Tag Archives: AOPA

Opening The Door To The Future

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue Nearly every child has a dream or dreams of what they want to do for their future career. Many have a dream of flying fighters, airliners or aerobatic aircraft, for instance. Once … Continue reading

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How Cool Are You?

by Harold Green Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – August/September 2019 issue Ever wonder how some folks remain calm when all those around them are in a panic? The old joke says, “If you are calm, when everyone else around … Continue reading

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AOPA Holds Congressional Meet & Greet At Thunderbird Aviation

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue EDEN PRAIRIE, MINN. – Longtime GA ally and supporter, Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-Minn.), a member of the House General Aviation Caucus, and cosponsor of the Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2, which included … 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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AOPA TO HOLD GULF SHORES REGIONAL FLY-IN

FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) will be holding its fourth and final regional fly-in for the 2018 season in Gulf Shores, Alabama, Oct. 26 and 27, presented by the Alabama Department of Transportation Aeronautics Bureau … Continue reading

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AOPA Withdraws FAA Complaint Against Waukegan Airport

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue FREDERICK, MD – In August 2017, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) filed three Part 13 complaints with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) over egregious FBO fees at three airports, one … Continue reading

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Midwest Pilots Baker & Clisham Named Living Legends of Aviation

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue BEVERLY HILLS, CALIF. – The fifteenth annual Living Legends of Aviation awards ceremony was held January 19, 2018 at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, California. Actor and pilot, John Travolta, … Continue reading

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SiriusXM Supports AOPA “You Can Fly”

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue FREDERICK, MD –The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) and SiriusXM have a new agreement that will support AOPA Air Safety Institute programs and feature SiriusXM Aviation services in the AOPA “You … Continue reading

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Time to Fly

by Mark Baker AOPA President & CEO Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue We made it through the cold months and we’re finally back to my favorite time of year: fly-in season. The weather is (usually) great and … Continue reading

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The Important Role AOPA Airport Support Network Volunteers Play

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager / Government Affairs & Airport Advocacy / Great Lakes Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 issue In my last column, I touched on the importance of AOPA’s Airport Support … Continue reading

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