Customs and Border Protection continues to direct unwarranted stops of innocent pilots. AOPA President Baker gets promise from CBP Commissioner that there will be fewer stops in the future.
Airbus Group flies the all-composite, battery powered E-Fan for the first time.
AOPA's regional fly-ins aren't just for pilots. It was a family affair at San Marcos, Texas.
Environmentalists file petition with EPA to declare aircraft emissions hazardous. AOPA says action puzzling since EPA knows industry well on the way to finding an unleaded fuel.
AOPA's San Marcos, Texas, fly-in a huge success, with nearly 3,000 attendees.
More warrant-less stops of innocent pilots, but AOPA President Mark Baker goes right to the top for relief. AOPA's first regional Fly-In a huge success in Texas. First flight for the E-Fan.
European aviation authority says it went to far in regulating general aviation.
Super situational awareness with a helmet mounted display that lets the pilot "see" through the aircraft in all directions.
Testing begins in North Dakota to gather data on how to integrate small unmanned aerial systems (drones) into the national airspace system.
How do you take off on straight floats when there's no water?
New benefit for AOPA members. Free access to selected PilotWorkshop educational offerings.
Dr. Brent Blue, a Senior Aviation Medical Examiner, says that his issuing 3rd Class Medical Certificates over 30 years has done nothing to improve general aviation safety.
AOPA Foundation gives aviation charity Pilots N Paws a Giving Back award of $10,000
One AME says his 30 years of issuing third class medical certificates have done nothing to improve safety. Looking through the bottom of the aircraft with the most expensive flight helmet ever. Taking off from a dry runway in a straight float seaplane. How do they do it?
How do you take off in a straight float seaplane when there's no water to be found?
A community bands together to save Smith Field in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Now it's thriving.
The Los Angeles Times shines the light on Customs and Border Protection's actions against innocent pilots. The latest on the driver's license medical. Where warbirds come home to roost, and saving an airport.
The Blue Angel's support C130 is a wild ride itself. Come along for a maximum performance flight in Fat Albert.
Government Accountability Office says FAA needs to improve its medical certification systems.
A father/son team restore and build the most beautiful Waco biplanes in a small shop in rural Pennsylvania.
The ride of a lifetime in the Blue Angels' Fat Albert. A father and son team build the most beautiful Waco biplanes you've ever seen. GAO thinks the FAA's medical certification process could be better.
Learn about the new AOPA Rusty Pilots Initiative. We want to help you get back in the air!
Check out this beauty of a new engine! Remember this could be YOUR 1963 Debonair.
AOPA Live's Paul Harrop comes up with a mid-six-figure wish list for gadgets and electronics he suggests to Tom Haines for his A-36 Bonanza.
Learn about the AOPA Rusty Pilots program - its geared at getting you back into the left seat. Fly the new engine in the Sweepstakes Debonair. Paul Harrop goes on a fantasy shopping trip for in flight entertainment options.
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