Archives: AOPA

Wisconsin Aeronautics Director & AOPA President Selected For National Drone Advisory Committee

Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Members of the newly established Drone Advisory Committee (DAC) were announced August 31, 2016, by the Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics (RTCA), a not-for-profit organization that functions as an advisory … Continue reading

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AOPA, NBAA SEEK TO INTERVENE IN SANTA MONICA COURT CASE

FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) and the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) have jointly filed a motion to intervene in a case before the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit regarding the continuing operation … Continue reading

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Illinois Congressman Hosts Roundtable On GA

PEORIA, ILL. – Illinois Congressman Darin LaHood hosted a General Aviation Roundtable, August 23, 2016, at Mount Hawley Auxiliary Airport in Peoria, Illinois, to bring together general aviation stakeholders and pilots to discuss the transportation issues facing small airports, rural … Continue reading

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Measuring Success

by Mark R. Baker President & CEO Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 In business, we say you can’t manage what you don’t measure. That’s true no matter the goal. At AOPA we’re working … Continue reading

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President Signs FAA Extension & Third Class Medical Reform Legislation

Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following the President signing into law an FAA Authorization extension, including Third Class Medical Reform, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) President & CEO Mark Baker told members, “We did … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Native Named AOPA Great Lakes Ambassador

Published In Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has named Andy Miller of Appleton, Wis., its new Great Lakes Ambassador. A nationally recognized aviation educator, Miller will be based in Appleton and work with … Continue reading

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Legendary Golfer & Pilot Arnold Palmer Passed Away

OSHKOSH, WIS. – Legendary golfer and pilot, Arnold Palmer, 87, passed away September 25, 2016, leaving many friends in the aviation community. Among them EAA chairman/CEO Jack Pelton, who knew Pelton as a customer of Cessna Aircraft when Pelton was CEO … Continue reading

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More Than 1900 Turnout For AOPA Great Lakes Regional Fly-In

BATTLE CREEK, MICH. – AOPA President/CEO Mark Baker gladly shared the stage with EAA Chairman/CEO Jack Pelton, as the two general aviation leaders briefed AOPA members on the passage of the Pilot’s Bill of Rights II, during the AOPA Great … Continue reading

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AOPA TO HOST FLY-IN AT W. K. KELLOGG AIRPORT IN BATTLE CREEK MICHIGAN

FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) will hold the third of four AOPA Fly-Ins at W. K. Kellogg Airport (KBTL) in Battle Creek, Michigan on Sept. 16 and 17. The Fly-In begins Friday evening with the … Continue reading

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REP. DARIN LAHOOD FOCUSES ON FACILITATING ECONOMIC GROWTH THROUGH AVIATION

Rep. LaHood Hosts General Aviation Roundtable PEORIA, IL— Today Congressman Darin LaHood hosted a General Aviation Round Table at Mount Hawley Auxiliary Airport to bring together general aviation stakeholders and pilots to discuss the transportation issues facing small airports, rural … Continue reading

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