MEMBER ALERT: AOPA will be closing at 1:45 p.m. Eastern on Dec. 6 and will reopen at 8:30 a.m. Eastern on Dec. 9.
On Dec. 6, 1999, UA 1448 made one wrong turn while taxiing in severely reduced visibility at Rhode Island's Theodore Francis Green State Airport. It became the first link in a chain of mistaken assumptions by its crew and the tower controller. Learn how runway incursions happen in just seconds with this animation.
Senators are demanding a written response from the Department of Homeland Security about unwarranted stops of general aviation aircraft by DHS and Customs and Border Protection.
Shell announced Dec. 3 the development of an unleaded aviation fuel that will be submitted for certification.
Youths ages 13 through 18 who are members of the AOPA AV8RS program can now apply or scholarships to help them achieve their aviation dreams.
Helicopter training is generally very safe. So why do run-on takeoffs and landings feel so wrong?
A House bill that would force FAA to go through the rulemaking process before imposing new policies for sleep disorders has passed a key committee.
The House has passed a bill requiring the TSA to consult stakeholders, including general aviation representatives, before making major changes to security policy.
Candler Field Flying Club is a young group focused on teaching young people to fly.
Pilots have formed a user group and launched a petition drive to save Runway 5/23 at Joplin Regional Airport in Joplin, Mo.
Learn how to host an airport open house with this step-by-step guide. Your event will help nonpilot neighbors appreciate the value of a community GA airport.
Guide to hosting open house
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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