Archives: AOPA

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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The Importance of Airport Tenant & Local Pilot Associations

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager Airports & State Advocacy • Great Lakes RegionAircraft Owners & Pilots Association www.aopa.org Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue A basic ingredient of any successful airport community, for both the pilot and … Continue reading

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AOPA Flight Training Experience Survey Closes July 15

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has announced the return of the 2021 Flight Training Experience Survey in an effort to continue seeking out and recognizing flight … Continue reading

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International Aerobatic Club’s Inaugural National Aerobatics Day

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue Fellow pilots, aviation enthusiasts and airshow spectators have been thrilled by Michael Goulian’s aerobatic performances for the past 27 years. His strong and long-standing support of general aviation has now soared … Continue reading

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Ramping Up Transparency…. AOPA Unites Organizations Urging Standardized GA Parking Labels On Airport Diagrams

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue FREDERICK, MD – Pilots would have an easier time selecting a destination on the airport after landing if the many terms airports use to label general aviation parking areas on FAA … Continue reading

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Solution To GPS Jamming Impact Overdue

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue WASHINGTON – The military’s jamming of GPS to simulate outages for defense exercises continues to create headaches for general aviation three years after an industry study recommended ways to minimize the … Continue reading

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