Tag Archives: AOPA

IN THE MARKET FOR AN AIRPLANE? CHECK OUT AOPA’S NEW GUIDE

A comprehensive listing of aircraft and specs to help shoppers FREDERICK, Md., Feb. 16, 2021—The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association recently launched its own Aircraft Guide to provide aviators looking to buy with a valuable resource and one that will … Continue reading

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NASA ASRS Reports – Practical Considerations

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 Any situation that could affect safety in the National Airspace System (NAS), other than criminal activities and accidents, may be confidentially reported to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) through the … 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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Aviation Groups Seek Halt To FCC Spectrum Auction

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 AOPA and 14 other aviation associations, urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to suspend a December 8, 2020 auction of spectrum in the 3.7–3.98 GHz band based on a study that found … Continue reading

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The fear factor… Public perceptions about safety are our business

by Mark Baker AOPA President & CEO Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 Pre-Coronavirus, global air travel was at an all-time high. Between 8,000 and 20,000 aircraft could be flying at any given moment. In the United States … Continue reading

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Despite Experience, Senior Pilots Are Charged Higher Insurance Premiums

by Victoria Neuville Copyright 2020. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue The saying goes that there are old pilots and bold pilots, but there are no old, bold pilots. After decades of … 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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AOPA, NBAA SEEK FEEDBACK ON PROPOSED PILOT RECORDS DATABASE

AOPA and the National Business Aviation Association are surveying pilots and corporate flight departments regarding the amount of time and resources that would be required to comply with the FAA’s proposed pilot records database rule. Here’s the link to the full story: http://aopa.org/news-and-media/all-news/2020/october/07/aopa-nbaa-seek-feedback-on-proposed-pilot-records-database

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The Birth of America… The Birth of Freedom

by Yasmina Platt Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue During a trip to Boston (to teach a “Rusty Pilots Seminar” for AOPA), I had the chance to travel back in time while visiting the Minute Man National Historical … 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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