The figures are flat, but is GA flat-lined? We digest the numbers from the GAMA State of the Industry. Plus, we fly into Glacier National Park.
AOPA's new sweepstakes airplane, a Debonair! Two cool iPad apps from the Aviation Summit in Palm Springs. A cross-country flight in a brace of open-cockpit WACOs.
Special edition from the AOPA Aviation Summit in Palm Springs
Special edition from the AOPA Aviation Summit in Palm Springs.
We talk to a pilot who crashed a 727 - on purpose! Plus, a major new program from AOPA, a quick and easy mod to lower stall speed, and saying farewell to the Sweepstakes Husky. That and a look at next week's AOPA Aviation Summit.
This week we fly along at the Reno Air Races, tell you how to get a taildragger endorsement, and debate pattern entry at non-towered fields. Is the 45 always right? See what AOPA Pilot editors think. Plus, a look ahead to AOPA Aviation Summit in Palm Springs, and who couldn't use another pair of sunglasses.
FAA budget still in jeopardy, a closer look at the new Van's RV-14, new updates to the Phenom 100, and Palm Springs has a lot to offer the non-pilots at AOPA Summit.
A seaplane rescue off the California coast, landing after losing a main wheel, a preview of AOPA Summit in Palm Springs, we fly the Bombardier Global 6000, and a place in the world where they love general aviation.
AOPA Live This Week from the Democratic National Convention. President Obama answers our questions about user fees and funding NextGen, while congressional Democrats just say ‘no’ to anything but the gas tax. An epic cross country in a J-3 Cub. Boy, are their butts sore. And a first look at the Garmin G5000 in an experimental LearJet.
This week we fly the new Velocity V-Twin, see what AOPA is doing to represent General Aviation at the Republican National Convention in Tampa and salute Neil Armstrong.
AOPA Live exclusive -- first video of flying the new turbo-diesel Cessna 182 JT-A. Politics and TFRs have to mix. An aviation high school where Eclipse used to stand, and how a PC-12 makes a big difference in a little boy's life. This and lots more on AOPALive This Week--from Wichita.
Fly high in the French Alps, learn what sequestration means to pilots and find out lessons learned from a crash documented in a viral video.
Cirrus and Icon partner to build the A5 amphib LSA, what we can learn from the French about general aviation, one airport dies but another survives and prospers after the tornado, and building young interests in aviation by building an airplane.
A quick review of AirVenture 2012 at Oshkosh, AOPA launches AV8RS to bring the kids to aviation, a general aviation safari in Botswana, and will they call the new ship the Goodyear Zeppelin?
Final report from AirVenture 2012. A look at the volunteers on Flight Line ops, a chat with EAA President Rod Hightower, a roundup of ADS-B boxes, the Lisa Akoya amphib, and much more from Oshkosh.
Camping under the wing at AirVenture, FAA Administrator talks about user fees, judging aircraft, and a Falco from down under.
A first look at the jet-fueled Cessna 182 NXT, celebrating 75 years of a little yellow airplane, crossing the Atlantic on battery power alone, only three women in the U.S. can claim this aviation achievement, and using aviation to improve educational achievement. All this and more from AirVenture .
On the opening day of AirVenuture 2012, a preview of what to expect, some hints of major news from Cessna, and a look at what it takes to put the show together.
Do the Chinese have designs on our aviation industry? An expert analysis. At the Flying Circus, flying bad means you're really good. We fly along with the FAA flight check crews. A checkout in the AOPA Sweepstakes Husky.
A possible buyer for Hawker Beechcraft, insight and analysis from the insiders. Fly along in WWII-era biplanes as some top notch pilots do daring feats in open-air antiques. Tom Haines gets up close and personal with lions and leopards in Africa. See how GA takes you places that other means of transportation can’t.
Exclusive interview with Sen. Inhofe on the Pilots' Bill of Rights just passed by the Senate,flying fighter aircraft from World War I, what it's like to be part of the Air Force's Thunderbirds team, the Cessna Corvallis in flight, a flying African safari, and a special Independence Day message from AOPA President Craig Fuller.
Tom Haines flys the Cessna Corvallis TTx, major milestone towards an unleaded aviation fuel, a Sentimental Journey to Lock Haven, PA, and more!
The NTSB tackles general aviation safety, flying the turbine powered Lancair Evolution, a small community finds economic value in its airport, a flight over southern Africa and more!
'Driver's license' medical is one step closer, but pilots have to act now! The perils of thunderstorm encounters in aircraft and how to give pilot reports to provide forecasters with more data about severe weather. We fly the 1902 Wright glider. Find out what’s changed in the private and commercial pilot airplane practical test standards. And the finale of the River Run as the AirCam finally gets home.
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