Tag Archives: AOPA

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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GA Oppose ATC Privatization At Oshkosh 2017

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue A Congressional proposal to privatize the air traffic control (ATC) system was the hottest topic at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017, with the leaders of four of the largest national aviation organizations holding … Continue reading

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AOPA 2018 FLY-IN LOCATIONS ANNOUNCED

FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has released its much anticipated 2018 fly-in locations. The popular two-day events will kick off June 15 and 16 in Missoula, Montana, then head to Santa Fe, New Mexico, Sept. 14 … Continue reading

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