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Tom George, Regional Manager

AOPA Regional Manager Tom George

 E-mail: tom.george@aopa.org
All airport related issues should be sent to ASN@aopa.org.

Alaska Precollege Aviation Education Programs

Download a listing of aviation education programs available to kids as young as five years old through 12th grade.

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Augmented weather reports to be reduced in Alaska

As pilots, we rely on weather reports to decide whether to fly—or not.  Yet not all weather reports are equal.  While most aviation surface observations are generated by a machine, in some cases humans still confirm or correct the observations–making them more trustworthy than totally automated reports.  Recently proposed changes by the National Weather Service ...
Alaska

Alaska aviation motor fuel tax increase under discussion

Alaska’s fiscal crisis is again in the news. As oil revenues decrease, lawmakers struggle to make ends meet for almost 90% of the state’s operating costs. In January, the Alaska Aviation Advisory Board (AAB) passed a resolution supporting the Governor’s bill to increase motor fuel taxes to help cover the costs of maintaining the 240 ...
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