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NASAO Announced Greg Principato as President and CEO

Washington, D.C., November 5, 2014 – The National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) announced today that Greg Principato has been named President and CEO of the 83 year-old organization based in the Washington D.C. Principato, who most recently served … Continue reading

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2014 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony; Doolittle Raiders Honored

Iowa Aviation Museum to hold Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony honoring three Iowa participants in the Doolittle Raid in World War II GREENFIELD, IOWA (November 3, 2014) – On November 15, 2014 the Iowa Aviation Museum will hold its annual Hall … Continue reading

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AOPA Encouraged As Key GA Supporters Keep Seats, Association Members Join Congress

Frederick, MD – Leaders at the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) say they are encouraged as key general aviation (GA) supporters retain their seats in both chambers of Congress and new AOPA members are elected to positions in the … Continue reading

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INSIDE STORY OF FIRST SUCCESSFUL POWERED FLIGHT HIGHLIGHTS EAA WRIGHT BROTHERS BANQUET DEC. 12

Renowned National Park Service historian describes challenges, triumphs of Wrights EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (October 29, 2014) — One of the nation’s foremost authorities on the Wright brothers and their effort to perfect powered flight will highlight the … Continue reading

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AOPA CALLS ON FAA TO ADDRESS SERIOUS CONCERNS WITH ADS-B MANDATE

FREDERICK, Md. – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA ) must address the serious concerns of the general aviation industry before pushing ahead with a mandate to install ADS-B Out equipment by Jan. 1, 2020, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association … Continue reading

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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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