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Walter Extra, the famous aerobatic pilot behind the Extra series of aerobatic planes, has set a FAI world record in the new field of electric-powered planes. Photo courtesy of

Electric aerobatic airplane sets climb record

AOPA Live This Week

AOPA Live This Week, December 1

Training and safety

Communicate clearly and verify clearances with air traffic control to help prevent runway incursions.

Training Tip: Anatomy of an incursion

Photo courtesy of Jeff Simon.

Aircraft Maintenance: Oil use and cylinder cracks

Taming the Twin: Four Rules for Safe Multiengine Flying

Taming the Twin: Four Rules for Safe Multiengine Flying


Copper River Basin


You Can Fly
An Avid Flyer provides the background as Raisbeck Aviation High School senior Nicole Diaz leads AOPA High School Symposium attendees on a tour of her high school in Seattle, Nov. 7. Photo by David Tulis.

AOPA high school STEM symposium enlightens hundreds

2017 AOPA Fly-Ins

AOPA 2017 Fly-Ins announced

From industry

This image was generated using WaterMark, designed and engineered by HighWater Designs Ltd

Pilot tackles Captain Jepp Challenge to stay sharp

Michael Goulian performs during a practice session at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Oct. 14. Photo by Chris Tedesco/Red Bull Content Pool.

Vegas races blown out


The Federal Aviation Administration is one of the many government agencies that have influence over general aviation. Photo by David Tulis.

Privatizing flight service saved money, faces new challenges

Lt. Col. James Ross, assistant operations officer assigned to the 28th Operations Support Squadron, presents information on the Powder River Training Complex during the inaugural Powder River Council meeting in the deployment center at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Nov. 16, 2016. During the meeting, PRC members discussed issues for mutual understanding including radar coverage, air traffic control assistance, large force exercises and near-miss incidents. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Rebecca Imwalle)

Powder River Council holds first meeting

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