Archives: AOPA

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

Posted in AOPA, AOPA Regional Report, April/May 2015, Columns, Columns | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in AOPA, April/May 2015, Columns, Columns, From AOPA Headquarters | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in AOPA, All Headlines, February/March 2015, Fly-Ins & Air Shows, Headlines | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in AOPA, Columns, February/March 2015, From AOPA Headquarters | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in AOPA, News | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in AOPA, News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Learn & Earn Your Way To Becoming A Better Pilot

AOPA’s Air Safety Institute Offers Valuable Rewards With The Fun of Learning FREDERICK, Md. – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association Foundation’s (AOPA) Air Safety Institute (ASI) today launched the “Earn & Learn Safety Challenge,” an innovative new program that … Continue reading

Posted in AOPA, News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

AOPA Announces 2014 Flight Training Awards & Scholarships

FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has awarded its third annual Flight Training Excellence Awards to top flight schools and flight instructors ranked by more than 3,600 flight students who voluntarily reviewed their flight training experience … Continue reading

Posted in AOPA, Dec 2014/Jan 2015, People, Sections | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Minnesota Pilot Wins AOPA Sweepstakes Debonair…. AOPA President Stages Air-To-Air Delivery

LITCHFIELD, MINN. – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has awarded its 2014 Sweepstakes Airplane, a fully-restored 1963 Beechcraft 35-B33 Debonair, to Steve Lagergren, an AOPA member from Litchfield, Minn. Lagergren, who built and flies his own RV-7 kitplane, … Continue reading

Posted in AOPA, Dec 2014/Jan 2015, People, Sections | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

AOPA Medical Advisory Board Supports Third Class Medical Reform

The AOPA Medical Advisory Board is the latest group to urge quick action on the proposed Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) rule that would allow thousands more pilots to fly without the need for a third class medical certificate. In a … Continue reading

Posted in AOPA, Dec 2014/Jan 2015, Sections | Tagged | Leave a comment