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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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Cabin fever A prescription to get out and fly

by Mark Baker AOPA President and CEO Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue Smooth air, cooler temperatures and the striking beauty of fall foliage make October one of my favorite months. While I have been able to get … Continue reading

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Pilots & Aircraft Owners Take Over Mooney International… Pledge Legacy Support, While Pursuing Advancements

  Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue As reported by AOPA’s David Tulis in September, a group of U.S.-based general aviation aircraft owners and pilots have taken majority ownership of the financially challenged airplane manufacturer, Mooney International, pledging … Continue reading

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AOPA Cancels September Fly-In In Rochester, New York

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue As the country anticipated the re-opening of most activities following the early COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, AOPA has worked hard to maintain the viability of its Rochester, New York fly-in, September 11-12, 2020, … Continue reading

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Isle Airport Receives New Lease On Life

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue The Isle, Minnesota airport IS NOT closing! On Tuesday, June 9, 2020, the Isle City Council voted to enforce the air-easement to clear the tall trees off the south end of the … Continue reading

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FAA To Extend Pandemic SFAR Beyond June 30

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue The FAA has a rule in the works to extend for a second time airman medical certificates that expired during the coronavirus pandemic and then had their expiration dates extended to June … Continue reading

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Big Win For GA Despite COVID-19

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager Government Affairs & Airport Advocacy / Great Lakes Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association www.aopa.org Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue 2020 changed almost overnight. COVID-19 wreaked havoc on industries and economies throughout the world. … Continue reading

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The more things change

Amid challenges to aviation, resiliency is a constant by Mark Baker AOPA President and CEO Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue The human body is incredibly resilient. With the ability to respond to a variety of changing environments, … Continue reading

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