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March 14, 2013
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  • GA has positive impact on economy
    Pilot, aircraft owner and employee at Cirrus Aircraft Todd Simmons writes that general aviation and the aircraft manufacturing industry make a positive impact on the job market and create economic value for small business. Simmons writes that Cirrus aircraft "are absolutely critical tools of commerce and productivity that provide entrepreneurs with quick and efficient access to smaller communities, remote locations and cities and towns across America's heartland that are served by more than 5,000 local airports." Forbes (3/13) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
 
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  • GAMA teams up with BuildAPlane to encourage STEM education
    The General Aviation Manufacturers Association together with BuildAPlane is launching a nationwide aircraft design competition to encourage Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics education. Students will use "Fly To Learn" software; the two winning teams will participate in Glasair's "Two Weeks to Taxi" program. Flying online (3/12) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Airport Focus 
 
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  Helicopter News 
 
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  Avionics & Technology 
 
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  AOPA News 
  • AOPA job of the day: Director of outreach and events
    The director of outreach and events is responsible for the planning, coordination and implementation of organizational events that meet the programmatic and quality goals of AOPA. The director leads a department responsible for AOPA's annual convention, AOPA Aviation Summit, a cornerstone event that attracts around 10,000 attendees each year. The outreach team also organizes and executes AOPA's participation in other events such as airshows and pilot town halls and provides support for internal events like all-hands gatherings and trustee meetings. Read more here. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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