The FAA announced October 11 that all 20,000 rebates offered to incentivize ADS-B Out equipage by general aviation aircraft owners have been claimed.
Source: aopaFinal ADS-B rebate claimed
HAI Heli-Expo has become a must-attend event for anyone involved with or interested in Helicopters or Helicopter operations.
Source: aopaThe World's Largest Helicopter Event Comes to Anaheim in January 2020
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has released its updated ratings and reviews feature of AOPA’s Airport Directory Online.
Source: aopaNEW RATINGS AND REVIEWS FEATURE ADDED TO AOPAS AIRPORT DIRECTORY
The general aviation fatal accident rate for 2016 continued the previous year’s decline even as total hours flown marked three years of steady growth, according to the Twenty-eighth Joseph T. Nall Report released October 11 by the AOPA Air Safety Institute.
Source: aopaNall Report: GA fatal accidents continue to decline
Who are you going to call in North Texas when your local general aviation airport comes under pressure from interests that would curtail its operation or even shut it down?
Source: aopaNorth Texas airport volunteers meet in 'summit'
Pilots supplied the FAA with a list of locations where ADS-B transmitters could be situated and close significant gaps in coverage along well-traveled routes.
Source: aopaGA seeks ADS-B coverage in Alaska
United Airlines established Aviate, a pilot recruitment program with a goal to offer aspiring and established pilots a fast path to becoming a first officer “and, ultimately, a captain,” the airline noted in an October 3 news release.
Source: aopaUnited launches Aviate recruitment program
“We are asking our travel partners—like private pilots—to consider keeping their flight plans to the islands that were not affected.” It’s not a plea for money nor for thoughts and prayers, but for support. “The best way to help the Bahamas is by traveling to the Bahamas,” says Dionisio D’Aguilar, minister of tourism and aviation.
Source: aopaThe Bahamas needs you
I’m a big fan of the “best in breed” approach to avionics in my aircraft.
Source: aopaAircraft Maintenance: Avionics that evolve with your aircraft
AOPA Pilot Information Center Medical Certification Director Gary Crump was elected a Fellow by the Civil Aviation Medical Association, a group that began in 1948 and is known as the “voice for civil aviation medicine.”
Source: aopaAviation doctors recognize AOPA medical specialist