Tag Archives: Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association

Harrison Ford Receives Hoover Trophy

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue Pilot, general aviation advocate, and actor, Harrison Ford, received the R.A. ‘Bob’ Hoover Trophy at the third annual reception presented by the Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA) in Washington, D.C., … 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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The Great Lakes Region Gets A New Regional Flight Surgeon While Basic Med Increases In Popularity

by Dr. Bill Blank, M.D. Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue When I last checked, over 35,000 airmen had availed themselves of “Basic Med.” In addition, Mayo Clinic physicians now perform Basic Med exams. In fact, the Mayo … 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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AOPA Initiatives In Michigan, South Dakota, Ohio, Indiana, Minnesota & Washington, DC

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager / Government Affairs & Airport Advocacy / Great Lakes Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue A good pilot is always learning. To that point, a highlight of the … Continue reading

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Some Good Legislation, Some Not So Good, Planned For The Great Lakes Region

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager For Government Affairs & Airport Advocacy Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2017/January 2018 issue As 2017 winds down, the 2018 legislative sessions are ready to swing into high gear. … Continue reading

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Private Airport Owner Hosts Fly-In Without Fear of Liability

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue DE PERE, WIS. – Jay Baeten, owner of Antique Aerodrome in De Pere, Wisconsin (9WS2), was able to host a fly-in at his private airstrip, August 26, 2017, without fear of liability, … Continue reading

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AOPA Urges Canada, Bahamas & Mexico To Recognize “BasicMed”

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 The Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA) is urging Canada, the Bahamas and Mexico to recognize the new FAA medical certification rule “BasicMed,” which pilots certified in the United States began using, effective … Continue reading

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AOPA Battles Against Excessive FBO Fees

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 FREDERICK. MD – The Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA) is taking on the big airport flight centers against excessive fuel rates and ramp fees. AOPA says that consolidations contribute to unfair pricing. … Continue reading

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AOPA Honors Flight Instructors & Flight Schools

FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has announced the recipients of its “AOPA Flight Training Excellence Awards.” The awards are based on the results of the 2016 Flight Training Poll and recognize and celebrate those who … Continue reading

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