Goodbye NDB and other outdated test questions

New draft airman certification standards are available for review on the FAA’s website. In addition to releasing the draft standards, the FAA also announced that it would be deleting questions from the private pilot airplane knowledge test, effective Feb. 9.

Jan 29, 2015 | comments


Latitude rolls out

Cessna Aircraft staff gathered around the first production Citation Latitude to celebrate another step toward certification of an aircraft important to the firm’s future.

Jan 30, 2015


EPA denies petition to change avgas decision

The Environmental Protection Agency has denied the most recent petition from environmental groups that asked the agency to reconsider a 2012 decision not to immediately pursue an endangerment finding for leaded avgas.

Jan 29, 2015 | comments


New England digs out

The blizzard of Jan. 26 and 27 impacted airports around New England, and prompted some creativity as cleanup began.

Jan 28, 2015 | comments


New Meridian: Piper updates pressurized turbine single

Piper’s latest edition of the Meridian pressurized turboprop features updated avionics and six seats in club configuration for $2.26 million.

Jan 27, 2015
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Super Bowl XLIX notam released

Super Bowl XLIX notam released

Super Bowl XLIX kicks off Feb. 1, and the crowd in Glendale, Arizona, will be under the protection of North American Aerospace Defense Commander Adm. Bill Gortney. With the game around the corner, Gortney talks safety with AOPA Editor in Chief Tom Haines.

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AOPA tests new ways to open doors to aviation

AOPA tests lower-cost ownership

AOPA is exploring how aircraft ownership may be more affordable than many people believe through the development of "Reimagined Aircraft" that can be co-owned and operated for around $65 an hour, including fuel.

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