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GA Oppose ATC Privatization At Oshkosh 2017

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue A Congressional proposal to privatize the air traffic control (ATC) system was the hottest topic at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017, with the leaders of four of the largest national aviation organizations holding … Continue reading

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GA Industry Urges Transportation Secretary To Take Swift Action On Medical Reform

WASHINGTON , D.C. – In a letter written August 15, 2014, seven influential general aviation organizations urged U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx to complete his department’s review of the FAA notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) on third-class medical … Continue reading

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GA Groups Oppose U.S. Senate Bill That Would Close Missouri’s St. Clair Regional Airport

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA), National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), and National Air Transportation Association (NATA) have urged key members of the U.S. Senate to forgo legislation that could close St. Clair … Continue reading

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Share The News About Minnesota’s Airports!

America’s airports continue to be a key factor in the sustained growth and success of thousands of businesses and cities, and also the nation. Airports strengthen the economy of this country by growing tourism, increasing the speed, effectiveness, and efficiency … Continue reading

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AOPA & NBAA File Amicus Brief In Support of Santa Monica Municipal Airport

The Aviation Associations Warn That Closing the Airport Will Impact Air Safety In Southern California Frederick, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) and the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) jointly filed an amicus or friend of the … Continue reading

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U.S. Senate Intervenes On FAA’s Proposal On Sleep Apnea-Screening Policy

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On January 16, 2014, Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and James Inhofe (R-OK) introduced a measure (S.1941) to require the FAA to follow the established rulemaking process as the agency seeks to implement its new obstructive sleep apnea … Continue reading

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Minnesota Business Aviation Association… In The Trenches For Businesses That Own or Operate Aircraft

MINNEAPOLIS – Any business that owns or operates an aircraft in Minnesota will be glad to know that there is an association working hard on their behalf. That organization is the Minnesota Business Aviation Association (MBAA), which is modeled after … Continue reading

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Fuel Distributor Gives Its Best To Aviation & To Its Community

by Dave Weiman Nineteen miles south of Duluth, Minnesota is the old fur trading and lumber town of Cloquet, Minnesota, where Best Oil Company – a major distributor of Phillips 66 aviation fuels – is located. Cloquet is also where … Continue reading

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A Storm Is Brewing

by Craig L. Fuller President & CEO Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Sometimes, even on a beautiful summer day, you can tell there’s a storm coming. In the world of general aviation, this is one of those times. The leading … Continue reading

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Coming Up! Missouri State Aviation Day

JEFFERSON CITY, MO. – The Missouri Pilots Association (MPA) has taken the lead in putting together “Missouri State Aviation Day,” on Tuesday, March 27, 2012, in Missouri’s State Capitol in Jefferson City, but the event is a collaborative effort among many individuals and state … Continue reading

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