Video to accompany Al Marsh's article in the January 2013 issue of Pilot magazine.
There's a wide variety of airplanes that fall under LSA rules, one for almost any need or budget.
We test fly EAA's One Week Wonder, a Zenith built by thousands at Oshkosh.
Enstrom helicopter is enjoying a resurgence.
Exclusive interview with Bill Harrellson, who flew a single-engine LanceAir IV over both poles.
The biggest King Air does it all, and from the most primitive strips.
See the Bristell Taidragger at the 2015 US Sport Aviation expo in Sebring, FL.
The U.S. Sport Aviation Expo in Sebring, Florida, kicked off the show season with a few unusual arrivals.
Get a look at one very capable light sport aircraft.
The history of AFOne and how it ended up as part of the Reagan Presidential Library.
Walt and Debbie Kuemmerle fly a T-28 Trojan to airports and events around the south, and their vintage military trainer gets plenty of attention.
Its a famous Gooney Bird! Learn about this C-47 turned DC-3 and where it has been.
For venturing out where 100LL is hard to find, Glasair now has the option of a Diesel engine in the Sportsman. Tom Haines files this pilot report.
For the first time in decades, Mooney has two new models in the works.
Check out the latest and greatest airplanes at the 2014 NBAA Convention and Exhibition.
AOPA surprises the lucking winner of the Debonair Sweepstakes in the air!
AOPA tests new ways to open door to aviation with "Reimagined Aircraft" such as a Cessna 152 that can be co-owned and operated for as little as $65/hour, including fuel.
Warbirds to depart Edwards Ranch
Get behind the controls of an Eclipse 550 with AOPA Editor in Chief Tom Haines. The 550 has evolved into the aircraft it was always intended to be.
Aerion ups the size of its supersonic business jet, HondaJet unveils first production aircraft, Dassault announces the Falcon 8X, Gulfstream extends the range of the G650.
Only 3 are left flying, the PV-2 Harpoon was developed from the Lockheed Lodestar.
Airbus Group flies the all-composite, battery powered E-Fan for the first time.
How do you take off on straight floats when there's no water?
How do you take off in a straight float seaplane when there's no water to be found?
Google buys Titan Aerospace, builder of high altitude solar-powered unmanned aerial systems.
History abounds at San Marcos, Texas, where the Commemorative Air Force has a hangar full of warbirds and a museum with Doolittle Raider artifacts.
A father/son team restore and build the most beautiful Waco biplanes in a small shop in rural Pennsylvania.
The Blue Angel's support C130 is a wild ride itself. Come along for a maximum performance flight in Fat Albert.
Textron Aviation says its Cessna and Beechcraft piston products are going to be produced for the long term.
Check out this beauty of a new engine! Remember this could be YOUR 1963 Debonair.
Cessna's parent company completes the purchase of Beechcraft and Hawker. Find out what it means to you.
This new powerplant is more powerful and efficient.
Customers like the new bird.
Dan Johnson of the Light Aircraft Manufacturers Association talks about Cessna's decision to stop building the Skycatcher.
A racy little Italian job.
What's it like to be a passenger on a Ford TriMotor?
An epic flight the length of the Mississippi in an open cockpit Aircam.
Kit-built amphibian now available as factory build light sport aircraft.
A Cessna 172 pilot straps on a cold war fighter.
Helio Courier is the eye the sky for many major sporting events.
How does the Debonair handle?
A look at the craftsmanship that goes into restoring classic aircraft at Rare Aircraft.
Al Marsh checks out an amazing therapy tool that happens to have a stick and rudders.
The NOAA Hurricane Hunters' P3 Orion may get all the glory, but the Twin Otter fleet is a whole lot more fun to fly.
Fly cross country in a Beech 18 on straight floats with AOPA President Mark Baker.
A&P IA Adrian Eichorn takes us inside the Debonair's engine with his HD scope.
The Sam LS is a new LSA that looks like warbirds of old.
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