Shell Aviation announces an unleaded avgas that could replace 100LL.
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 Boarder Protection review concludes their 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 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.
The battle has been ongoing for more than five decades, but things are looking up in our fight to keep Santa Monica Airport. Find out what you can do to help.
They're on a mission, and Spokane Turbine Center helps them get there. Find out how missionaries are using Quest Kodiaks to get in and out of some of the most remote places on Earth.
Congress is working to speed up the rule making process for third class medical reform. Members of the GA Caucus sent a letter to DOT telling them to hurry it up.
After 22 years with the AOPA Foundation, Bruce Landsberg says he will retire from the office of President.
We have all seen plenty of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge videos, but - as first reported by AIN - airshow, air race and time to climb pilot Bruce Bohannon has a new take on it.
The fight for Santa Monica Airport is looking promising. The latest on third class medical reform. Teaching missionaries to fly. An ALS Ice Bucket Challenge that you have to see.
We check with industry leaders to see what they think the future of AvGas looks like, in the middle of research to replace 100LL
EAA and Zenith Aircraft team up to empower volunteers to build a CH-750 Cruzer in one week.
If it weren't for this Boeing, none would be going. The Boeing Model 40 bridged the gap between the barnstorming/airmail era and modern air travel.
The world lost a quicksilver mind with the passing of Robin Williams. After his death, we remember some fun he had with the AOPA wings. Video courtesy James Lipton with Inside the Actors Studio.
We check out the One Week Wonder - a homebuilt, built in a week. Flying the Boeing that started it all - the Boeing 40. We remember Robin Williams' AOPA moment.
AOPA President Mark Baker talks with Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) about his Pilots Bill of Rights II, and medical certificate reform, at EAA's AirVenture 2014 in Oshkosh.
A wearable head-up display for general aviation. Mooney is back. A chat with the designer of the Midget Mustang, and the end of an Oshkosh institution. AOPA Live This Week from AirVenture 2014.
AOPA details it programs for affordable flying. A jet-fuel Skyhawk. A first-timer tries to take in all of Oshkosh. AOPA Live This Week from AirVenture 2014 in Oshkosh.
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.
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.
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.
The AOPA Foundation is offering scholarships to help support outstanding student pilots.
Another major newspaper reveals Customs and Border Patrol's stops of innocent pilots.
Long overdue, Congress approves honors for the Doolittle Raiders.
New York Times publishes a good article on general aviation.
Only 3 are left flying, the PV-2 Harpoon was developed from the Lockheed Lodestar.
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