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AARP opposes FAA bill amendment establishing charter pilot retirement age

The AARP wrote to leaders of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee to express its opposition to an amendment  -More- Are You Overpaying for Life Insurance Coverage Because of Aviation? It is likely that you are. Premiums for a typical pilot's life insurance policy can vary by hundreds of dollars per year and add up to tens of thousands over the lifetime of the policy. Contact Pilot Insurance Center for a no obligation review of what your coverage should cost. You might save thousands. Visit our website or even faster at 800-380-8376. ...

Column: GA airports are a key resource for Ky. residents, businesses

Kentucky Aviation Association Legislative Committee Chairman Robert Riggs writes that general aviation airports are an econom -More- Download NBAA's Handbook: Reimbursement of Flight Expenses for Owner-Pilots. Start recovering more money from your airplane. Learn how to gain the maximum Federal reimbursement cost benefit with NBAA's easy-to-use comprehensive handbook, saving you time and money. Learn more. ...

How have you supported your local airport?

Check out poll results in Wednesday's eBrief.  -More- ...

Entrepreneur to build passenger terminal at Wash. airport

Propeller Investments LLC, founded by entrepreneur Brett Smith, will spend about $40 million to build and operate the first p -More- ...

Broadcasting distress calls could warn birds away from airports

Lee Pannett, director of the Scarecrow Group, discusses ways to mitigate risks to airports posed by wildlife, including birds -More- File with ForeFlight in Under 30-Seconds. File your flight plan on iPad or iPhone. Your flight plan goes direct to ATC with no additional configuration required. Receive automatic expected route and adverse weather notifications. Amend or cancel IFR flight plans, and activate/close VFR plans directly from the app. Learn more on our website ...

Dominican Republic first nation in the Caribbean to accept electronic flight plans

The Dominican Republic Civil Aviation and FltPlan.com have merged their flight planning software to allow pilots from the US  -More- Chemist Exposes Worst Meds For Pilots FREE Report Shows Natural Alternative ($14.95 Value) Don't let prescription drugs or poor health keep you grounded. Chemist and pilot shows you which drugs cause weight gain, rob you of energy and decrease your reaction time. Get the report FREE. ...

"Hangar Talk": Backcountry flying with "SkyChick"

Ramona "SkyChick" Cox is an aviation adventurer who has taken her Cessna 206 to scores of remote airfields. ...

Fun flying: Formation

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Steve Jobs, entrepreneur...