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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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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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