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Harrison Ford Receives Hoover Trophy

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue Pilot, general aviation advocate, and actor, Harrison Ford, received the R.A. ‘Bob’ Hoover Trophy at the third annual reception presented by the Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA) in Washington, D.C., … Continue reading

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HARRISON FORD KICKS OFF 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF EAA YOUNG EAGLES WITH 2 MILLIONTH YOUNG EAGLE FLIGHT

Grass-roots initiative introduces millions of kids to the possibilities of flight; Former chairmen including Harrison Ford, Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger and Jeff Skiles join current chairman Sean D. Tucker, in encouraging kids to take a Young Eagle flight in 2017. EAA … 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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Harrison Ford Star Power At Work At AOPA Summit, At Work In Congress

by Dave Weiman PALM SPRINGS, CALIF. (October 12, 2012) – GA pilot/actor Harrison Ford isn’t just a poster boy for General Aviation… Rather, he understands the true plight of GA and has rolled up his sleeves and volunteered to help … Continue reading

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AOPA Summit 2011… Learning From The Past, Looking To The Future

by Jack Elliott Schapiro HARTFORD, CONN. – Those who believe the old adage that you can’t mix business and pleasure are obviously not AOPA members, who have attended one of the organization’s annual “Summit” events. Going back to the days … Continue reading

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