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The inside story of an Ebola evacuation mission

When Mike Ott’s dad took him up for his first airplane ride in a Piper Cherokee, little could he imagine that his current flying job would attract worldwide attention.

Nov 19, 2014

Article

Flight made simple

Among the very first lessons a pilot learns is that a control yoke is not a steering wheel. Research underway in Europe could change that.

Nov 21, 2014 | comments

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Pilots, community transform two Oregon airports

Two general aviation airports located two miles apart in a remote section of northeast Oregon are coming alive, thanks to pilots and area residents.

Nov 20, 2014

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: Why 'No SID'?

Nov 21, 2014
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The AOPA Airport Support Network provides the vehicle for members to work with AOPA to establish an early warning system to protect airports.

Airport Support Network

Airport Support Network volunteers serve as the association’s eyes and ears at local airports. AOPA needs your help in protecting your airport and your freedom to fly.

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AOPA launches Rusty Pilots Program to help pilots get back in the left seat.

Rusty Pilots Program

Research shows most lapsed pilots would return to the left seat if the path forward didn't seem so daunting. Here's the good news: It isn't.

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