More than 2,500 people took part in the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) 2014 regional fly-in held in San Marcos, Texas, last Saturday. This was the first of seven fly-ins AOPA will host this year.
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), the world’s largest member-aviation organization, will host the first of seven fly-ins for 2014 at San Marcos Municipal Airport (KHYI) on Saturday, April 26.
Hundreds of aircraft are expected in San Marcos, and also at nearby New Braunfels Airport (KBAZ), the fly-in’s reliever airport with shuttle bus service to San Marcos.
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) today launched the Rusty Pilots program, which allows lapsed pilots a way to return to flying in a matter of hours through a free session of ground school that fulfills the FAA’s flight review requirement for ground instruction.
Legendary airshow pilot Patty Wagstaff will serve as an “AOPA Ambassador,” officials with the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association said Wednesday.
Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association President Mark Baker will speak March 11 to the Wichita Aero Club.
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.
With the new year came a big new announcement from our friends in Frederick, Maryland. Six new fly-in events will grace the calendar starting in 2014, spreading from the east coast to the west coast, with important bases of operation in the middle of the country, too.
Yes, this is big news. It signifies and entirely new and different approach for the largest and arguably most important of the aviation-centric alphabet organizations.
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has revealed the dates and locations of its first-ever regional fly-ins to be held nationwide throughout 2014.
An in-depth story on AOPA.org about the embattled Santa Monica Airport in Southern California notes that its fate could have implications for airports across the country. The subject of a lawsuit by the city to close the airport, SMO “should be the cause célèbre of aviation interests to draw the proverbial line in the sand,” Richard Asper, an airport consultant, is quoted as saying in the story, adding it’s a fight the aviation community cannot afford to lose. “We have to make this one a public outcry.” Read the full story here.