AOPA is encouraging members to contact their legislators and ask them to support a House bill that would force the FAA to go through the rulemaking process before imposing any policies related to sleep disorders.
Two pilots share lessons learned after crashing at night, one into Tampa Bay in Florida and the other into the living room of a top-floor apartment near Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C.
Moving up to the No. 9 Air Safety Institute product of 2013 is the Ice Week webinar. Learn the hazards of in-flight icing and how to avoid ending up in a precarious situation. (Note: You must register to view the recorded webinar.)
Every year, pilots nationwide make a dangerous gamble in the cold, wet weather of winter, where icing reigns. Ill-equipped to combat the conditions, they pay a high price for their lack of preparation and underestimation of their foe. Learn more about hazards of flying in and around rain and snow, and avoid such dangers.
The FAA has certified the airworthiness of the HF120 turbofan engine that will power the Hondajet, setting the stage for the engine’s production.
The sponsor of a bill to expand the number of pilots eligible to fly with a driver’s license medical is asking colleagues for their support.
AOPA and EAA leaders will expand the collaboration begun in recent years, pledging to cooperate on wide-ranging issues from youth programs to member events.
A Gulfstream business jet outfitted for science is probing Atlantic clouds between Germany and Barbados.
Six aviation trail-blazers including the first female U.S. jet airline captain, an Apollo astronaut, an air racer, a record-setting test pilot, and a pair of brothers renowned for aircraft design innovation will be enshrined in the National Aviation Hall of Fame in 2014.
With more reports from law-abiding pilots stopped by armed federal agents on the ramp, AOPA has prepared a kneeboard checklist on how to handle the situation.
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AOPA is building a national Network of flying clubs and the Finder is the place to see the progress. The Finder allows you to find a club in your area or promote your established club.
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