Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association

Type: Organization
Name: Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Nextgen : AOPA Welcomes FAA Summit to Address Challenges of ADS-B Mandate

FREDERICK, Md. , Sept. 18 -- The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association issued the following news release:The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) welcomed a Sept. 18 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announcement that it would host a "call ... [Published 4 Traders - 9 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Editorial: Community should talk about Albert Whitted Airport's future

The crash of a small plane into busy Vinoy Park on the St. Petersburg bayfront Monday is a sobering reminder that as residents and officials are envisioning the downtown waterfront's future, the conversation needs to include how Albert Whitted Airport ... [Published Tampa Bay Times - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Third-class medical reform caught in government maze

WASHINGTON, D.C. — It started two-and-a-half years ago and there is still no clear end in sight. It’s another example of apparent government slow — or no — action.In March 2012, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) and Experimental Aircraft ... [Published General Aviation News - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

NTSB study on drug use criticized by GA groups

A new study on pilot drug use released by the National Transportation Safety Board  is “incomplete and its conclusions should be regarded with caution,” according to officials with the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association .The study of more than 6,600 ... [Published General Aviation News - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Could oximeter have saved Glazer plane?

, 07:10 PM EDTRochester, N.Y. – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPC), a group representing thousands of pilots across the country is warning pilots to take precautions against hypoxia, which many say caused Larry and Jane Glazer to go unconscious, ... [Published WOKR 13 - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

FAA Selects Four Unleaded Fuel Candidates

The FAA’s William J. Hughes Technical Center announced this week that the agency has selected four candidate fuels for further testing to find an unleaded replacement for the current leaded aviation gasoline formulation. The ultimate choice will have ... [Published Helicopter Association Int. - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Pottstown Aircraft group sets 60th pancake breakfast

Friday September 5, 2014 12:01 AMReading Eagle&nbspThe Pottstown Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association will feature pancakes and planes at its 60th pancake breakfast in Limerick.Guests will eat at picnic tables with a view of planes taking off and landing ... [Published Reading Eagle - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

News and Updates - Got Weather? Helps GA Pilots with Pre-flight Planning

News SearchSeptember 3 –The Got Weather?  campaign aims to help general aviation pilots prepare for potential weather challenges they may encounter during the 2014 flying season.  For September, the campaign isfocused on pre-flight weather: know before ... [Published Aviation.ca - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Estimated 300 enterprises registered in China drone industry

China plans to open its low altitude airspace gradually with the aim of establishing a management and service system by 2020.According to the China’s Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, there are around 10,000 professional operators for unmanned aerial ... [Published CNTV - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Airport plans for Fly-In Day

Frederick Municipal Airport is preparing for Fly-In Day.The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association is inviting the public to its headquarters at the airport Oct. 4 for the AOPA Homecoming.The event is part of the association’s 75th anniversary celebration, ... [Published Frederick News-Post - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: Benefits Of SMO

There is a group of residents in Santa Monica that live near the Santa Monica Airport (SMO) and they want it closed. While the City of Santa Monica has attempted to close the airport before and been unsuccessful, there are two ballot measures that come ... [Published Malibu Times - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

AOPA safety chief and foundation leader Landsberg retiring after 22 years

Bruce Landsberg, president of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association Foundation and executive director of the AOPA Air Safety Institute, has announced plans to retire after 22 years.Landsberg, who will continue to serve as an advisor to the organization, ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Aug 25 2014]

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...ubstantial challenges associated with ADS-B equipage," said AOPA President Mark Baker , who was asked to serve on the steering group for the summit. "The costs associated with purchasing and installing the required avionics are prohibitive for many pilots and aircraft owners, especially in light of the limited benefits they will receive. At the same time, we understand the FAA is facing its own structural challenges and potential delays in implementing the mandate."
...That interruption in connectivity reduces redevelopment opportunities in the southern half of the downtown waterfront. "Existing land use footprints must be reconfigured (university, hospital, airport, marine sciences, marine services, etc.) if this area is to continue to contribute to the community's economic vitality" the ULI experts wrote
...here, November-289-kilo-romeo, was coming up from the Antilles, Aruba, in that area, coming into Sugarland, Texas, Houston metro area," Thorn says. "He's crossing our outer ADIZ (air defense identification zone), so I look at him, make sure the registration is good, people on the airplane are good."
"Depending on how fast the problem of oxygen escalated, they may have had less time than we realize for them to react," Engel said. "They're also cumbersome [pulse oximeters] and annoying…plus the chances of depressurization happening are one in a million."

