Archives: AOPA

AOPA Asks Canada To Accept Pilots Flying Under BasicMed

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2022/January 2023 Digital Issue The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) and Canadian Owners and Pilots Association (COPA) have sent a letter to the Federal Aviation Administration and Canada’s Minister of Transport asking them … Continue reading

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It’s the people… Thank you to everyone who makes our community so special

by AOPA President and CEO Mark Baker Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2022/January 2023 Digital Issue What a fantastic year it has been for our community. We’re enjoying this passion for flying in numbers we haven’t seen for some … Continue reading

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AOPA Launches Alliance Program To Cross-Promote Complementary Aviation Organizations

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2022 Digital Issue The Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA) is introducing the AOPA Alliance program with the Antique Airplane Association (AAA). Niche aviation associations and type clubs, such as AAA, are a critical … Continue reading

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Unleaded fuel You’ve got questions

by AOPA President and CEO Mark Baker Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2022 Digital Issue Reflecting on a great time at EAA AirVenture 2022, my interactions reinforced how focused the general aviation community is, especially on the issue of … Continue reading

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AOPA 2022 Tiger Sweepstakes Winner Surprised!

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2022 Digital Issue PETALUMA, CALIF. – Under the guise of an interview about backcountry flying, avid pilot Alex Browne found himself completely speechless when AOPA President Mark Baker delivered the news that he had … Continue reading

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AOPA Foundation Hosts Donor Events At EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2022 Digital Issue In appreciation of those AOPA members who support the AOPA Foundation, AOPA hosted an evening reception and breakfast during EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2022. Most impressive at the breakfast … Continue reading

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AOPA Reveals 2023 Sweepstakes Cessna 170B

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2022 Digital Issue AOPA selected a Cessna 170B as its 2023 sweepstakes aircraft to showcase how select modifications can drastically expand a commonplace taildragger’s mission. Although the airplane is far from a backcountry performer … Continue reading

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AOPA among groups requesting DOT action on congestion

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2022 Digital Issue General aviation organizations, including the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, National Business Aviation Association and Experimental Aircraft Association, have issued a letter to persuade the Department of Transportation to work on … Continue reading

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The best of times for general aviation!

by AOPA President Mark Baker Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2022 Digital Issue It’s hard to fathom where much of the United States was in 2020, and even just last year. Quite frankly, I’d rather not go there. I’m … Continue reading

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DAYS LIKE THESE

Come hang out with us this year! by Mark Baker AOPA President and CEO Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2022 Digital Issue I’M WRITING THESE words just having returned home from a whirlwind week at Sun ’n Fun Aerospace … Continue reading

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