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Providing aviation information direct to your ears from AOPA's Pilot Information Center - Contact us at pilotassist@aopa.org

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Episodes

Episode 14 - BasicMed Update

3/28/2018
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Join AOPA's Pilot Information Center staff Gary Crump and Ferdi Mack for an update on the BasicMed program.

Duration:00:55:56

Episode 13 - AOPA Fly-in Arrival and Departure Procedures

10/16/2017
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We are thrilled that you are considering flying to an AOPA Fly-In. To best accommodate the large number of visiting aircraft, AOPA arrival and departure procedures are non-standard. This podcast will let you know what to expect. Join our PIC and Outreach staff as we discuss the most important details. For more information, visit http://www.aopa.org/fly-in

Duration:00:37:00

Episode 11 - Part 107 for sUAS and General Aviation

6/28/2016
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Join Kat Swain, AOPA's Sr. Director of UAS, along with Jared Allen, AOPA Legal Services Plan attorney; Ferdi Mack, Manager of AOPA's Pilot Information Center; Paul Feldmeyer, Aviation Technical Specialist; Justin Barkowski, AOPA Director of Regulatory Affairs; and Rune Duke, AOPA Director of Gov’t Affairs, Airspace & Air Traffic for a discussion of the new and upcoming 14 CFR Part 107 FAA regulations on small drone operations. For more details, check out our June 21 2016 article here:...

Duration:00:34:05

Episode 10 - New Final Rule for Student Pilot Certificates

1/15/2016
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The FAA has published a final rule changing the way student pilot certificates will be issued. Join AOPA's staff as they discuss the new requirements. For more information, refer to: News article @ AOPA: http://www.aopa.org/News-and-Video/All-News/2016/January/14/FAA-finalizes-rule-on-student-certificates Federal Register, final rule: https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2016/01/12/2016-00199/student-pilot-application-requirements AOPA chart comparing old vs. new requirements:...

Duration:00:19:07

Episode 9 - Aircraft Upgrades

5/4/2015
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In this episode, Senior Aviation Technical Specialists Rodney Martz and Mark Milkovitz discuss some of the popular areas in which aircraft owners might consider upgrades, as well as the related effects on aircraft valuation.

Duration:00:52:23

Episode 8 - Flying to Cuba?

12/22/2014
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With the recent discussions concerning possible changes with respect to US-Cuba travel restrictions, we have started to receive contacts asking whether GA travel to Cuba is now a possibility. As of today, nothing has changed, but this podcast discusses what we know now as well as what we might expect in the future. Also check out our Cuba tab on our Caribbean travel page for updates @ http://www.aopa.org/Flight-Planning/Caribbean

Duration:00:11:41

Episode 7 - Flying to the Bahamas

12/12/2014
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Rick Gardner, AOPA's representative for the Bahamas and Director of Aviation Services, Caribbean Sky Tours, joins us to discuss the benefit of having your airplane with you during your visit to the Bahamas. Check out The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism webpage @ http://www.bahamas.com For more information, check out our Bahamas travel page @ http://www.aopa.org/Flight-Planning/Bahamas , as well as AOPA's Forums page on Bahamas and Caribbean travel at http://forums.aopa.org/forumdisplay.php?f=17

Duration:00:15:49

Episode 6 - Can I Do That?

11/24/2014
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In this episode, AOPA's Pilot Information Center brings in our very own aviation technical specialists Craig Brown, Adam Williams, and Paul Feldmeyer to discuss common pilot questions and pitfalls such as currency, endorsements, iPads, and insurance subrogation.

Duration:00:31:10

Episode 5 - The FAA Medical Application

9/25/2014
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Gary Crump, AOPA's Director of Medical Certification, stops by to explain some of the common questions and pitfalls associated with the FAA MedXPress application process for pilots. For more information, check out the medical section of our website at http://www.aopa.org/Pilot-Resources/Medical

Duration:00:43:18

Episode 4 - How to Buy an Airplane

7/30/2014
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In this episode, we share a few clips from our recent hour long webinar on aircraft purchasing. Listen in to hear Tom Haines, AOPA Sr. Vice President and Editor-in-Chief, AOPA Pilot, along with Rodney Martz, Sr. Aviation Technical Specialist, AOPA Pilot Information Center, discuss aircraft purchasing details. You can view the webinar in its entirety at http://tinyurl.com/purchase14

Duration:00:08:36

Episode 3 - Aviation Finance

7/21/2014
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Adam Meredith, President of AOPA Aviation Finance, discusses the basics of obtaining financing for your dream aircraft. For more information, check out http://finance.aopa.org/

Duration:00:13:45

Episode 2 - Airline Transport Pilot Certification

7/19/2014
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David Oord, AOPA's Manager of Regulatory Affairs, explains the changes to airline transport pilot certification and flight regulations. Benét Wilson posted a related article on AOPA's website, which can be found here: http://tinyurl.com/lym65or

Duration:00:22:59

Episode 1 - Aircraft Insurance for Flying Clubs

5/30/2014
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Bill Snead, President of AOPA Insurance Services, explains the nuances of aircraft insurance, including details pertaining to insurance for flying clubs. For more information, check out http://www.aopa.org/Pilot-Resources/Flying-Clubs and http://insurance.aopa.org/

Duration:00:15:02