The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) recently released its self-titled app to allow members and aviators to stay up to date on the latest AOPA news, videos, podcasts, and events.
The app, which is free from iTunes and GooglePlay, has already had more than 4,800 downloads in its first few weeks of release, according to AOPA officials. [Read more…]
A new report that reviewed general aviation accidents for 2014 shows that “significant improvements and historically low accident rates” posted in 2013 were not an anomaly.
“Across the general aviation community, we can take pride that our collaborative efforts appear to be having a positive, sustained impact,” said Richard McSpadden, executive director of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association’s Air Safety Institute in the Joseph T. Nall Report. [Read more…]
Jeppesen and the Aircraft Owners and Pilot Association (AOPA) recently launched the second year of the “Captain Jepp Challenge” to encourage continued pilot learning and the enhancement of flying skills.
Participants in the program register to attend free, in-person or online seminars, forums, educational courses and webinars throughout the year to earn program points and be eligible for prizes. [Read more…]
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association’s (AOPA’s) You Can Fly program 2017 Flight Training Experience Survey & Award entries close Aug. 14, 2017, at noon, EDT.
According to AOPA officials, more than 5,400 responses have already been collected. Schools and instructors receiving over five valid responses qualify to receive an official report card to see where they stack up in the industry.
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) recently surprised Gary Walters, the recipient of the 2017 AOPA 172 Sweepstakes at Henderson Executive Airport in Henderson, Nevada.
Walters arrived at the airport thinking he was going to meet a potential real estate client. Instead, the line and instructor pilot for Allegiant Airlines who operates a part-time real estate business with his wife found out he won an airplane.
“No way! Come on! You gotta be kidding me!” Walters exclaimed as AOPA President Mark Baker related the news. [Read more…]
The next membership sweepstakes for the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) will feature a Piper Super Cub equipped with amphibious floats, hydraulic skis, and tundra tires.
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association’s (AOPA) You Can Fly High School Aviation Initiative is working to create aviation-based science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) curriculum for high schools across the country.
Educators who will field test the curriculum this fall attended a teachers’ workshop held at AOPA’s Frederick, Maryland, headquarters June 26-28. [Read more…]