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Good Wins For General Aviation

News & Information You’ll Want To Know In Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska & Iowa by Yasmina Platt Manager, AOPA Central Southwest Region All four of the legislatures in the Central Region have adjourned for the year (phew!), and we are pleased … Continue reading

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Expansion of Third Class Medical Can Help GA Rebound

by Representative Todd Rokita Indiana 4th Congressional District General Aviation is a homegrown American industry that is responsible for 1.2 million jobs and pumps more than $150 billion into our nation’s economy. But it’s also an industry that could do … Continue reading

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AOPA Applauds Senate Bill To Expand Third-Class Medical Exemption To More Pilots

FREDERICK, MD. – A new bill introduced in the U.S. Senate would expand the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) third-class medical exemption, reserved for sport pilots for the past decade, to a larger pilot population and more types of aircraft. The … Continue reading

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President Obama Signs Small Airplane Revitalization Act Into Law

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA), Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA), and Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) hailed President Obama’s signing of the Small Airplane Revitalization Act into law, November 27, 2013. The legislation – which was … 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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Midwest Congressional Leaders Lead Opposition To User FeesGAM

WASHINGTON, DC  – The first week of October 2011, a total of 134 members of the U.S. House of Representatives signed letters to the Joint Committee on Deficit Reduction (“Super Committee”) and to House and Senate leadership expressing strong opposition … Continue reading

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