Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association

Type: Organization
Name: Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Airport Is Big Part of Local Economy, Supporters Say

A statement from Santa Monicans for Open and Honest Development Decisions.From a press release:Responding to desperate, simplistic, and false claims by anti-Santa Monica Airport activists, the Yes on Measure D campaign today provided compelling proof ... [Published Santa Monica Patch - 11 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Accidents at record low for private planes

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Talk to almost any pilot and they’ll tell you the same thing: private planes are incredibly safe.Data from the Air Safety Institute shows a downward trend for accidents involving private planes to 948 accidents in 2013. That’s the ... [Published WIVB - 11 hours ago]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

‘You have to look up, but you also have to look down’: Advice from women in leadership

by Published Sep. 25, 2014 4:52 pmLady Leader Lightning Talks brought together a group of women (on a very small stage) at the Online News Association Conference in Chicago on Thursday. The women started by offering bits of advice to the men and women ... [Published Poynter Institute - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

County Commission expands airport commission, appoints two new members

The Dukes County Commission met Wednesday and voted to expand the size of the Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission from seven to nine members. The commissioners then  immediately appointed two new members, both frequent critics of airport management.By ... [Published Martha's Vineyard Times - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

IHST recommends five must-see videos for helicopter pilots

IHST recommends five must-see videos for helicopter pilots2014-09-24 12:11:41IHST Press ReleaseMovies can be heartwarming or funny or motivational, but only a few take aim to save lives. Following are five videos that the International Helicopter Safety ... [Published Vertical Magazine - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Plans for Barr building moving forward

KEYSER, W.Va. — The Mineral County Commission voted Tuesday to dedicate the annex of the Barr building on West Street for use by family court and to authorize a lease agreement to be prepared between the West Virginia Supreme Court and the county commission/Mineral ... [Published Cumberland Times-News - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Fly Kansas Air Tour takes off next week

Starting Monday, the Fly Kansas Air Tour takes to the skies and will visit nine Kansas communities in three days to promote multiple aspects of aviation.The tour is part of the Kansas Aviation Expo, which runs Monday through Friday and coincides with ... [Published Garden City Telegram - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

GA groups oppose bill that would close K39

Four GA associations have joined forces to urge key members of the U.S. Senate to forgo legislation that could close St. Clair Municipal Airport (K39) near St. Louis, and instead follow established FAA procedures for the potential closure of airports ... [Published General Aviation News - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 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 - Sep 20 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 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 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]

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...just to help calm frustrated people in the industry," said Jesse Kallman, the head of regulatory affairs at Airware and a former FAA engineer. "This is something that will continue. There will be applications approved in areas like agriculture … surveying and mapping." What does this mean for the FAA's drone regulations? The agency is still working on its official rules, the first of which was supposed to be unveiled...
"We've grown essentially about 30 percent in 30 years and the city's grown like 300 percent in 30 years" Nagy said
In its announcement, the FAA said it had "met its commitment and built the foundation for ADS-B," adding that it's now "time for all users of the national airspace--avionics suppliers, aircraft integrators, operators and installers--to work together to ensure that all aircraft flying in controlled airspace are equipped with these NextGen avionics."

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Airport Is Big Part of Local Economy, Supporter... [Published Santa Monica Patch - 11 hours ago]
Accidents at record low for private planes [Published WIVB - 11 hours ago]
AOPA Medical Advisory Board urges quick action ... [Published General Aviation News - 14 hours ago]
The FAA is letting Hollywood use drones — and m... [Published Faster Forward - Sep 25 2014]
The FAA is letting Hollywood use drones — and m... [Published Post Tech - Sep 25 2014]
‘You have to look up, but you also have to look... [Published Poynter Institute - Sep 25 2014]
County Commission expands airport commission, a... [Published Martha's Vineyard Times - Sep 24 2014]
Hillsboro Airport is Oregon's posterchild for n... [Published Oregonian - Sep 24 2014]
IHST recommends five must-see videos for helico... [Published Vertical Magazine - Sep 24 2014]
Plans for Barr building moving forward [Published Cumberland Times-News - Sep 24 2014]
AIRWAYS NEWS TO TAKE FLIGHT WITH BENÉT J. WILSO... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Sep 22 2014]
Fly Kansas Air Tour takes off next week [Published Garden City Telegram - Sep 22 2014]
GA groups oppose bill that would close K39 [Published General Aviation News - Sep 21 2014]
Ogden airport hangars 'not storage sheds' [Published Standard Examiner - Sep 21 2014]
Briefs: U.S. 169 resurfacing projects to begin ... [Published Chanute Tribune - Sep 20 2014]
Nextgen : AOPA Welcomes FAA Summit to Address C... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 20 2014]
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]
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The FAA is letting Hollywood use drones — and m... [Published Faster Forward - Sep 25 2014]
( myfrozenlife ) The Federal Aviation Administration has taken a big step forward on drones: It's now allowing some filmmakers to operate robotic flying cameras on commercial movie and TV sets. Thursday's decision marks the first time the agency ...
The FAA is letting Hollywood use drones — and m... [Published Post Tech - Sep 25 2014]
( myfrozenlife ) The Federal Aviation Administration has taken a big step forward on drones: It's now allowing some filmmakers to operate robotic flying cameras on commercial movie and TV sets. Thursday's decision marks the first time the agency ...
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 ...
Realtors and soybean farmers agree: Drone rules... [Published Faster Forward - 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. ...
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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