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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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FAA Releases Final Rule & Effective Date For Third Class Medical Reform

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 WASHINGTON, DC – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) and Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) have reacted favorably to the FAA release of its final rule for “Third Class Medical Reform, which the … Continue reading

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Ohio Moves To Open Waters For Seaplanes

Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 After working with the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) and the Seaplane Pilots Association (SPA), Ohio officials have announced that the state will take steps to open more bodies of water to … 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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AOPA Applauds Announced Senate Markup of Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2

FREDERICK, MD – The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation has set Nov. 18 as the date to move S. 571, better known as the Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2 (PBR2), forward. Third-class medical reform is among the provisions … Continue reading

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Strong Counts & Good Demos At AOPA’s Great Lakes Regional Fly-In

by Dave Weiman The official tally at the AOPA Fly-In, August 21-22, 2015 at Anoka County – Blaine Airport in Blaine, Minnesota (KANE), was 2,713 people, 161 aircraft and just shy of 1,000 cars, according to AOPA officials. The weekend … Continue reading

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Why ADS-B Needs To Be Revisited By FAA

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman It has been more than five years since we first started hearing about Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS–B) and I published my first article on the topic for Midwest Flyer Magazine. Since then I … Continue reading

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Good Wins For General Aviation

News & Information You’ll Want To Know In Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska & Iowa by Yasmina Platt Manager, AOPA Central Southwest Region All four of the legislatures in the Central Region have adjourned for the year (phew!), and we are pleased … 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’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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