Archives: AOPA

AOPA Releases New ‘Destinations’ Platform To Inspire & Inform Pilots

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has announced new tools to provide access to more general aviation travel information than ever before. With the theme of “explore the world from the … Continue reading

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High Schools Urged To Apply For Free Aviation Curriculum

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue The Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA) is inviting high schools to apply for AOPA’s free, innovative, aviation-based, ninth-grade science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) curriculum. The ninth-grade courses are the first … Continue reading

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Why You Should Be An AOPA Foundation Donor

by Bill Blake Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue If you are not an AOPA Foundation donor, you should be. The foundation’s two main programs are the “You Can Fly” program and the “Air Safety Institute.” Over the … Continue reading

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Concerns Addressed Over Massive Powder River Training Complex Special Use Airspace

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager / Government Affairs & Airport Advocacy / Great Lakes Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue On April 5th, 2018, I along with staff from Ellsworth Air Force Base, … Continue reading

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It’s up to us

by Mark Baker AOPA President & CEO Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue In my 30-plus years as a pilot, I’ve met a lot of people who say they always wanted to learn to fly, but never did. … Continue reading

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AOPA Releases Flight Training Experience Survey

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association’s (AOPA) “You Can Fly” initiative announced that the 2018 Flight Training Experience Survey is available to take online and will remain open until August 13. Each … 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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AOPA Withdraws FAA Complaint Against Waukegan Airport

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue FREDERICK, MD – In August 2017, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) filed three Part 13 complaints with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) over egregious FBO fees at three airports, one … Continue reading

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Midwest Pilots Baker & Clisham Named Living Legends of Aviation

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue BEVERLY HILLS, CALIF. – The fifteenth annual Living Legends of Aviation awards ceremony was held January 19, 2018 at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, California. Actor and pilot, John Travolta, … Continue reading

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SiriusXM Supports AOPA “You Can Fly”

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue FREDERICK, MD –The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) and SiriusXM have a new agreement that will support AOPA Air Safety Institute programs and feature SiriusXM Aviation services in the AOPA “You … Continue reading

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