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AOPA Statement On FAA’s Release Of Final Rule On Small Aircraft Certification

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 issue FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) issued the following statement after the FAA’s release of the final Part 23 rule that reforms small aircraft certification standards with groundbreaking … Continue reading

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AOPA & EAA Statement On Third Class Medical Reform & The Proposed FAA Extension

Published in Midwest Flyer – Aug/Sept 2016 The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) and the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) released the following statements after the announcement that Congress will include Third Class Medical Reform in proposed FAA extension legislation. … Continue reading

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MEDICAL REFORM CLOSER THAN EVER BEFORE, SAYS AOPA

FREDERICK, MD –  As support for the Pilots Bill of Rights 2 (PBR2) continues to grow, Sen. James Inhofe (R-Oklahoma) has taken to the Senate floor to explain key provisions of the measure. As of Sept. 25, 67 senators and … 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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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

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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

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AOPA Regional Fly-Ins Off To A Good Start

SAN MARCOS, TEXAS – More than 2,500 people participated in the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) regional fly-in, April 26, in San Marcos, Texas. This was the first of seven fly-ins AOPA will host in 2014, including its homecoming … Continue reading

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Regional Fly-In Dates Announced by AOPA

FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has announced the dates and locations of its first-ever regional fly-ins to be held nationwide throughout 2014. The association will host six (6) fly-ins in different parts of the country, … Continue reading

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Legislation To Require FAA To Revise Third Class Medical Requirements

FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has expressed enthusiastic support for a bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives, December 11, 2013, that would give the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) 180 days to redefine its Third … Continue reading

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