Archives: AOPA

AOPA’S YOU CAN FLY INITIATIVE WINS NAA AWARD

November 12, 2019 By AOPA Communications staff The National Aeronautic Association recognized AOPA’s You Can Fly initiative with one of its highest honors on November 12, the Frank G. Brewer Trophy, “for fostering an appreciation of general aviation flying by … Continue reading

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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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