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.
Procedures for the AOPA Fly-In event at Beaufort, NC. To download the Pilot Information Packet, go to: http://www.aopa.org/mrh-pip
Those who put their lives on the line to fight for our freedom received a special honor at Sun 'n Fun: A veteran who flew the Flying Fortress during World War II returned to the sky aboard a B-17, along with a Tuskegee Airmen pilot who flew cover (and later, the B-29).
Watch as Eric Peterson learns that he is the winner of AOPA's You Can Fly Sweepstakes 152!
Aviation for Millennials! A report from the first Modaero.
Four great locations across the country for AOPA's 2016 Fly-Ins!
All the top helicopter news from the 2016 HAI Heli-Expo convention in Louisville, KY.
Col. Charles McGee shares the incredible story of the Tuskegee Airmen and their fight for equal opportunity in the military.
Tuskegee Airman Charles McGee shares his story with the audience at the National Aviation Community Center.
Julie Walker shows us Triple Tree Aerodrome, a place where kids are always welcome and aviators never have to grow up.
AOPA Live brings you the latest in the light sport aircraft and drone markets from the U.S. Sport Aviation Expo in Sebring, Florida.
Country music songwriter and singer Dierks Bentley talks about what aviation means to him at the NBAA convention.
What happens behind the scenes when a Red Bull Air Race pilot clips one of those giant inflated pylons? A team swings into action with spare parts and a plan to make sure pilots (and the crowd) won’t have long to wait.
A special report from the Red Bull Air Races in Las Vegas.
Rain didn’t wash out the fun in Tullahoma, Tennessee where more than 2,500 gathered for the final AOPA Fly-In of 2015.
All the sights and sounds from the Colorado Springs regional Fly-In.
Women Airforce Service Pilots veteran Elizabeth Strohfus was at the Minneapolis Fly-in to appreciate the efforts of those restoring a Vultee BT-13 Valiant to honor Strohfus and her fellow aviatrixes.
All the sights and sounds from the regional fly-in at Anoka County Blaine airport.
AOPA President Mark Baker has a lot of reasons to come to the fly-in at Anoka County Airport near Minneapolis.
AOPA hosts a variety of activities around the complex at AirVenture 2015.
The Airline Pilots Association tries to throttle medical certificate reform. A veritable hive of Republic Seabees touchdown at AirVenture on Lake Winnebago. How a flying club can make flying affordable. The ride of a lifetime for a woman who helps kids get into flying.
AOPA Live at AirVenture 2015 in Oshkosh. A possible breakthrough for medical certificate reform. The FAA boss speaks. A warbird partnership. Pirates of the north forty.
The sights and sounds of AirVenture 2015 at Oshkosh! A sudden opportunity for Third Class Medical reform. There will be lots of jobs in aviation. A WWII paratrooper meets up with the aircraft that lead him into battle. And putting a Piper in a Bonanza.
AOPA welcomed thousands of pilots to headquarters in Frederick, MD.
Watch scaled-down aircraft converge on Triple Tree Aerodrome for the world’s largest RC event.
All of the sights and sounds from Salinas California including a helicopter pilot on a mission to inspire young girls to follow in her footsteps. AOPA President Mark Baker emphasizes to Fly-in attendees that third class medical reform is still AOPA's top priority.
Find out the great sights to see and things to do around the AOPA Salinas Regional Fly In.
The AOPA National Aviation Community Center hosted Paws and Planes, an event that showed kids flying for others – including our four-footed friends – can be rewarding and fun.
Harrison Ford presented his legacy award to AOPA President Mark Baker at the Twelfth Annual Living Legends of Aviation Awards.
AOPA President Mark Baker looks forward to a new year of AOPA Fly-Ins as the association aims to build on the success of 2014 events that drew thousands.
Preview of the 2015 AOPA Fly-Ins.
A look back at our seven successful regional fly-ins of 2014.
See a group of general aviation pilots fly in holiday cheer. Pilots joined Santa to bring greens, school supplies and gifts to the residents of Tangier Island, a remote fishing village in Virginia.
Founding pilots of the Civil Air Patrol played a vital role protecting America when wolf packs of German submarines were at the door. They gathered in Washington this week to accept one of the nation’s highest honors.
Meet the husband and wife team responsible for safely bringing in hundreds of airplanes to the St. Simons regional fly-in.
Check out the latest and greatest airplanes at the 2014 NBAA Convention and Exhibition.
See a preview of the future, controlling the airplane with the sound of your voice.
A look at Redbird Migration, and the technology at the leading edge of flight training.
See the top attractions around St. Simons Island in preparation for the Fly In.
There was a little bit of everything at AOPA's Homecoming Fly-In including a variety of aircraft, an aerial performance by Michael Goulian and a chance to be a part of the GA community.
We go behind the scenes to show you whats involved in surprising the winner of the AOPA Sweepstakes Debonair.
AOPA surprises the lucking winner of the Debonair Sweepstakes in the air!
An incredible mix of unique aircraft at the AOPA Fly-in to Spokane, Washington.
You can fly with aerobatic star Billy Werth at the AOPA Indianapolis Regional Fly In. You've got to see this guy's act - his brother chases him down the runway on a motorcycle.
AOPA's regional fly-ins aren't just for pilots. It was a family affair at San Marcos, Texas.
AOPA's San Marcos, Texas, fly-in a huge success, with nearly 3,000 attendees.
A step closer to a driver's license medical. News from Sun 'n Fun 2014. New helicopter training device from Redbird. A turbine-powered RV-10. A sleek new speedster from Tecnam.
We're in Nashville for the Aircraft Electronics Association 2014 conference. There's a big step towards a DL medical. Check out an accident between a Cessna and a skydiver. AOPA launches a guide to starting a flying club. The Sweepstakes Debonair gets a new engine.
Women in Aviation Worldwide Week
From Heli-Expo in Anaheim, California. A special tribute to aviation legend Bob Hoover. AOPA President Mark Baker says "we aren't going to take it anymore" about CBP stops of law-abiding pilots. A modern Jet Ranger is announced, and Enstrom has a new training helicopter.
AOPA schedules weekend fly-ins across the country.
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