Cessna Aircraft parent Textron has closed a $1.4 billion deal to buy Beechcraft Corp., including Beechcraft's Hawker jet brand. Textron announced that all three brands will continue under the Textron Aviation banner.
Justin Myles has loved aviation and dance since he was a child. Now he's found a way to combine both passions.
AOPA has released a comprehensive guide to help members navigate the launch and operation of their own flying clubs.
The newest TBM does 330 knots and goes 1,730 nautical miles--and it's in production now.
AOPA is asking the newly confirmed head of Customs and Border Protection to investigate the ongoing stops of general aviation aircraft that are being made without probable cause or reasonable suspicion of illegal activity.
Touring an aircraft factory is the only way to see everything that goes into your flying machine.
The FAA's annual forecast of air travel demand predicts steady growth in airline and cargo demand, and a steady decline in general aviation piston aircraft.
More than 4,500 attendees packed the twenty-fifth annual Women in Aviation International conference in March, setting a record for the association.
AOPA and other groups lobbied for GA legislation at New York state’s Aviation Advocacy Day.
Taking advantage of recent FAA rule changes, Garmin is introducing a new angle of attack system for $1,499 later this year, along with a new radar altimeter system.
An effort would allow pilots to use the driver’s license medical standard for noncommercial VFR flights in aircraft weighing up to 6,000 pounds with no more than six seats.
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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 17, 1997—Linda Finch, pilot, aviation historian, and San Antonio, Texas, businesswoman, flying a restored and specially equipped 62-year-old Lockheed Model 10 Electra, re-creates the 1937 Amelia Earhart flight to circumnavigate the globe solo.
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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