Shell announced Dec. 3 the development of an unleaded aviation fuel that will be submitted for certification.
There’s a good chance you’ve used Row 44’s satellite-based, in-flight Wi-Fi system as an airline passenger. It’s much less likely, however, that you know how a vintage Grumman HU–16B Albatross—delivered in 1952—helped to develop this decidedly modern technology.
Hartford-Brainard Airport in Connecticut is home to one of the most unusual instrument approaches in the world. Try your hand at the LDA approach and see if you have the skills to find the runway in IMC in this safety quiz.
Pilots impacted by the FAA's proposed new obstructive sleep apnea policy can expect to pay some $2,000 to more than $5,000 for testing and, if needed, equipment for treatment, according to an AOPA investigation.
NetJets has added a new safety feature to its long-range fleet: a doctor who is always in.
Fly like a fighter
Your mission: Fly with eight F-15s to the Philippines, rejoin, refuel with air tankers, engage an unknown number of Red Air fighters, refuel again, and then return home to Okinawa. And fly with radio silence up to the first contact with the Red Air fighters.
SocialFlight users can now publish events via Facebook and Twitter.
New aviation scholarship applications are open, and some entry deadlines are quickly approaching. Plus find out who has recently awarded scholarships.
Find out some of the basics of the process of how the FAA does medical certification.
With more reports from law-abiding pilots stopped by armed federal agents on the ramp, AOPA has prepared a kneeboard checklist on how to handle the situation.
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AOPA is building a national Network of flying clubs and the Finder is the place to see the progress. The Finder allows you to find a club in your area or promote your established club.
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