Judge rules for airport(s)

A New Jersey judge issued an eloquent ruling this month affirming the property rights of airport owners and blasting a town’s attempt to usurp them.

May 22, 2015 | comments


Pilot wins water wings

Arizona flight instructor (and newly hired airline pilot) Blake Godfrey won the King Schools Alaska Seaplane Rating Sweepstakes.

May 22, 2015


Drone school opens for business

Auburn University has been granted a waiver to operate a commercial drone school that will be open to the public.

May 22, 2015


Carter seeks factory

After years of development, Jay Carter’s remarkable flying machine is being marketed to aerospace manufacturers.

May 21, 2015 | comments

Aircraft Maintenance

Aircraft maintenance: 10 tips to protect aircraft tires

Aircraft tires are extremely resilient and reliable, but they're also critically important to safe takeoffs and landings. Here are 10 tips that can help you get the most from your tires, fly as safely as possible, and take good care of those round rubber friends.

May 21, 2015 | comments
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AOPA seeks low-cost ADS-B fix

AOPA stands ready to work with the FAA and industry to break down the barriers to meeting the 2020 ADS-B Out mandate.

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Volunteer to help in Frederick

Volunteer to help in Frederick

Help set up for the 2015 AOPA Homecoming Fly-In, park arriving aircraft, and more at the Frederick, Maryland, event June 6, and get a free lunch and T-shirt.

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