AOPA planning fly-In in Groton CT

You asked, we listened. Join us in Groton, CT as we continue the 2017 AOPA Fly-In season. Pre-register now for two full days of activities. You'll find plenty of opportunities to have fun, meet new people, learn new skills, and fly more affordably.

AOPA Fly-In at Groton, CT
Groton-New London Airport (KGON)
October 6-7, 2017
https://aopa.org/community/events/aopa-fly-ins/2017-aopa-fly-ins/groton

Delaware Aviation Advisory Council Meeting

This is a governmental meeting open to the public ...

Delaware Aviation Advisory Council Meeting
July 19, 2017
4:30PM
DelDOT Administration Building
Farmington/Felton Conference Room
Dover DE

WHAT IS the Delaware Aviation Advisory Council??

Ҥ 103. Delaware Aviation Advisory Council.

BASICMED ONE DEPARTURE flow chart

FAA Safety Briefing: July/August 2017 BasicMed Begins .

The July/August 2017 issue of FAA Safety Briefing explores several key facets of the new BasicMed rule, which offers pilots an alternative to the FAA’s medical qualification process for third class medical certificates. Under BasicMed, a pilot will be required to complete a medical education course every two years, undergo a medical examination every four years, and comply with aircraft and operating restrictions.

WEBINAR: "31 Things You Can Do"

"31 Things You Can Do"
Topic: Preventive Maintenance that a pilot Owner/Operator may perform.
On Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at 19:00 Eastern Daylight Time (16:00 PDT, 17:00 MDT, 18:00 CDT, 13:00 HST, 15:00 AKDT, 16:00 Arizona, 23:00 GMT)

Select Number: EA0577009

AOPA is asking members to contact their members of Congress to oppose air traffic control privatization.

AOPA is asking members to contact their members of Congress to oppose air traffic control privatization. “The time is now,” said AOPA President and CEO Mark Baker. “We’ve faced privatization battles before, but with support from the president and a nearly unified airline assault for control of the nation’s air traffic control system, now is the time when we must unite to oppose this far-reaching threat.

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WINGS seminar: Helicopter Safety Awareness and What to Expect When You Are Not Expecting a Ramp Inspection

"Helicopter Safety Awareness and What to Expect When You Are Not Expecting a Ramp Inspection"
Topic: 2 Seminars: Helicopter Safety Awareness, and What to Expect When You Are Not Expecting a Ramp Inspection.
On Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 11:00 Eastern Daylight Time
Location:
New Garden Airport Terminal Bldg
1235 Newark Road

Toughkenamon, PA 19374

Select Number: EA1776891

wings seminar: July 17, 201

"New FAA Compliance Philosophy"
Topic: New FAA Compliance Philosophy and Remedial Training.
On Monday, July 17, 2017 at 19:00 Eastern Daylight Time
Location:
KILG Terminal Meeting Room
151 N. Dupont Highway
Meeting Room
New Castle, DE 19720

Select Number: EA1777020

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Have you noticed letters underneath VFR checkpoints on sectional charts? Do you know what they are for?

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Company announces new supersonic commercial airplane at Paris Airshow

Business and first-class travelers could soon fly between London and New York aboard a supersonic commercial airplane in about 2.5 hours, according to start-up .

Boom, an aerospace company based in Denver, said at the Paris Air Show that passengers could make the ultra-fast trip across the pond within the next six years, if it’s able to pass all certification hurdles.

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Five airlines have already placed more than 70 orders for Boom’s faster-than-sound passenger airliners, the company announced at the air show.

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