Archives: AOPA

Airport User Groups & Crosswind Runway Ineligibility

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager Airports & State Advocacy • Great Lakes Region Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – December 2021/January 2022 Online Issue In a recent column I spoke of the importance of a … Continue reading

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Unusual Attitudes… Playing the cards we’re dealt

by Mark Baker AOPA President and CEO Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – December 2021/January 2022 Online Issue At some point, we’ve all been told to step outside of our comfort zones — it’s what breeds success, growth, and happiness. … Continue reading

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GAMI Receives Unleaded Avgas STC

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue The decades long effort to find a suitable replacement for 100-octane leaded avgas, moved one step closer to a solution July 27 when General Aviation Modifications Inc. (GAMI) announced that it … Continue reading

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Pilots Working Together To Promote & Protect Airports

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager Government Affairs & Airport Advocacy Great Lakes Region Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue The price of freedom is eternal vigilance,” quoted by Thomas Jefferson. While his thoughts … Continue reading

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Onward & Upward For aviation professionals, the future is looking good.

by Mark Baker AOPA President and CEO Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue Still grappling with the effects of the pandemic, the U.S. economy and job market have been unpredictable, to say the least. “Now hiring” and … Continue reading

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AOPA & The AOPA Air Safety Institute Honored With Excel Awards

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA), and the AOPA Air Safety Institute, were recognized June 16 for their news and educational media during the virtual 41st Annual … Continue reading

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Anyone Giving or Receiving Instruction In A Limited, Primary or Experimental Category Aircraft, Is At Risk of Violating New FAA Directive

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue The FAA issued a new directive effective July 12, 2021 that “provides notification on flight training for compensation in certain aircraft,” specifying it applies to receiving and providing instruction in limited, … Continue reading

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Airport Authorities, Commissions, Advisory Councils & You!

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager Government Affairs & Airport Advocacy / Great Lakes / Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue How well do you “know” your airport? How well do you know … Continue reading

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The Show Goes On

by Mark Baker AOPA President and CEO Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue Over the past year, I think we’ve all learned a simple lesson in appreciation. Most of us didn’t realize how much we’d miss the … Continue reading

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AOPA, COPA Urge Canada To Allow Pilots With Basic Med To Fly In Canada

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue With the BasicMed program now in its fifth year, and more than 60,000 pilots participating, and Mexico and the Bahamas on board, the Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA) and the … Continue reading

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