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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced today that all 20,000 rebates offered to general aviation aircraft owners to equip their aircraft with a new surveillance technology have been issued and are no longer available. Aircraft owners who have already reserved their rebate, but not claimed it yet with installation, will be allotted the specified time needed to complete the requirements for the rebate.

The National Association of Flight Instructors (NAFI) has bestowed their highest honor on John and Martha King, Co-Chairmen of King Schools. NAFI Chairman Bob Meder presented the Jack J. Eggspuehler Service Award to John and Martha at the annual NAFI Member Breakfast at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

Luck and good piloting has kept DEF from causing fatalities. But how long will that luck hold?

It was a sea of pink at the third annual FXE Fly Pink event held at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport on Friday, October 4th.  The purpose of this event was to raise awareness for breast cancer prevention, improve the lives of Fort Lauderdale employees and airport tenants, and raise funds for cancer research.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the general aviation (GA) community’s national #FlySafe campaign helps educate GA pilots about safety issues, including loss of control (LOC), powerplant failure, and controlled flight into terrain (CFIT). Stay safe! This series will show you how you can incorporate safety into every flight.

NASA’s first all-electric X-plane, the first crewed X-plane in two decades, has arrived at the Armstrong Flight Research Center in California.

A Delta flight operated exclusively by women, and carrying 120 young females as passengers, took off this week to inspire more women to become aviators and advocate for equality in a "male-dominated industry."

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) completed its final implementation milestone with Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B), the state-of-the-art surveillance system that enables air traffic controllers to track aircraft with greater accuracy and reliability.

Pilots don’t always respond to VFR traffic advisories, but that doesn’t mean we’re not looking, and grateful. That’s part of the message conveyed by AOPA staff, air traffic controllers, and others who participated in a video production collaboration that produced a series of six short videos in a series titled “Let Us Know”

Business aircraft typically fly at different altitudes, and use different airports than the airlines, but pilots operating along the U.S. East Coast can nevertheless experience delays in this constrained part of the country.

All four HCAA airports have demonstrated a commitment to lessening their impact by mapping their carbon footprint and setting goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) President and CEO Ed Bolen today told members of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science & Transportation’s Subcommittee on Aviation and Space that full implementation of the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) is critical to maintaining America’s lead in global aviation – a shared priority for all stakeholders, including business aviation.

A researcher at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) is examining how the flight routes people take to get to tourist destinations impact the amount of pollution in the air in a newly published study he coauthored in the Annals of Tourism Research.

Generous donors exceed AOPA Foundation expectations. More than $2.8 million was contributed to the 2019 AOPA You Can Fly Challenge by the time it ended on Aug. 31.

Inspirational pilot Barrington Irving has been flying relief missions to the Bahamas since Hurricane Dorian destroyed portions of the island nation and left many in desperate need of help.

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