Standing Up For Airports
by Mark R. Baker President & CEO, Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association To a pilot, an airport is pretty much always a good thing. Whether you view it as a gateway to new adventures, a safe haven when the unexpected … Continue reading
2014 Legislative Sessions Are Over… Now It’s Time To Fly & Mingle!
News & Information You’ll Want To Know In Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska & Iowa by Yasmina Platt Manager, AOPA Central Southwest Region The 2014 legislative sessions in the Central Region (Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, and Iowa) have officially ended. Now it is … Continue reading
Have You Noticed Those Signs Everywhere? And, Will I See You Here?
News & Information You’ll Want To Know In Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota & South Dakota by Bryan Budds Manager, AOPA Great Lakes Region Campaign signs. Yes, I have seen them everywhere in my home state of … Continue reading
Minimizing Cost Of Instrument Training
by Harold Green Despite the advantages an instrument ticket offers, pilots are often reluctant to put forth the effort and expense to obtain an instrument rating. It is true that an instrument rating tends to be expensive. This is because, … Continue reading
Does The FAA Trust Its AMEs?
by Dr. Bill Blank Aviation Medical Examiner (AME) There are a number of selected medical conditions that are initially disqualifying for a pilot medical if the applicant does not meet the issue criteria, and must be deferred to the Aerospace … Continue reading
One Disqualifying Condition Is All It Takes To Be Denied A Medical Certificate
by Greg Reigel © July, 2014 All rights reserved. When you are dealing with a medical certification issue, it is important to “pick your battles carefully” based upon the facts and proper procedure. This situation was highlighted in a National … Continue reading
Why Should You Care?
by Dave Weiman As members of the aviation community, we share a common bond, regardless of our specific interests. For instance, if an issue comes up and it affects instrument approaches at the local and you do not have an … Continue reading