New medical insurance policy targets career risk for pilots

AOPA has crafted a new insurance policy that takes the risk of losing your medical certificate out of a flying career.

Feb 26, 2015


Filmmakers moving forward on Burt Rutan documentary

A career spent “democratizing flight” is entering the realm of documentary movie-making as two filmmakers launch a project to tell Burt Rutan’s story.

Feb 24, 2015


AOPA focuses on reform at congressional roundtable

The FAA needs to reform its regulatory and certification processes, including changing the third class medical, AOPA told a House Aviation Subcommittee roundtable.

Feb 25, 2015 | comments


A life in general aviation

J. Reid Garrison, an airshow performer and formation pilot who has been part of the story line at the major aviation events, including Sun 'n Fun and EAA AirVenture, across the years, was recently inducted into the South Carolina Aviation Hall of Fame.

Feb 24, 2015

Aircraft Maintenance

Aircraft Maintenance: Warm panel, cool wallet

Pilots focus on preheating the engine during cold weather, but what about the cockpit? More than 30 percent of an aircraft's value is often tied up in the panel.

Feb 24, 2015 | comments
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Groups file brief in Santa Monica suit

AOPA and NBAA have jointly filed an amicus brief as part of the ongoing legal battle over the future of Santa Monica Municipal Airport.

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