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Editorial: Community should talk about Albert W... [Published Tampa Bay Times - Sep 19 2014]
Third-class medical reform caught in government... [Published General Aviation News - Sep 17 2014]
Unregulated Skies: Keeping Watch On America's V... [Published KCLU - Sep 17 2014]
NTSB study on drug use criticized by GA groups [Published General Aviation News - Sep 15 2014]
Could oximeter have saved Glazer plane? [Published WOKR 13 - Sep 13 2014]
MAPPS Selected for FAA Working Group on UAS [Published Directions Magazine - Sep 12 2014]
FAA To Begin Initial Testing of Unleaded Aviati... [Published National Business Aviation Association - Sep 11 2014]
General Aviation Pilots Group Criticizes NTSB S... [Published Roll Call Online - Sep 10 2014]
FAA Selects Four Unleaded Fuel Candidates [Published Helicopter Association Int. - Sep 09 2014]
NBAA Welcomes Senators' Support for Reform of T... [Published National Business Aviation Association - Sep 08 2014]
After Deadly Crashes, Pilots Group Warns of Hyp... [Published Associations Now - Sep 08 2014]
Pottstown Aircraft group sets 60th pancake brea... [Published Reading Eagle - Sep 05 2014]
The next decade of LSA innovation [Published General Aviation News - Sep 03 2014]
News and Updates - Got Weather? Helps GA Pilots... [Published FAA Aviation News - Sep 03 2014]
News and Updates - Got Weather? Helps GA Pilots... [Published Aviation.ca - Sep 03 2014]
AOPA LEADS INDUSTRY EFFORT TO SPEED MEDICAL REFORM [Published Noodls - Sep 03 2014]
AOPA'S LANDSBERG ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT [Published Noodls - Sep 03 2014]
10% of Arab CEOs use private jets for leisure t... [Published Mubasher - Sep 02 2014]
Estimated 300 enterprises registered in China d... [Published CNTV - Sep 01 2014]
NBAA: FAA Should Turn Back Santa Monica's Lates... [Published National Business Aviation Association - Aug 29 2014]
Aiport Authority hopes to host regional fly-in [Published Cumberland Times-News - Aug 29 2014]
Airport plans for Fly-In Day [Published Frederick News-Post - Aug 29 2014]
Letter: Benefits Of SMO [Published Malibu Times - Aug 29 2014]
House GA Caucus seeks speedy medical reform [Published General Aviation News - Aug 28 2014]
Two Private Pilots Create Capital Air Tour, Acc... [Published Vision Monday - Aug 28 2014]
In Hamscom crash’s wake, 2d warning to Gulfstre... [Published Boston Globe - Aug 27 2014]
Willoughby Hills plane crash involved Cessna mo... [Published Cleveland.com - Aug 26 2014]
Anti-Airport Group Loses Second Lawsuit; Appeal... [Published Surf Santa Monica - Aug 26 2014]
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Airplanista to Host the GA Power Collective at ... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jun 13 2014]
Eugene, OR, June 13, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Airplanista Aviation Blog Editor and aviation writer Dan Pimentel has announced his blog’s 2014 Twitter #Avgeeks meetup called #Oshbash to be held at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh on Tuesday, July 29th, 5:30pm - 7:30pm ...
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(Photo by Don McCullough ) Beer delivery drones and tacocopters: For businesses, it's a future that can't come soon enough. The only thing holding them back? An old Federal Aviation Administration ban on the use of commercial drones in U.S. airspace. ...
Realtors and soybean farmers agree: Drone rules... [Published Post Tech - Apr 08 2014]
(Photo by Don McCullough ) Beer delivery drones and tacocopters: For businesses, it's a future that can't come soon enough. The only thing holding them back? An old Federal Aviation Administration ban on the use of commercial drones in U.S. airspace. ...
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