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Second Pilot’s Bill of Rights Pushes Long-Awaited Aeromedical Reform Forward

EAA applauds bipartisan legislation that supports EAA/AOPA efforts EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (February 26, 2015) — Bipartisan “Pilot’s Bill of Rights II” legislation has been introduced in both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives that would put … Continue reading

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HondaJet Flight Simulator Arrives at Honda Aircraft Company

Installation at the HondaJet Training Center Underway GREENSBORO, N.C. — Feb. 25, 2015 — Honda Aircraft Company announced today that the first HondaJet flight simulator has been delivered and is currently being installed at the company’s world headquarters in Greensboro, … Continue reading

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Wipaire To Hold Grand Opening At New Leesburg Location

Wipaire, Inc., with headquarters at Fleming Field, South St. Paul, Minn., has announced the schedule and topics for the grand opening event at its Leesburg, Florida facility, to be held Saturday, February 28, 2015. Based at the Leesburg International Airport … Continue reading

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New Regulations Being Formulated To Facilitate Integration of Small UAS Into U.S. Aviation System

WASHINGTON (February 15, 2015) – The Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration proposed today a framework of regulations that the agency says would allow routine use of certain small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in today’s aviation system, while maintaining flexibility … Continue reading

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FAA Rule Correction Opens Door For Lower Cost ADS-B

EAA maintains cost is key to meeting 2020 mandate OSHKOSH, WIS. — The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today published a technical correction in the Federal Register on February 9, 2015, that allows future installations of ADS-B “out” equipment to meet … Continue reading

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AOPA’s Mark Baker Receives Legacy Award At Living Legends of Aviation Ceremony

FREDERICK, MD – Mark Baker, president of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), was awarded the ‘Harrison Ford Legacy in Aviation Award’ Friday during the 12th annual Living Legends of Aviation Awards celebration in Beverly Hills. Baker was recognized … Continue reading

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AOPA Announces 2015 Fly-In Plans

New locations, activities will highlight grassroots gatherings celebrating general aviation FREDERICK, MD. – Building on the popularity and success of its inaugural events, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) will host five Fly-Ins at new locations nationwide during 2015, … Continue reading

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On Wheels or Floats, This Canada Flying Fishing Trip Is For You!

Wilderness North is hosting two Canada Flying Fishing Trips For Pilots In 2015 to its “Miminiska Lodge” facilities, located 196 nm north of Thunder Bay, Ontario.  Miminiska Lodge is one of few Canada lodges that have their own airports (CPS5, … Continue reading

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Learn & Earn Your Way To Becoming A Better Pilot

AOPA’s Air Safety Institute Offers Valuable Rewards With The Fun of Learning FREDERICK, Md. – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association Foundation’s (AOPA) Air Safety Institute (ASI) today launched the “Earn & Learn Safety Challenge,” an innovative new program that … Continue reading

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Wipaire To Hold Grand Opening Celebration in Leesburg, Florida

South Saint Paul, Minn. –  December 5, 2014 – Wipaire, Inc. is pleased to extend a warm invitation to pilots and aircraft owners to attend the grand opening celebration at Wipaire’s service center in Leesburg, Florida. The event will take … Continue reading

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