Archives: AOPA Great Lakes Report

AOPA’s Airport & State Advocacy Team… A Membership Benefit Like No Other!

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager Airports & State Advocacy Great Lakes Region Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2022 Digital Issue I want to pull the curtain back and showcase AOPA’s airport advocacy work. This … Continue reading

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A Discussion About 100LL

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager Airports & State Advocacy • Great Lakes Region Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2022 online issue If you have been anywhere near other pilots, or have had an ear … Continue reading

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AOPAs Airport Support Network Program Celebrates 25 Years of Advocacy

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager Airports & State Advocacy • Great Lakes Region Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2022 Online Issue 2022 marks the 25th anniversary for the AOPA Airport Support Network (ASN) program. … Continue reading

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Airport User Groups & Crosswind Runway Ineligibility

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager Airports & State Advocacy • Great Lakes Region Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – December 2021/January 2022 Online Issue In a recent column I spoke of the importance of a … Continue reading

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Pilots Working Together To Promote & Protect Airports

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager Government Affairs & Airport Advocacy Great Lakes Region Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue The price of freedom is eternal vigilance,” quoted by Thomas Jefferson. While his thoughts … 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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Pilots Association To Raffle Off Airplane To Raise Money For Future Aviators

AKRON, OHIO – The East Central Ohio Pilots Association (ECOPA) is holding its annual airplane raffle, the largest annual fundraiser for their Education and Safety Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit that provides training scholarships to future pilots. Raffle tickets went on … 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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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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Michigan’s Detroit City Airport To Get Boost by GA

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager Government Affairs & Airport Advocacy / Great Lakes Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association www.aopa.org Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue            In early August, AOPA was invited to attend … Continue reading

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