Have you heard the one about a bunch of kids who build two airplanes in as many weeks? Its no joke!
Find out what AOPA told congressional decision makers about FAA modernization.
Indiana farmer Gene Leek enjoyed his 102nd birthday flying in a Citabria over the land he has loved for so long.
A conversation with CNN & PBS NewsHour TV personality and aviation expert Miles O'Brien about overcoming adversity.
We go inside President Ronald Reagan's Air Force One - SAM 27000. Find out what AOPA told congressional decision makers about FAA modernization. A conversation with TV personality and aviation expert Miles O'Brien.
Are you #TeamMark or #TeamJim? Find out about the 2014 AOPA Hat in the Ring Challenge.
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.
Go inside the North Caroline facility where Honda Aero is making engines.
Two new Mooney models, the M10T and M10J, and both are powered by Diesel engines. A Glasair Sportsman with a Diesel. Inside the Honda Aero engine plant. Inside the world of the Air Boss from the St. Simon Fly In.
Meet the husband and wife team responsible for safely bringing in hundreds of airplanes to the St. Simons regional fly-in.
Santa Monica airport is now in the hands of the City Council after voters reject AOPA supported measure D.
What election results mean for AOPA's advocacy efforts on Capitol Hill.
What election results mean for general aviation and Santa Monica airport. With 50 years between logbook entries a rusty pilot returns to the cockpit. See the Empire State building Halloween light show from the air.
A look at Redbird Migration, and the technology at the leading edge of flight training.
See a preview of the future, controlling the airplane with the sound of your voice.
Check out the latest and greatest airplanes at the 2014 NBAA Convention and Exhibition.
See the top attractions around St. Simons Island in preparation for the Fly In.
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 Inspector General report suggests the costs of ADS-B outweigh the benefits.
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.
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.
A small corps of pilots in Kenya put their lives on the line to protect wildlife, and their nation’s future. American pilots have once again stepped up to help, making another journey to this equatorial nation to help Kenya Wildlife Service pilots hone flying skills that are often the difference between life and death.
FAA Administrator Michael Huerta visits AOPA headquarters and talks with AOPA President Mark Baker about medical certificate reform, replacing 100LL, the FAA budget and other issues of interest to general aviation pilots.
Join AOPA Online Associate Editor Jim "Buffet" Moore as he goes head-to-head in a dogfight over Cape Cod Bay. See what it's like to be a fighter pilot.
Rolls-Royce Allison Heritage Trust Museum in Indianapolis honors a premier name in aircraft propulsion.
Mother, daughter, granddaughter, all pilots, all giving back to get more women in the air.
The AOPA Foundation is offering scholarships to help support outstanding student pilots.
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.
One month after AOPA President Mark Baker met with Customs and Border Protection officials, the agency tells national news media it is changing its program so it won't needlessly affront law-abiding pilots.
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