Washington, D.C.-based publication The Hill named AOPA a top lobbying trade association for the fifth year in a row. Though several commercial aviation groups were also included, AOPA was the only general aviation association that made the list.
Source: aopaAOPA named top trade association by 'The Hill'
The Federal Communications Commission has published a rule designed to speed up the switch from 121.5-MHz emergency locator transmitters to digital 406-MHz ELTs by prohibiting the certification, and eventually the manufacture, importation, or sale of 121.5-MHz ELTs.
Source: aopaNew 121.5-MHz ELTs to be prohibited
From awe-inspiring works of Mother Nature to marvelous manmade structures, these 10 places are best seen from the air. Grab a pen and add them to your aviation bucket list.
Source: aopa10 beautiful places to see from the air
It’s officially winter now, with a Dec. 21 solstice verifying it and for many of us, frosty mornings, scarce daylight, and a feebly low sun angle rubbing it in.
Source: aopaTraining Tip: Weathering winter
SpaceShipTwo has flown to space and returned safely to earth.
Source: aopa'Welcome to space'
At FreeFlight Systems, product reliability and client satisfaction are at the core of our company’s mission, reputation, and day-to-day business. Our dedicated support channels offer pilots peace of mind knowing that we provide service well past normal, operating business hours.
Source: aopaNot your standard support – supporting pilots whenever, wherever
William T. Piper and Walter Beech got it right, according to you, our classic aircraft voters.
Source: aopaWhich classic aircraft did you vote to the top?
Aspen Avionics announced FAA approval of a supplemental type certificate for its Evolution E5 dual electronic flight instrument and said it plans to ship backlogged orders upon receipt of parts manufacturer approval from the agency.
Source: aopaAspen Avionics receives STC for E5 electronic flight instrument
Super Bowl 53 is scheduled for Feb. 3, 2019, at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, and with more than 1,100 general aviation aircraft expected to arrive and depart the area for the event, the FAA is preparing special air traffic procedures affecting many of the region’s airports.
Source: aopaFAA preparing flight procedures for Super Bowl 53
Houston-area pilots are hoping they can save a Texas airpark that calls itself the friendliest airport in the United States from becoming a “prime location” for commercial real estate development.
Source: aopaPilots rush to save Houston's Weiser Airpark