Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association

Oct 17, 2006 - 11:08 AM
The National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) is urging Congress to resist all attempts to “raid” the Airport and Airway Trust Fund, includi
Oct 17, 2006 - 7:55 AM
As the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) mounted a “national pilot alert” against the proposed permanent air defense identification zone (ADIZ)
Oct 17, 2006 - 5:07 AM
Like the flu and other nasty bugs, the user-fee virus is making its periodic appearance as Congress considers FAA reauthorization, up for renewal in 2007.
Oct 12, 2006 - 10:33 AM
It was 25 years ago last month that New York Yankees team captain Thurman Munson was killed in the crash of his Cessna Citation I.
Oct 12, 2006 - 9:43 AM
As the presidential election heated up last month, the blood pressures of many general aviation pilots rose faster than the campaign rhetoric as they attem
Oct 12, 2006 - 8:55 AM
The California legislature didn’t transfer $745,000 left over from last year’s aeronautical budget into the general fund, as Gov.
Oct 11, 2006 - 6:42 AM
The libertarian Reason Foundation, which has been promoting  privatization for more than 25 years, has published a new study calling for a user-fee sy
Oct 11, 2006 - 6:38 AM
Calls to institute user fees to help pay for FAA expenditures in the future continue to generate little support in Congress, as evidenced by a hearing befo
Sep 28, 2006 - 10:10 AM
Mary Peters, who was head of the Federal Highway Administration from 2001 to 2005, is President Bush’s nominee for the post of Secretary of Transportation.
Sep 26, 2006 - 10:36 AM
Congress may have approved FAA funding for Fiscal Year 2006 before it adjourned for the Thanksgiving holiday, but the drumbeat for user fees in future year