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Meet Mr. Malibu

Larry Grant bought the very first production Malibu. And he’s still flying it today. In early 2018, I was cleaning out years of documents from file cabinets in my Kansas City based office. Among them were original brochures from years of Piper production aircraft with an emphasis on Malibus, Mirages and Meridians. Being a packrat by nature, I was having separation issues relegating them to a recycle bin. The brochures were dated as they featured models…… Read More…

Blunder into Thunder

As seasonal hazards go, avoiding thunderstorms makes the first page of our risk avoidance playbook this time of year. Thunderstorms in the free MMOPA Flight Risk Assessment Tool (FRAT) app earned the highest risk number in the app at “8.” It’s safe to say the hazard is well-known. Growing up, most of us learned quickly not to put our hand on a hot stove. It seems intuitively similar we should also respect thunderstorms. Yet the PA46…… Read More…

Ice Advice

When using the icing prediction tools, here’s you need to know when planning a flight in or near possible icing conditions. On January 18, 2011, the Forecast Icing Potential (FIP) underwent a transformation to become the Forecast Icing Product. Found on the Aviation Weather Center Web site (aviationweather.gov), this next generation of FIP is following in the footsteps of its analysis counterpart, the Current Icing Product (CIP). The Current Icing Potential underwent a similar transition to…… Read More…

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The Malibu M-Class Owners & Pilots Association (MMOPA) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the interests and safety of owners and pilots worldwide who fly PA46 derivative (Malibu, Mirage, Meridian, M-Class, JetPROP and Matrix) aircraft. MMOPA was founded in 1988, and now serves over 1000 members.

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Navigating Business Travel in a Changed World

  Please login or become a member to view this page! YOU’RE INVITED TO BE A PART OF THE MALIBU M-CLASS OWNERS PILOTS ASSOCIATION!   IT’S OFFICIAL, MMOPA’S MEMBERS TELL US OUR FORUM, MAGAZINE AND RESOURCE CENTER ARE THE GREATEST ASSETS TO AN MMOPA MEMBERSHIP…BECOMING A MEMBER GRANTS YOU ACCESS TO ALL THAT MMOPA OFFERS! ONCE YOU ARE REGISTERED AS A MEMBER, YOU’LL HAVE FULL ACCESS TO ALL THAT MMOPA OFFERS INCLUDING… Click here for more… Read More…

Summer Flying Weather Refresher

  Please login or become a member to view this page! YOU’RE INVITED TO BE A PART OF THE MALIBU M-CLASS OWNERS PILOTS ASSOCIATION!   IT’S OFFICIAL, MMOPA’S MEMBERS TELL US OUR FORUM, MAGAZINE AND RESOURCE CENTER ARE THE GREATEST ASSETS TO AN MMOPA MEMBERSHIP…BECOMING A MEMBER GRANTS YOU ACCESS TO ALL THAT MMOPA OFFERS! ONCE YOU ARE REGISTERED AS A MEMBER, YOU’LL HAVE FULL ACCESS TO ALL THAT MMOPA OFFERS INCLUDING… Click here for more… Read More…

A CEO’s Approach to Hypoxia with Joe Casey

  Please login or become a member to view this page! YOU’RE INVITED TO BE A PART OF THE MALIBU M-CLASS OWNERS PILOTS ASSOCIATION!   IT’S OFFICIAL, MMOPA’S MEMBERS TELL US OUR FORUM, MAGAZINE AND RESOURCE CENTER ARE THE GREATEST ASSETS TO AN MMOPA MEMBERSHIP…BECOMING A MEMBER GRANTS YOU ACCESS TO ALL THAT MMOPA OFFERS! ONCE YOU ARE REGISTERED AS A MEMBER, YOU’LL HAVE FULL ACCESS TO ALL THAT MMOPA OFFERS INCLUDING… Click here for more… Read More…

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