An assault jet born of Citations. Flying in the Arctic. Returning home after a trip around the world. Plus, if all the CBP stops have your blood pressure up, Fly Well tells you what to do.
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.
A well-seasoned team of pilots, the Mavericks perform precision aerobatics to keep their skills sharp, and in the process prove that age alone is no obstacle.
AOPA partners with ShareAviation.com to help spread interest in flying.
There's a wide variety of airplanes that fall under LSA rules, one for almost any need or budget.
Learning to fly a CJ business jet in a simulator alone at ProFlight in Carlsbad, CA.
FAA proposes rules to regulate commercial use of small Unmanned Aerial Systems (drones) weighing less than 55 pounds.
The General Aviation Manufacturers Association reports on new aircraft shipments for 2014.
General aviation provides more the one million jobs and $219 billion in economic impact to the US economy.
A look inside NASA's giant icing wind tunnel.
We test fly EAA's One Week Wonder, a Zenith built by thousands at Oshkosh.
Rep. Sam Graves (R-Missouri) vows that medical certificate reform will happen in 2015.
Bill Harrelson has a right to brag, having just returned from a pole-to-pole circumnavigation in a Lancair IV and staking a claim on a world record. Harrelson talks about how he did it, and the biggest challenges. Enstrom Helicopter Corp. is reborn out of Chinese investment to flex its American manufacturing might. For the first time in years, the President’s proposed budget does not include user fees on General Aviation aircraft operations.
Tips for owner pilots on helping the airplane make it through the winter.
The biggest King Air does it all, and from the most primitive strips.
Some tips on cold weather flying. An exclusive interview with the NORAD commander about busting TFRs. A pilot report on the heaviest of the King Airs. More on the Cirrus ditching.
AOPA Director of Medical Certification Gary Crump explains the new FAA policy on sleep apnea and pilot medical certification.
Tom Haines talks with NORAD Commander Adm. Bill Gortney about TFRs, fighter intercepts, and general aviation and Navy flying.
Lake Havasu City, Arizona, was treated to a colorful display as the local balloon festival marked its fifth year.
Airplane repossession is a specialized field, and Nick Popovich is a specialist within it. These days he'll pass on general aviation aircraft in favor of bigger game.
Harrison Ford presented his legacy award to AOPA President Mark Baker at the Twelfth Annual Living Legends of Aviation Awards.
Repo man Nick Popovich and his team specialize in the kind of aircraft that come with overhead bins and drink carts. Also this week, AOPA President Mark Baker is honored by Harrison Ford in Hollywood, and balloons in numbers over Lake Havasu City.
General Aviation is on the NTSB Top Ten Most Wanted List of Safety Improvements for 2015.
The U.S. Sport Aviation Expo in Sebring, Florida, kicked off the show season with a few unusual arrivals.
There is no more scenic way to see the Bahamas than by touring in a seaplane.
The U.S. Sport Aviation Expo in Sebring, Florida, kicked off the show season with a few unusual arrivals. There is no more scenic way to see the Bahamas than touring in a seaplane. AOPA President Mark Baker is fed up with foot-dragging on medical reform.
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