AOPA chief: User fee proposal may never go away

Posted on March 12th, 2014 by

The White House’s latest budget includes the addition of a $100 per flight user fee on general aviation, a measure that Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association CEO Mark Baker thinks will fail to win congressional approval. Still, it’s likely the industry... Continue Reading →

AOPA unveils new Guide To Start Flying Clubs

Posted on March 12th, 2014 by

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has released a new tool that will steer members through the  steps of starting a flying club. “AOPA’s Guide to Starting a Flying Club” identifies the most important aspects to consider when bringing... Continue Reading →

WAI 25th anniversary conference boasts record attendance

Posted on March 12th, 2014 by

Women in Aviation, International (WAI) recently hosted its 25th annual conference with three days jammed with activities to honor the past, guide the present, and plant seeds for the future. Continue Reading →

Bob Hoover to receive Outstanding Aviator Award

Posted on March 12th, 2014 by

NEW YORK, N.Y. — The Wings Club and International Aviation Women’s Association (IAWA) will honor Bob Hoover with the fifth annual Outstanding Aviator Award. Continue Reading →

NBAA identifies top safety focus areas

Posted on March 10th, 2014 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. — For the second year, the National Business Aviation Association’s (NBAA’s) Safety Committee has published a list of recommended safety priorities for the business aviation industry. Continue Reading →

Cirrus Exec VP Todd Simmons next Atlanta Aero Club speaker

Posted on March 7th, 2014 by

ATLANTA — Todd Simmons, executive vice president of sales, marketing and customer support for Cirrus Aircraft, will be the featured guest speaker at the regular meeting of the Atlanta Aero Club on March 20. Continue Reading →

AOPA president to speak to Wichita Aero Club

Posted on March 6th, 2014 by

Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association President Mark Baker will speak March 11 to the Wichita Aero Club. Continue Reading →

Sponsor a WASP at SUN ’n FUN

Posted on February 26th, 2014 by

For the sixth consecutive year, Wings of Dreams Aviation Museum will work with the Ninety Nines and SUN ‘n FUN to organize a gathering of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) at this year’s SUN ’n FUN International Fly-In & Expo, slated for... Continue Reading →

AOPA AV8RS program awards scholarships

Posted on February 26th, 2014 by

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association’s (AOPA) AV8RS youth membership program has awarded four scholarships totaling $20,000 to teens who are pursuing flight training in high school and college. Continue Reading →

Senator to be inducted into CAP Hall of Honor

Posted on February 26th, 2014 by

Before Civil Air Patrol’s Command Council convenes in Washington, D.C., this week for its annual winter meeting, it will gather on Capitol Hill for Legislative Day on Feb. 27 to brief Congress on the U.S. Air Force auxiliary’s missions of... Continue Reading →