Tag Archives: AOPA Aviation Summit

Cross-Country To AOPA’s Final Summit

by Dave Weiman Whenever the AOPA Aviation Summit is held east of the Rockies, I like to fly our 1976 Cessna 182 Skylane there myself, rather than go on the airlines. Time-wise, Peggy and I did well flying to this … Continue reading

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One On One With AOPA’s New President & CEO, Mark Baker

by Dave Weiman I had the opportunity to interview newly appointed AOPA President Mark Baker at his request. He wanted Midwest Flyer Magazine readers to get to know him, and he sought the aviation press as a major way to do … Continue reading

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AOPA Announces New Focus On Grassroots Events In 2014

FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has decided to suspend holding its annual Aviation Summit in favor of reaching more members “where they fly.” The AOPA Aviation Summit in Fort Worth, Texas, October 10 – 12, 2013, … Continue reading

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Midwest Pilots Can Fly South To AOPA Summit 2013

FT. WORTH, TEXAS – A large contingent of pilots from the Midwest are expected to attend the AOPA Summit this year in Fort Worth, Texas, October 10-12, 2013, as Fort Worth is an easy one-day flight for most general aviation … Continue reading

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Stars Do Shine At AOPA Aviation Summit

by Dave Weiman PALM SPRINGS, CALIF.  – The AOPA Aviation Summit, October 11-13, 2012, showed signs of stardom from both Hollywood and the GA community. Regardless of wealth, fame or the lack thereof, pilots came together to network, learn, socialize … Continue reading

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We Have Winners!

by Craig L. Fuller President & CEO Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association If you’re a pilot, you owe a debt of gratitude to at least one flight instructor. For some of us, the list of instructors and mentors is long. … Continue reading

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Wrapping 2012 And Looking Forward To 2013

News & Information You’ll Want To Know In Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska & Iowa by Yasmina Platt Regional Manager, AOPA Central Southwest Region Believe it or not, we are almost in 2013 (well, as long as the Mayans were incorrect and … Continue reading

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$100 Million & Much More!

by Bryan Budds, Manager AOPA Great Lakes Region As 2012 came to a close, all seven AOPA Regional Managers came together at the AOPA Aviation Summit held this year in Palm Springs, Calif., October 11-13, to discuss the first year … Continue reading

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The Sky’s No Limit

“Round The World Air Race  –  1994” by Dave Weiman PALM SPRINGS, CALIF. – You just never know who you are going to meet at the AOPA Aviation Summit. This year in Palm Springs, while having dinner with Harrison Ford … Continue reading

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AOPA’s Frontline Advocates – Airport Support Network Volunteers

by Bryan Budds, Manager AOPA Great Lakes Region As promised in an earlier Great Lakes Regional Report, I mentioned my desire to help general aviation pilots and others in the industry understand how AOPA’s Airports and State Advocacy team does … Continue reading

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