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‘Like you’re flying a Thunderbirds solo act’

With a single seat, an 18-foot wingspan, a stall speed of less than 60 mph, and a top speed of close to 300 mph, the SubSonex JSX-2 challenges one’s expectations of how a jet aircraft should look and act.

Apr 30, 2015 | comments

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Bell to lay off 1,100 employees

Low oil prices, the V-22 Osprey, and U.S. Army surplus sales likely all play a role in job cuts at Bell Helicopter, an analyst said.

May 01, 2015

Advocacy

Baker reinforces reform message in House

AOPA President Mark Baker reinforced his message that medical and certification reform are critical to the future of general aviation during a House roundtable.

Apr 30, 2015 | comments

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'Celebrate a life with flight'

Michigan pilot Jim Hesseman hopes pilots will offer comfort to grieving families by sponsoring “white feather flights.” He offers resources to help.

Apr 29, 2015 | comments

Article

Grant put to good work

A California pilot group demonstrated the power of general aviation to respond in times of need, putting an AOPA Foundation grant to good use.

Apr 29, 2015
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Call to action: Third class medical reform

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Make sure you are up to date on AOPA’s latest efforts to reform the third class medical process. AOPA has collected all of its stories in one easy place for you to peruse the news.

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Salinas Fly-In

AOPA Fly-In: Salinas

Join AOPA and your fellow pilots and aviation enthusiasts at Salinas Municipal Airport on May 16. The fly-in will offer seminars, food, exhibits, and more.

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