Tag Archives: Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association

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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Know Before You Go!

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), along with five additional major aviation associations, jointly released the “Know Before You Go” best business practices. The joint release lays … Continue reading

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Let’s Work To Keep The Welcome Mat Out For Everyone!

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) opposes egregious fees charged by fixed base operators, and wants to ensure access, fair pricing and transparency at all public airports. Contrary … Continue reading

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Michigan, Tennessee, Ohio, Missouri & Wisconsin Students Among AOPA Flight Training Scholarship Recipients

Published In Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has announced the names of the 23 students who earned scholarships through the 2017 AOPA “You Can Fly High School Flight Training … Continue reading

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AOPA Statement On FAA’s Release Of Final Rule On Small Aircraft Certification

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 issue FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) issued the following statement after the FAA’s release of the final Part 23 rule that reforms small aircraft certification standards with groundbreaking … Continue reading

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AOPA & EAA Statement On Third Class Medical Reform & The Proposed FAA Extension

Published in Midwest Flyer – Aug/Sept 2016 The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) and the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) released the following statements after the announcement that Congress will include Third Class Medical Reform in proposed FAA extension legislation. … Continue reading

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MEDICAL REFORM CLOSER THAN EVER BEFORE, SAYS AOPA

FREDERICK, MD –  As support for the Pilots Bill of Rights 2 (PBR2) continues to grow, Sen. James Inhofe (R-Oklahoma) has taken to the Senate floor to explain key provisions of the measure. As of Sept. 25, 67 senators and … Continue reading

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AOPA Announces 2015 Fly-In Dates & Locations

FREDERICK, MD. – Building on the popularity and success of its inaugural events, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) will host five regional fly-ins at new locations nationwide during 2015, which will include AOPA’s Homecoming Fly-In at its headquarters … Continue reading

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AOPA Announces 2014 Flight Training Awards & Scholarships

FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has awarded its third annual Flight Training Excellence Awards to top flight schools and flight instructors ranked by more than 3,600 flight students who voluntarily reviewed their flight training experience … Continue reading

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Minnesota Pilot Wins AOPA Sweepstakes Debonair…. AOPA President Stages Air-To-Air Delivery

LITCHFIELD, MINN. – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has awarded its 2014 Sweepstakes Airplane, a fully-restored 1963 Beechcraft 35-B33 Debonair, to Steve Lagergren, an AOPA member from Litchfield, Minn. Lagergren, who built and flies his own RV-7 kitplane, … Continue reading

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