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Aviation Law Presentation

May 24, 2016  

At our April meeting Joseph and Caitlin LoRusso and the AOPA Legal Counsel presented a program via Skype. The AOPA representatives were Ron Golden, Deputy General Counsel for AOPA and Scot Shealer, head of legal services for AOPA. Ron and Scot talked about the importance of legal counsel. As most pilots are either unaware of, or uninformed of, their AOPA […]

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Meet Our Members

May 24, 2016  

Jason Kopp Jason graduated from Midland, Texas and as all good Texans, was fully planning on going to Texas A&M, however at the last minute an opportunity arose for him to attend Pensacola Christian College with a friend. Being last minute, he saw no way for it to work out but with the persistence of a dedicated mom and maybe […]

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My view from the right seat

May 20, 2016  

I’ve always loved to travel. By the time I graduated high school I had been in 35 of the 50 states and two foreign countries, so it stood to reason that my choice of careers would involve the airlines. So after high school I attended Atlantic Airlines in Kansas City, Missouri. I had no desire to become a flight attendant, […]

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WINGS, Part 2: Online Learning

May 8, 2016  

Last month I talked about flying for WINGS credit. This month I’ll talk about learning on your computer or smart device for WINGS credit. The FAA Safety team offers many courses for credit. When the new program started in 2007, the few courses they offered were pretty clunky. But since then they’ve partnered with AOPA and other providers, and the […]

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