Archives: AOPA

AOPA’s Game Plan For Bringing Down The Cost of Flying

by Mark Baker AOPA President & CEO Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue Any good coach knows the best teams are made up of a strong offense and defense, and that’s exactly how AOPA continues to succeed at … Continue reading

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AOPA TO HOLD GULF SHORES REGIONAL FLY-IN

FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) will be holding its fourth and final regional fly-in for the 2018 season in Gulf Shores, Alabama, Oct. 26 and 27, presented by the Alabama Department of Transportation Aeronautics Bureau … Continue reading

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$8.00 A Gallon For Fuel? No Way!

Airport Access Panel Briefs EAA AirVenture Oshkosh Attendees On Importance of Fair FBO Pricing & Airport Access Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue The fees charged by fixed base operators (FBOs) are an insidious issue that presents a … Continue reading

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AOPA Announces Airport Access Watch List

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue As part of an ongoing initiative to ensure fee transparency, airport access, and competition for critical services at publicly funded airports, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has announced an Airport … Continue reading

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Southern Illinois Airport To Roll Out Red Carpet As Host of AOPA’s Regional Fly-In

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue If you are a pilot living in the Midwest, you won’t want to miss AOPA’s Great Lakes Regional Fly-In to be held October 5 and 6, 2018 at Southern Illinois Airport in … Continue reading

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AOPA’s Carbondale Fly-In Will Be One For The Books!

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue More than 300 miles south of the hustle and bustle of Chicago, lies Carbondale, Illinois. Known for its rolling hills and surrounded by tens of thousands of acres of natural beauty, this … Continue reading

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Where have all the airport kids gone?

by Mark Baker AOPA President & CEO Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue How today’s youth will fall in love with flying! Growing up as a young boy in Minnesota, free time for me meant riding my bike … Continue reading

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AOPA AND GA COALITION URGE SENATE TO PASS LONG-TERM FAA REAUTHORIZATION

FREDERICK, MD –The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) and a coalition of 32 other aviation organizations sent an Aug. 15 letter to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), urging them to pass long-term FAA … Continue reading

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AOPA Releases New ‘Destinations’ Platform To Inspire & Inform Pilots

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has announced new tools to provide access to more general aviation travel information than ever before. With the theme of “explore the world from the … Continue reading

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High Schools Urged To Apply For Free Aviation Curriculum

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue The Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA) is inviting high schools to apply for AOPA’s free, innovative, aviation-based, ninth-grade science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) curriculum. The ninth-grade courses are the first … Continue reading

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