Archives: AOPA

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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Turning the Calendar… Thanks for your support in this difficult year

by Mark Baker AOPA President and CEO Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue As we enter December, the final chapter of this tumultuous year, I can’t say I am sad to see it go. With … Continue reading

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AOPA, NBAA SEEK FEEDBACK ON PROPOSED PILOT RECORDS DATABASE

AOPA and the National Business Aviation Association are surveying pilots and corporate flight departments regarding the amount of time and resources that would be required to comply with the FAA’s proposed pilot records database rule. Here’s the link to the full story: http://aopa.org/news-and-media/all-news/2020/october/07/aopa-nbaa-seek-feedback-on-proposed-pilot-records-database

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Cabin fever A prescription to get out and fly

by Mark Baker AOPA President and CEO Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue Smooth air, cooler temperatures and the striking beauty of fall foliage make October one of my favorite months. While I have been able to get … Continue reading

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AOPA Cancels September Fly-In In Rochester, New York

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue As the country anticipated the re-opening of most activities following the early COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, AOPA has worked hard to maintain the viability of its Rochester, New York fly-in, September 11-12, 2020, … Continue reading

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