Archives: AOPA

Flying Musicians To Perform On The Ramp At AOPA Regional Fly-In In Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. – The Flying Musicians Association (FMA) has been performing at each AOPA Fly-In across the country this summer. The association of pilot musicians will next perform August 22, 2015 at Anoka County – Blaine Airport in the Twin … Continue reading

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AOPA – Working For You In Each & Every State

News & Information You’ll Want To Know In Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska & Iowa by Yasmina Platt Manager, AOPA Central Southwest Region We are approaching the end of most of the legislative sessions in the Central Region and continuing to see … Continue reading

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State Legislative Issues Continue As Summer Takes Off For GA

News & Information You’ll Want To Know In Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota & South Dakota by Bryan Budds Manager, AOPA Great Lakes Region Can you believe we are already halfway through the year? For most of … Continue reading

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Lowering The Cost of ADS-B

by Mark R. Baker, President & CEO Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association If you’ve been following the discussions around the FAA’s 2020 mandate for aircraft to equip with ADS-B Out, then you know that AOPA has made lowering the cost … Continue reading

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2015 Starts Strong…

News & Information You’ll Want To Know In Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska & Iowa by Yasmina Platt Manager, AOPA Central Southwest Region This year has started pretty strong for us in the Central Southwest Region. We are seeing a lot of … Continue reading

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A New Pilot’s Bill of Rights

by Mark R. Baker, President & CEO Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Legislators in both the House and Senate recently introduced bills known as the Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2 (PBR2) that could finally bring long awaited third-class medical reform … Continue reading

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AOPA Announces 2015 Fly-In Dates & Locations

FREDERICK, MD. – Building on the popularity and success of its inaugural events, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) will host five regional fly-ins at new locations nationwide during 2015, which will include AOPA’s Homecoming Fly-In at its headquarters … Continue reading

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Five New Fly-Ins For 2015

by Mark R. Baker, President & CEO Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Last year AOPA tried something really different. Instead of a big annual convention, we decided to host a series of small one-day fly-ins at locations around the country—and … Continue reading

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AOPA’s Mark Baker Receives Legacy Award At Living Legends of Aviation Ceremony

FREDERICK, MD – Mark Baker, president of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), was awarded the ‘Harrison Ford Legacy in Aviation Award’ Friday during the 12th annual Living Legends of Aviation Awards celebration in Beverly Hills. Baker was recognized … Continue reading

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AOPA Announces 2015 Fly-In Plans

New locations, activities will highlight grassroots gatherings celebrating general aviation FREDERICK, MD. – Building on the popularity and success of its inaugural events, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) will host five Fly-Ins at new locations nationwide during 2015, … Continue reading

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