The Commuter Craft Innovator is making a splash at the Sport Aviation Expo 2016.
Go behind the scenes and see what it’s like to fly the light sport Rans S–20 Raven and Rans S–19LS Venterra.
The de Havilland DHC-1 Super Chipmunk has a storied history as a trainer, aerobat, crop duster, and award-winner. Ride along as AOPA Editor at Large Dave Hirschman probes the secrets of the Super Chipmunk's success.
The Panthera is a super-sleek, carbon-fiber four-seater that will be offered in three variants.
Decades in the making and conceived on a clean sheet with revolutionary ideas, the HondaJet received FAA type certification Dec. 9.
AOPA Pilot Editor-at-Large Tom Horne looks at the airplanes on display at NBAA 2015
In the 1990's, aircraft designer Larry French envisioned a composite version of a classic staggerwing biplane. The Griffion Lionheart is the result. It was sold as a kit, and six were built. One remains flying. AOPA Live's Paul Harrop had a chance to fly this rare beast.
B-25 bomber Panchito and the last surviving Doolittle Raider visit AOPA.
AOPA's Tom Haines gets his Second-in-Command rating in a B-25 bomber.
The Cirrus customization program takes a page from high-end cars.
Ride along as AOPA Pilot Editor at Large Tom Horne puts the new Citation Latitude through its paces.
Textron goes big-cabin with its newest Citation. We get an inside look at the assembly line.
At the top of the G-A market Nextant Aerospace leads the re-manufacturing boom with the 400XTi.
AOPA Pilot Editor at Large Tom Horne gets to fly the Pipistrel Alpha Electro - an electric trainer.
Tecnam's P2010 has arrived in style, and AOPA Pilot Senior Editor Al Marsh puts the four-seater through its paces.
See the painstaking creation of a vintage Junkers F-13, considered the world’s first airliner.
A veritable hive of Republic Seabees touchdown at AirVenture on Lake Winnebago.
Take a ride in the Ercoupe, a fun, affordable airplane that has been around for 75 years.
After years of buzz, AOPA Pilot Editor at Large Dave Hirschman got to fly the ICON A5. Does it live up to the hype? Watch to find out...
Paul Harrop talks with Adam Smith of the Commemorative Air Force about restoring the C-47 that led the D-Day invasion, That's All... Brother.
Dassault rolls out the Falcon 5X, in style.
AvGas powered Cessna 182 airplanes are back on the market.
Kestrel Aviation and Eclipse Aerospace merge to form ONE Aviation. Cirrus co-founder, Kestrel founder, and now ONE Aviation CEO Alan Klapmeier explains the benefits to the new company.
Watch the first flight of the new Flight Design C4.
Piper Aircraft unveiled the new M Series, introducing a piston and two new turboprops that climb straight to the top of the Piper lineup.
The Cessna Caravan is great for taking a load of gear and friends wherever you want to go.
Honda Aircraft says the FAA has granted a provisional type certificate to the HondaJet.
Barry Schiff goes for a ride in a nuclear-capable bomber, affectionately known as a BUFF.
The new Brazilian mid sized jet has the features of a large jet, and the handling of a small one. With fly-by-wire control, this turbine Goldilocks is just right.
Airbus Helicopters announces the H160 with unique curved main rotor blades.
Augusta Westland AW 609 tilt-rotor prototype flies into HAI Heli-Expo 2015. Test pilot says fly-by-wire design makes this helicopter-airplane hybrid easy to fly.
New light single engine helicopters suited to flight training from Enstrom, Giumbal, and Bell.
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.
Only 3 are left flying, the PV-2 Harpoon was developed from the Lockheed Lodestar.
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.
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?
History abounds at San Marcos, Texas, where the Commemorative Air Force has a hangar full of warbirds and a museum with Doolittle Raider artifacts.
Google buys Titan Aerospace, builder of high altitude solar-powered unmanned aerial systems.
The Blue Angel's support C130 is a wild ride itself. Come along for a maximum performance flight in Fat Albert.
A father/son team restore and build the most beautiful Waco biplanes in a small shop in rural Pennsylvania.
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.
WOW! Check out this 500HP turboprop B36 Bonanza from Turbine Air. Pete Bedell takes it for a flight.
Tom Horne flies the Falcon 7X
Hear from Jetman Yves Rossy on what its like. He also talks about his flight training process.
1,200 Pilatus PC-12s delivered in 18 years. A success not anticipated.
Going strong since 1947. A look at Bonanza number 4,000.
Learn about an old helicopter that is helping Vietnam Vets heal old emotional scars.
A flying, civilian owned Cobra helicopter based in Carson City, Nevada.
Embraer Executive Jets launches a new short film - "The Unbelievable" - staring the Legacy 500 and legendary Jackie Chan. Embraer produced video.
AOPA talks to Solar Impulse pilot Andre Borschberg inflight from St. Louis to Cincinnati.
Extra horsepower makes American Champion's popular aerobatic aircraft even hotter.
Interview with HondaJet designer on flight of 5th conforming prototype and future of the innovative design.
Exclusive interview with the pilots of Solar Impulse, Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg.
De Havilland's DHC-2 classic is a dream to fly
This video shows the airplane landing in a 15 knot crosswind at Lakeland, Fla., and the pilot is using the technique written about in the story.
New homebuilt from Brazil.
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