Rod Machado joins AOPA Live This Week

AOPA Live This Week will feature a new series, “License to Learn,” hosted by renowned flight instructor and professional speaker Rod Machado.

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New sponsor for AOPA Airports Directory

Enterprise Rent-A-Car is now the sponsor of AOPA Airports, a directory of public-use airports and FBOs across the United States.

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Top 10 tips to improve your flying club

Adam Smith, Senior Vice President of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association’s Center to Advance the Pilot Community, will join other flying club experts Wednesday, Jan. 9, in a webinar to share tips and tactics to improving your flying club. Click here to find out more and register.

How old is your airplane…really?

The average general aviation aircraft is more than 30 years old. However, a number of factors contribute to an aircraft’s true age, which may not be the same as its age in calendar years, according to officials with the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association Air Safety Institute. Learn how to recognize the signs of aircraft aging, understand its effects, and mitigate the risks by taking the Air Safety Institute’s Aging Aircraft online course.

AOPA praises Senate progress on FAA nomination

Aircraft Owners and Pilot Association (AOPA) President and CEO Craig Fuller Wednesday praised a decision by Sen. Jim DeMint (R-SC), to lift his hold on the nomination of Michael Huerta as administrator of the FAA, noting that the agency requires consistent leadership at a time of wide-ranging changes in the nation’s aviation system.

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Everything you always wanted to know about starting a flying club…

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association’s Center to Advance the Pilot Community (CAPComm) held the first of a planned monthly series of webinars Nov. 14. The webinar, with 631 registrants, covered what people need to start their own flying club.

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AOPA launches FlyQ Electronic Flight Bag

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has released the FlyQ Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) for the iPad, the latest addition to its family of digital flight planning products.

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Air Safety Institute unveils online Public Benefit Flying Course

The AOPA Foundation’s Air Safety Institute (ASI) has released: “Public Benefit Flying: Balancing Safety and Compassion,” an online course designed to assist volunteer pilots and those interested in becoming volunteers.

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GAN’s own Jamie Beckett wins AOPA’s Let’s Go Flying Award

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has named Jamie Beckett, our Politics for Pilots blogger, recipient of its 2012 Let’s Go Flying Award, for his efforts in promoting and defending general aviation. The award was presented Thursday during the AOPA Aviation Summit in Palm Springs, Calif.

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AOPA unveils Center to Advance the Pilot Community

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has launched the new Center to Advance the Pilot Community designed to arrest a decline in the pilot population that has been occurring for several decades.

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