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Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association Further Embraces UAS Community

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 22, 2017

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), a general aviation group that has been around since 1939, is further embracing the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) sector by offering new membership options. According to an article from AOPA’s Jim Moore, aviation [Read More]

AOPA Files Commercial UAS Exemption in Support of ‘General Aviation’ Safety

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 03, 2016

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) says it has filed a Section 333 exemption with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to operate an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) commercially. AOPA, which is based in Frederick, Md., says it plans to [Read More]

‘Know Before You Fly’ Gets Backed by AOPA

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 09, 2015

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has joined the Know Before You Fly safety campaign, which gives unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) operators guidance about responsibly operating their aircraft. Know Before You Fly was organized late last year – in [Read More]