ENTERPRISE, Fla.— The Citation Jet Pilots Association has named Wagner Family of Wine as the official wine partner for the Citation Jet Pilots/Owner Pilot Association (CJP).
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) and Jeppesen have entered into a new partnership that includes support and participation in AOPA Foundation Air Safety Institute seminars, the 2014 regional AOPA Fly-Ins and the association’s 75th Anniversary “Homecoming” Fly-In at its Frederick Md., headquarters.
FREDERICK, Md. — On this day in 1939, five pilots — all unabashed aviation enthusiasts — gathered near Wings Field north of Philadelphia and signed the charter that would launch the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), a fledgling group that was destined to become the world’s largest aviation member association.
Then, as now, AOPA’s primary mission was to protect the freedom to fly for the growing population of general aviation pilots and aircraft owners.
Less than one month after a U.S. District Court ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) must have sufficient time to prepare a report on the public health effects of lead emissions from general aviation (GA) aircraft, environmental groups have filed a petition seeking to overturn the decision and force the early release of that data.
AHS International – The Vertical Flight Technical Society – has revealed the 2014 recipients of its awards program, which has, since it establishment in 1944, paid tribute to the leaders of vertical flight and served as a catalyst for stimulating technological advances.
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, (AOPA), with the International Council of Aircraft Owner and Pilot Associations (ICAOPA), AOPA France and the Fédération Française Aéronautique (FFA), will send an American pilot between 18 and 24 years old to France this summer to take part in a nationwide air rally.
The first chapter of the IMC Club International in Canada was launched on May 7, when pilots met at Springbank Airport, outside of Calgary.
Since its inception over two years ago, the IMC Club has grown from four pilots in Norwood, Mass., to more than 2,000 members globally.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The latest figures from the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) show that in the first quarter of 2014, total worldwide general aviation airplane shipments increased 11.9%, from 447 in 2013 to 500 in 2014. Billings for GA airplanes totaled $5.1 billion in the first quarter, up 9% from the same period last year.
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) Foundation has opened the application period for its annual “Giving Back” Grant program, which awards 10 grants worth $10,000 each to non-profit aviation organizations.