Celebrate #GivingTuesday with AOPA Foundation

AOPA members can support the AOPA Foundation during #GivingTuesday, a movement that celebrates and encourages charitable activities supporting nonprofit organizations during the holiday season.

Nov 30, 2015


Rutan SkiGull makes maiden flight

Like most maiden flights of a brand-new design, Burt Rutan’s SkiGull test flight produced a to-do list, but was a success overall.

Nov 30, 2015 | comments


New batteries boost Bonanza power

The benefits of lithium-ion batteries moved one step closer to use in light general aviation aircraft when Transport Canada Civil Aviation approved the installation of the True Blue Power battery for use in the Beechcraft A36 Bonanza.

Nov 25, 2015


FAA urges pilots to test headsets

The FAA is warning pilots that they may be missing important sounds, including cockpit warnings, when wearing noise-canceling headsets.

Nov 25, 2015 | comments


PilotWorkshops releases 'Real World VFR'

Find a remote island airport at night, land at Boston’s Logan International Airport in a Cessna 172, fly the Hudson River VFR Corridor, encounter VFR flight into instrument conditions, and more in PilotWorkshops’ “Real World VFR” video program released Nov. 25.

Nov 25, 2015
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2015 online auction

AOPA Foundation 2015 online auction

Hurry Before You Miss Out

Just in time for the holidays—AOPA Foundation’s Auction Now Open! Proceeds benefit the AOPA Foundation.

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AOPA reveals 2016 fly-ins

AOPA reveals 2016 fly-ins

AOPA will host four regional fly-ins, all in new locations, in 2016: North Carolina, Washington, Michigan, and Arizona.

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