AOPA Live This Week

AOPA Live This Week - November 28, 2013

AOPA continues to fight FAA's sleep apnea policy. An expert says FAA is going about it wrong. The 'monster truck' of LSAs and an insanely short landing. China cracks open its air space to general aviation.

 
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AOPA Live This Week - May 2, 2013

15:33 min

The furlough is over, but do we need to reexamine FAA funding? Big tax reduction in Indiana thanks to AOPA. A thermal shock to your engine is a good thing sometimes, says Rod Machado. Updates to AOPA FlyQ EFB for the iPad. And a Beaver on floats -- easier than you think.

AOPA Live This Week - April 25, 2013 .

13:36 min

FAA furloughs clogging up the system. What GA pilots can do to avoid delays. High altitude and high G training at NASTAR. Even civilians can do it. Fight fatigue - a Fly Well report. And a do-it-yourself full cockpit 707 simulator.

AOPA Live This Week - April 18, 2013

23:18 min

FAA says the "driver's license medical" isn't an important issue. Rod Machado's "License to Learn" on high density altitude takeoffs. An airplane that lands shorter than your car can stop.

AOPA Live This Week - April 11, 2013

24:24 min

AOPA Live at Sun 'n Fun. Administration's 2014 budget includes user fees; AOPA vows a fight. A sleek new airplane from Brazil. The best, most affordable simulator with a huge community behind it. And a peek at the new panel of your AOPA Sweepstakes Debonair.

AOPA Live This Week - April 4, 2013

20:27 min

Line up and wait; more than customary delays at FXE. Rod Machado has a tip to keep you from losing an arm or a leg. The L-39 was one thing, but a MiG 15 is something else again. And we test fly the amphibious Searey.

AOPA Live This Week - March 28, 2013

19:18 min

GA in the crosshairs. From customs inspections to air traffic control, the administration makes life miserable for general aviation pilots. A 172 pilot tries her stick skills at jet fighter school. If you need to find a path to a runway NOW, we've got an app for you.

AOPA Live This Week - March 21, 2013

16:51 min

ABC News unfairly and inaccurately attacks GA safety. We set the record straight. Harrison Ford speaks up for GA before Congress. A milestone for the Eclipse 550. March madness strikes AOPA. And Fly Well - a new series on your health and piloting.

AOPA Live This Week - March 14, 2013

21:45 min

Up close look at sequestration effects at one airport -- Santa Fe Municipal in New Mexico. Training the best for the worst. An exclusive video look inside the Coast Guard's elite Advanced Helicopter Rescue School at Astoria, Oregon. A look at the next generation -- the 5th to be exact -- of the Cirrus SR22T. And Rod Machado has a quick lesson on how to reawaken your feet.

AOPA Live This Week - March 7, 2013

17:28 min

The latest news from Heli-Expo in Las Vegas. GA gets angry about the sequester. The ins and outs of spins, and your sweepstakes Debonair gets an avionics 'sweet.'

AOPA Live This Week - February 28, 2013

31:00 min

Hear from Craig Fuller about his decision to step down from AOPA. Also, what does sequestration mean to you? Plus, we fly with TOP GUN.

AOPA Live This Week - February 21, 2013

11:01 min

It's taken 9 months and a Chapter 11, but the Beechcraft Corporation is out of bankruptcy court and looking to the future. The Seneca V gets a G-1000 and rebuilding an original Curtiss hangar.

AOPA Live This Week - February 14, 2013

21:57 min

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 Live This Week - February 14, 2013

21:57 min

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 Live This Week - February 7, 2013

13:25 min

The pilot who ditched in the Hudson tells her story. Exclusive news on the turbine-powered back-country Sherpa. Washington takes a stab at GA ... again. High praise for the AOPA Air Safety Institute from the NTSB.

AOPA Live This Week - January 31, 2013

16:10 min

New series, 'License to Learn,' with Rod Machado. Go flying with the youngest precision team. David Clark is more than headsets.

AOPA Live This Week - January 24, 2013

13:43 min

We show you the Light Sport Expo in Sebring, Florida. Check out the flying car! Also, getting a tailwheel endorsement. Plus we have Patty Wagstaff performing at night.

AOPA Live This Week - January 17, 2013

19:26 min

Firestorm over the arrest of 70 year old glider pilot for "violating" non-existent "no-fly" zone. We test fly the new Tecnam P92 Tail Dragger. Seeing the dark with the MaxViz 600 infrared vision system for Cessnas. Talking to the creators of the Solar Impulse aircraft. And remembering airshow pilot Fred Cabanas.

AOPA Live This Week - January 10, 2013

19:11 min

Flying a glider is a "breach of peace?" The incredible story of a pilot arrested and jailed for flying through a non-existent "no-fly" zone. Budget woes haven't ended for the FAA. A luxury LSA straight from the designer's heart. And an exclusive interview with actor/pilot James Lipton, host of "Inside the Actors' Studio."

AOPA Live This Week - Directors' Cut 2012

46:11 min

Its the best of AOPA Live This Week from 2012. Join producers Warren Morningstar and Paul Harrop as they give you the inside scoop on the show.

AOPA Live This Week - December 13, 2012 --

22:07 min

Flight Designs new CTLSi sports a fuel-injected Rotax, which means the engine is happy on everything from 100LL to mo-gas with ethanol. AOPA Live’s Jim Moore is among the first to test fly it. What’s the most challenging airport in American? AOPA members vote, and AOPA Pilot Senior Editor tries his hand at landing there. AOPA’s top safety guy Bruce Landsberg talks about dealing with ice on general aviation aircraft.Putting the Cessna Skycatcher to the test. Is it a worthy successor to the 152 in a flight school?

AOPA Live This Week - December 13, 2012

22:07 min

Flight Designs new CTLSi sports a fuel-injected Rotax, which means the engine is happy on everything from 100LL to mo-gas with ethanol. AOPA Live’s Jim Moore is among the first to test fly it. What’s the most challenging airport in American? AOPA members vote, and AOPA Pilot Senior Editor tries his hand at landing there. AOPA’s top safety guy Bruce Landsberg talks about dealing with ice on general aviation aircraft.Putting the Cessna Skycatcher to the test. Is it a worthy successor to the 152 in a flight school?

AOPA Live This Week - December 6, 2012

21:05 min

Fly along with the Coast Guard's HITRON group as they train to stop go fast boats and drug smugglers. You might not know about a MOA if you use a sectional. Falling off the fiscal cliff and the impact on general aviation. An update on the search for a new avgas.

AOPA Live This Week - November 29, 2012

21:27 min

GA aircraft that will be twice as safe and cost half as much. Lofty goals for rewriting FAA's aircraft certification requirements going on right now. First flight for the Embraer Legacy 500, and what it's like to fly its fly-by-wire stick. The other shoe drops for the FAA boss. 'Goose' finally replaces the good looking guy in the pilot's seat. An exclusive interview with new pilot Anthony Edwards.

AOPA Live This Week - November 22, 2012

10:23 min

Fly low and slow in the Everglades, learn what not to eat when you fly and meet AOPA's newest strategic partner.

AOPA Live This Week - November 15, 2012

19:59 min

Fly like a spy: 007 had one, now you can too. We fly the FLS BD-5J. They like us! The general public's perception of general aviation is improving. We have the stats and surveys to prove it. GA still in the NTSB sights: For a second year, the National Transportation Safety Board puts general aviation safety improvement on its ten most wanted listed. We look at why and what AOPA is doing to change that. Plus a visit to Piper's 75th anniversary, and a look at active winglet technology in action.

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