Archives: AOPA

AOPA Sweepstakes RV-10 Awarded

“I’m sitting in this airplane, and they are telling me it’s mine! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – April/May 2021 issue LIVERMORE, CALIF. – Those were the words of AOPA member, Aaron Benedetti of Livermore, California, when AOPA President & … Continue reading

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Compatible Land Use – Grant Obligations

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager Airports & State Advocacy, Great Lakes Region Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association www.aopa.org Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – Print & Online April/May 2021 issue In a recent article, I covered a few topics found … Continue reading

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The thrill of it… Don’t let spring bring unwanted excitement

by Mark Baker AOPA President and CEO Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – Print & Online April/May 2021 issue Have you ever passed a highway accident and felt compelled to look? Call it a primal instinct, but many of us … Continue reading

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R. A. “Bob” Hoover Trophy Virtual Award Presentation… Like The Man The Award Is Named After, This Presentation Was An Event Like None Other!

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – April/May 2021 issue Most spectators who have seen the late Robert A. “Bob” Hoover perform at airshows at Oshkosh and throughout North America, flying either his North American Rockwell Shrike Commander, Sabrelineror … Continue reading

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IN THE MARKET FOR AN AIRPLANE? CHECK OUT AOPA’S NEW GUIDE

A comprehensive listing of aircraft and specs to help shoppers FREDERICK, Md., Feb. 16, 2021—The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association recently launched its own Aircraft Guide to provide aviators looking to buy with a valuable resource and one that will … Continue reading

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AOPA You Can FLY

TAKE YOUR PASSION AND MAKE IT HAPPEN! Don’t miss this opportunity to pursue your passion. AOPA has many flight training scholarship opportunities available to members. We have something for everyone: Primary flight training scholarships ranging from $2,500 to $7,500 Advanced … Continue reading

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NASA ASRS Reports – Practical Considerations

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 Any situation that could affect safety in the National Airspace System (NAS), other than criminal activities and accidents, may be confidentially reported to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) through the … Continue reading

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Recapping COVID-19 2020

  It is nearly mid-December 2020 as I compose this column, and I am sure by the time you read this, the legislative season will be in full swing for 2021. 2020 was a bust for nearly anything significant pertaining … Continue reading

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Aviation Groups Seek Halt To FCC Spectrum Auction

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 AOPA and 14 other aviation associations, urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to suspend a December 8, 2020 auction of spectrum in the 3.7–3.98 GHz band based on a study that found … Continue reading

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Boundaries of Airport Profit

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager Government Affairs & Airport Advocacy / Great Lakes Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 Do you think an airport can make money (be profitable)? Is an … Continue reading

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