Archives: AOPA

State, Federal & Local Airport Grants & The Airport Sponsor’s Responsibility

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager / Government Affairs & Airport Advocacy / Great Lakes Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue A question that is always being asked by airports – large and small … Continue reading

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What makes a pilot?

by Mark Baker AOPA President & CEO Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 issue If you’re like me, you’re friends with a lot of pilots and aviation enthusiasts, and it’s safe to assume your social media pages were ablaze … Continue reading

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New & Important Laws For GA In The Great Lakes Region

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager / Government Affairs & Airport Advocacy / Great Lakes / Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue There are some new and important laws that have been signed into … Continue reading

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A Family Affair

Oshkosh Brings Aviation Together by Mark Baker AOPA President and CEO Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue For one week in mid-summer, Wisconsin’s Wittman Regional Airport boasts the world’s greatest aviation celebration as nearly 10,000 aircraft and a … Continue reading

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SOARING THROUGH CEILINGS

Inspiring and supporting women pilots… “No borders, just horizons-only freedom” – Amelia Earhart by Mark Baker AOPA President & CEO Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue In the early twentieth century, Amelia Earhart defied the odds when she … Continue reading

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AOPA Air Safety Institute Releases Newest Accident Case Study

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) Air Safety Institute (ASI) released another episode in its popular Accident Case Study video series. The latest video details the plight of … Continue reading

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Strength In Numbers Still Effective Tool In Winning Battles!

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager for Government Affairs  & Airport Advocacy / Great Lakes / AOPA Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue      The old saying “Strength in Numbers” is still very valid. In mid-November 2018, a bill … Continue reading

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Innovation Is In Our DNA

by Mark Baker AOPA President & CEO Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue Powered flight is one of if not the greatest innovations in the history of humanity. For thousands of years, people looked at birds and wondered … Continue reading

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AOPA Announces 2019 Regional Fly-In Locations

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 FREDERICK, MD – In celebration of its 80th Anniversary, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) will host three grand, two-day fly-ins for the 2019 season. Returning to two of our favorite fly-in … Continue reading

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AOPA 80th Anniversary Book Now Available!

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) is commemorating its 80-year history by releasing the book “Freedom to Fly: AOPA and the History of General Aviation in America,” filled … Continue reading

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