You preflight your airplane, but how often do you check yourself to make sure you are safe to fly? Before every flight, ensure that I M SAFE. Dr. Jonathan Sackier explains.
AOPA tells the FAA that the ADS-B mandate just won’t work. Hear from our advocacy expert on why. A look at Redbird Migration, and the technology at the leading edge of flight training. A preview of the AOPA St. Simon’s Island Regional Fly In.
Check out this exclusive behind the scenes clip from Disney's Planes: Fire & Rescue. We find out just how far the producers went to be accurate.
From the NBAA convention in Orlando, a look at some new aircraft that are actually flying. NTSB chairman worries about automation causing a lack of professionalism and diminishing safety. Controlling the aircraft with the sound of your voice.
AOPA Pilot Senior Editor Dave Hirschman takes a homebuilt RV-12 on it's first flight.
Learn about the family behind the Aircraft Spruce Company.
See how AOPA staffers react to hypoxia at a simulated 30,000 feet.
See how AOPA staffers react to hypoxia at a simulated 30,000 feet. AOPA Pilot Senior Editor takes a homebuilt on its first flight. A look inside Aircraft Spruce, and, the truth is out there...
Two new monuments commemorate the work of the late Dr. David Nichols who used general aviation to practice medicine on Tangier Island for more than 30 years.
An Attorney General report suggests the costs of ADS-B outweigh the benefits.
There was a little bit of everything at the 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.
A Customs and Border Protection review concludes there are “opportunities for improvement” and notes that changes have been implemented to increase accountability; improve training; and use CBP personnel, rather than local law enforcement, for stops of GA aircraft.
Pilot Barrington Irvin is flying around the world to get students interested in aviation careers.
We go behind the scenes to show you whats involved in surprising the winner of the AOPA Sweepstakes Debonair.
We give away the Sweepstakes Debonair in an air-to-air surprise! And a look behind the scenes on how we pulled off the most complicated giveaway yet. Customs and Border Protection admits it could do better in dealing with GA pilots. We honor the year's best flight instructor and flight school.
AOPA surprises the lucking winner of the Debonair Sweepstakes in the air!
Spencer Watson of Aviation Adventures in Manassas, Va. has been voted Best Flight Instructor of 2014.
Paragon Flight Training at Pace Field in Ft. Myers, Florida, wins the award as Flight Trainings Best Flight School in 2014.
Novelist and pilot Tom Young talks about the situation in the Middle East, flying, and his new novel, Sand and Fire.
An incredible mix of unique aircraft at the AOPA Fly-in to Spokane, Washington.
A visit to the Antique Airplane Association Fly-In at Blakesburg, Iowa. More action on medical certificate reform. A hangar full of goodies in southern California. A headset just for you.
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.
FAA Administrator Michael Huerta visits AOPA and is speaking out about third class medical reform. We fly with Patty Wagstaff in Kenya, and we fly the PBY-5A Catalina. Its an unsung hero of WWII.
Check out the Red Bull Aces wing suit team.
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