Future of 3 Fla. airports in question
The future of three Collier County, Fla., airports was the topic at a workshop held by local leaders. The county maintains airports in Immokalee, Marco Island and Everglades City; critics say they are a financial drag on the local economy, but supporters see potential for investment. Naples Daily News (Fla.)
Discount on Sporty's flight gear bag
AOPA members get exclusive 10% savings on Sporty's Mission Flight Gear Bag! You will be amazed by all of the discounts and special offers from leading aviation and non-aviation companies available through the AOPA Lifestyles Member Discounts Program.
Deadline approaches for nominations in aircraft challenge
In the spirit of the NCAA's March Madness, AOPA is giving 64 aircraft a shot at the title of "best aircraft" in the second annual Best Aircraft Showdown bracket. No money, no prizes -- the aircraft are competing. The association is accepting nominations through Thursday, Feb. 14. The challenge is sponsored by AOPA strategic partner Aero-Space Reports. AOPA Online.
AOPA job of the day: Major gifts officer
The major gifts officer, based on the West Coast, is responsible for securing major gifts for the AOPA Foundation. Duties include: qualify, contact, and cultivate potential donors from prospect pool of AOPA members and other interested parties; review the prospect pool and develop relationships by submitting proposals to prospective donors; make effective face-to-face presentation to donors and prospects; effectively secure major gifts; establish and support fundraising events for president and senior management and engage in extensive travel to visit donors and fundraising events. Read more here.
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