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GA stops and searches continue

A father and his 14-year-old son were helping another pilot ferry a newly purchased aircraft from California to their home field in Virginia. The three made an overnight stop in Albuquerque before flying on to Illinois for fuel. But shortly after they parked the aircraft in Marion, Ill., they were approached by as many as 18 uniformed and non-uniformed law enforcement officers who came running toward the airplane.

Apr 24, 2014 | comments

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Penn Yan Aero extends engine warranties

Engine overhauler Penn Yan Aero announced that it is extending the warranties on overhauled and experimental aircraft engines, effective immediately.

Apr 23, 2014 | comments

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Rusty pilot shares story of return to the skies

Mark Luetkemeyer talks about getting back into the cockpit after a 25-year break.

Apr 22, 2014 | comments

Article

Managers buy Chelton, S-Tec

The management team running Chelton Flight Systems and S-Tec Corp. in Mineral Wells, Texas, for parent Cobham Avionics saw an opportunity and bought in.

Apr 22, 2014 | comments

Advocacy

Massachusetts governor signs bill funding airports

AOPA and the Massachusetts Airport Management Association defeat an effort to cut $34 million from the Massachusetts transportation bond bill.

Apr 23, 2014
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Santa Monica: Prep for next round

Santa Monica residents fight for airport

A group of Santa Monica residents is seeking an amendment to the city charter that would put key decisions about airport property to voters.

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San Marcos Fly-In: Top 10

San Marcos Fly-In: Top 10

AOPA's first regional fly-in of 2014 kicks off April 26 in San Marcos, Texas. Here are 10 tips to look forward to the day of the fly-in.

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Working with several compelling real-life cases, presenter and audience will play the role of accident investigator to figure out what went wrong, and why. Check for a date and location near you »