropolitan Airports Commission … Continue reading

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AOPA Joins Industry Letter Asking Congress To Preserve Contract Tower Funding

FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) joined in a letter with other aviation industry groups asking Congress to preserve the funding for contracted air traffic control towers. AOPA President Mark Baker signed the letter along with the leaders … Continue reading

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Senate Commerce Committee Passes FAA Reauthorization

EAA efforts advance aeromedical reform; no ATC privatization or GA user fees in bill EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (March 16, 2016) — EAA members received good news from the Senate Commerce Committee today, as it gave quick, unanimous … Continue reading

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GAMA APPLAUDS FAA RELEASE OF DRAFT RULE TO IMPLEMENT THE SMALL AIRPLANE REVITALIZATION ACT

Washington, DC – General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) President and CEO Pete Bunce today issued the following statement about the FAA’s publication of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) directed by the Small Airplane Revitalization Act of 2013: “With today’s … Continue reading

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AOPA ENCOURAGED BY PROPOSED FAA RULE ON AIRCRAFT CERTIFICATION

FREDERICK, MD – The FAA has announced a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) which would replace today’s highly prescriptive design requirements with performance- and risk-based standards for aircraft certification under Part 23. “This NPRM includes much needed and long overdue reforms … Continue reading

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AOPA STATEMENT ON SENATE FAA REAUTHORIZATION LEGISLATION

Third-Class Medical Reform And Other Measures Will Save Pilots Millions And Improve Safety FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) issued the following statement after the introduction of The FAA Reauthorization Act of 2016, S. 2658, in the U.S. … Continue reading

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