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Appleton Airport Continues Expanding…. New Ramp To Increase Hard-Surface Parking For EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, & Year-Round Business & Tourism

APPLETON, WIS. –  If you are one of the growing number of pilots who fly to Outagamie County Regional Airport in Appleton, Wisconsin, for EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, you – and hundreds of other aircraft owners – will be treated to … Continue reading

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AOPA Works To End Border Crossing Frustrations

FREDERICK, Md. – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) is bringing together U.S. and Canadian officials in an effort to make crossing the border a simpler, less cumbersome and more manageable experience for general aviation pilots and passengers. At … Continue reading

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Col. C.E. “Bud” Anderson, World War II Triple Ace & Other Distinguished Veterans, To Speak at Air Force Museum

Dayton, OH – October 16, 2014:  History will come alive as military heroes from D-Day through Vietnam are celebrated on the Air Force Museum Theatre’s giant screen with five films and several distinguished presenters taking the stage to speak of … Continue reading

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Minnesota Pilot Wins AOPA Sweepstakes Debonair…. AOPA President Stages Air-To-Air Delivery

LITCHFIELD, MINN. – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) Sunday awarded its 2014 Sweepstakes Airplane, a fully-restored 1963 Beechcraft 35-B33 Debonair, to Steve Lagergren, an AOPA member from Litchfield, Minn. Lagergren, who built and flies his own RV-7 kitplane, … Continue reading

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Still Two Weeks to Comment on FAA Hangar-Use Policy

September 18, 2014 – The public comment period on the FAA’s proposed hangar-use policy remains open until October 6, and EAA members are encouraged to add their comments to the nearly 2,000 that have been sent to the agency thus … Continue reading

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GA Groups Oppose U.S. Senate Bill That Would Close Missouri’s St. Clair Regional Airport

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA), National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), and National Air Transportation Association (NATA) have urged key members of the U.S. Senate to forgo legislation that could close St. Clair … Continue reading

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Randal Mack, Corporate Pilot/Professional Engineer

DANE, WIS. – Corporate pilot and airport engineer, Randal Mack, 45, passed away September 5, 2014, unexpectedly. He was the son of Roland (Rollie) and Joan (Meinholz) Mack of Waunakee, Wisconsin, and employed at Mead & Hunt, Inc., Middleton, Wisconsin. … Continue reading

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U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds Highlight EAA AirVenture 2014 Air Shows On August 1-3

First time team is flying full show at Oshkosh EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (July 1, 2014) — The schedule is now set for the historic first-ever full show by the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh … Continue reading

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EAA Applauds Second Pilot’s Bill of Rights Being Developed In U.S. Senate

EAA spearheaded enforcement language initiatives for the new legislation EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (June 30, 2014) — The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) is applauding U.S. Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK) for introducing the “Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2,” which would … Continue reading

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AOPA Welcomes Movement Towards Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2

Frederick, MD – A draft outline for a new Pilot’s Bill of Rights unveiled today calls for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to act on third class medical reform within 180 days of the General Aviation Pilot Protection Act becoming … Continue reading

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