‘A passionate and tireless advocate’

‘A passionate and tireless advocate’

AOPA General Aviation News AOPA President Mark Baker will be the 2024 recipient of the Donald D. Engen Aero Club Trophy for Aviation Excellence in recognition of his fierce leadership and passionate commitment to general aviation. Read More
Aero roundup

Aero roundup

AOPA General Aviation News Aero Friedrichshafen, Germany’s general aviation convention, was the venue for a couple of interesting new developments possibly impacting the U.S. market, the most prominent among them announced by Tecnam Aircraft, Diamond Aircraft, and...
MARK BAKER TO BE HONORED WITH PRESTIGIOUS ENGEN TROPHY

MARK BAKER TO BE HONORED WITH PRESTIGIOUS ENGEN TROPHY

AOPA General Aviation News FREDERICK, Md., April 18, 2024—The Aero Club of Washington announced today that AOPA President Mark Baker will be the 2024 recipient of the Donald D. Engen Aero Club Trophy for Aviation Excellence in recognition of his fierce leadership and...
Against advice, FAA returns airman standards to regulation

Against advice, FAA returns airman standards to regulation

AOPA General Aviation News The FAA reassured flight instructors that checkride failures will not trigger enforcement action, but was less responsive to concerns (voiced by AOPA and others) that incorporating airman certification standards into regulation stands to...
Against advice, FAA returns airman standards to regulation

Against advice, FAA returns airman standards to regulation

AOPA General Aviation News The FAA reassured flight instructors that checkride failures will not trigger enforcement action, but was less responsive to concerns (voiced by AOPA and others) that incorporating airman certification standards into regulation stands to...