Archives: AOPA

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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AOPA 80th Anniversary Book Now Available!

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) is commemorating its 80-year history by releasing the book “Freedom to Fly: AOPA and the History of General Aviation in America,” filled … Continue reading

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AOPA Makes Major Industry Announcements At Carbondale Fly-In

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue Armed with a nationally acclaimed aviation program, the students and faculty of Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois, provided the enthusiasm, leadership and energy the Aircraft Owners & … Continue reading

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NASAO Conference, AOPA Fly-In, NBAA-BACE & State Legislative Matters

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager / Government Affairs & Airport Advocacy / Great Lakes Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue In the last two months, I have been crossing the United States attending various events and conferences … Continue reading

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Our Saving Grace… A legacy for tomorrow’s pilots

by Mark Baker AOPA President & CEO Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 I’ve been a pilot for more years than I’d care to count, and in that time I’ve been privileged to meet some of the most … Continue reading

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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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