Red Bull Air Racing has returned for 2014, with Paul Bonhomme, twice a world champion of past years' competitions, claiming victory in his Zivko Edge 540 aircraft in the skies of Abu Dhabi in the season opener. Photo by Naim Chidiac/Red Bull Content Pool.
Garmin popularized synthetic vision with the G1000 and now offers it on an app.
Despite vocal opposition from Congress and the aviation community, President Obama’s latest budget proposal again calls for a $100-per-flight user fee.
Aviation buffs love the idea of a classic airplane hidden in a barn. The tale of the Bugatti 100 may be the ultimate example.
Fly like a fighter
With a closing speed of about 900 knots, Air Force pilots on a training mission have seconds to aim and shoot heat-seeking and radar guided missiles at a drone target. Their success came from repeated rehearsals. But as author Larry Brown writes, “there is nothing like the real thing to gain experience.”
AOPA staff members updated attendees of the Montana Aviation Conference Feb. 27 through March 1 on the association's involvement in issues that affect pilots.
Pilots from Maine and New England turned out in numbers for the annual Maine Aviation Forum hosted by EAA Chapter 1434.
A documentary film tells the story of the “first to fly and the first to die for the United States in the Great War.”
The FAA has issued an airworthiness directive for certain Cessna models after icing-related accidents.
March 7, 2014 ePilot Training Tip: 'Arrival or through flight'
House and Senate bills would require the FAA to go through the rulemaking process before imposing new sleep apnea requirements.
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For the first time in its 75-year history, AOPA will meet its members where they fly and share the joy of flight during six one-day regional fly-ins.
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March 7, 2002—First flight of the Aviat Husky Pup.
Working with several compelling real-life cases, presenter and audience will play the role of accident investigator to figure out what went wrong, and why. Check for a date and location near you »
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AOPA thanks our members for their continued support in protecting the freedom to fly.