AOPA is questioning Customs and Border Protection's authority to conduct searches of law-abiding pilots' aircraft, and demanding a response from officials at the highest level. AOPA also has created a kneeboard reference card with a step-by-step guide for pilots who find themselves the object of the agency's attention.
You’ve been asking...and we’ve been listening! And now, it’s that time again--time to look over some of the Debonair Sweepstakes paint scheme designs. Craig Barnett of Scheme Designers, a long-time participant in our sweepstakes restoration projects, came up with a wide range of paint schemes.
The robust young pilot who stands with his father and their aircraft in this photo is not as he seems. Although he is an extremely healthy 18-year-old, Jim Rollison has a genetic heart defect and, without the attention of some doctors throughout his life, he might not be here.
Solar Impulse’s pilots use a media event at Washington Dulles International Airport to show off the aircraft’s clean technology.
Eight teenagers got down to business on their first day of a two-week odyssey in which they will help to build two Glasair kit airplanes.
OpenAirplane is a new service that simplifies the process for pilots wanting to rent aircraft outside of their home base.
The board of Pennsylvania’s Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority will wait 120 days before making a final decision to close Braden Airport, citing community concerns.
Get up to speed on the FAA's policy guidelines for the use of "antidepressants" and medical certification.
Sometimes in politics, the good news is that bad news won’t happen. Thanks to AOPA, antique aircraft collectors and aviation employers in Louisiana dodged legislative bullets that would have raised the costs of aircraft ownership or of doing business.
AOPA and EAA have submitted a request to the FAA to give pilots the option of using their driver’s license as the baseline of health, instead of a 3rd class medical. This petition would result in substantial savings and reduced bureaucracy.
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