Archives: AOPA

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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Why You Should Be An AOPA Foundation Donor

by Bill Blake Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue If you are not an AOPA Foundation donor, you should be. The foundation’s two main programs are the “You Can Fly” program and the “Air Safety Institute.” Over the … Continue reading

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Concerns Addressed Over Massive Powder River Training Complex Special Use Airspace

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager / Government Affairs & Airport Advocacy / Great Lakes Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue On April 5th, 2018, I along with staff from Ellsworth Air Force Base, … Continue reading

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It’s up to us

by Mark Baker AOPA President & CEO Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue In my 30-plus years as a pilot, I’ve met a lot of people who say they always wanted to learn to fly, but never did. … Continue reading

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