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 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.
Mother, daughter, granddaughter, all pilots, all giving back to get more women in the air.
The AOPA Foundation is offering 11 scholarships to help support outstanding student pilots.
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.
Another major newspaper reveals Customs and Border Patrol's stops of innocent pilots.
Federal officials search for operator of drone that crashed into St. Louis skyscraper. AOPA renews call for timely regulations on small unmanned aerial systems.
Santa Monica city council considers yet another ploy to close the airport.
New benefit for AOPA members from AOPA Premier Partner PilotWorkshops - free access to a selection of audio and video training programs.
Three generations of Latimer-women live, breathe and instruct other women in the hope of increasing the number of women pilots.
Bill Bailey is one of only a dozen charter members still on the AOPA rolls. These excerpts are from an interview with him on the occasion of the association’s seventy-fifth anniversary.
Clancy Hess is one of only a dozen charter members still on the AOPA rolls. These excerpts are from an interview with him on the occasion of the association’s seventy-fifth anniversary.
Ed Adams is one of only a dozen charter members still on the AOPA rolls. These excerpts are from an interview with him on the occasion of the association’s seventy-fifth anniversary.
European aviation authority says it went to far in regulating general aviation.
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
The Los Angeles Times shines the spotlight on Customs and Border Protection's unwarranted stops of innocent general aviation pilots.
The FAA maps out its timeline for rulemaking on a driver's license medical. Don't hold your breath.
The FAA announces completion of the ADS-B ground radio network, but AOPA says there's a lot more to do before there are significant benefits for general aviation pilots.
A community bands together to save Smith Field in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Now it's thriving.
Government Accountability Office says FAA needs to improve its medical certification systems.
AOPA urges states to adopt laws requiring that meteorological evaluation towers by hazard marked so they can be seen by pilots in low-flying aircraft.
FAA announces rule making to let private pilots fly some aircraft with a driver's license in place of a third class medical certificate.
FAA backs off on sleep apnea policy. New guidelines reasonable.
Learn about the new AOPA Rusty Pilots Initiative. We want to help you get back in the air!
President Obama proposes a $100 per flight "surcharge" for air traffic control.
Progress towards being able to fly some aircraft without a 3rd class medical certificate.
New policy makes it easier and cheaper to retrofit angle of attack indicators on certificated aircraft.
Judge orders mediation on city of Santa Monica suit against the FAA.
FAA asks judge to dismiss lawsuit by city of Santa Monica
FAA apologizes for delay on answering petition for a driver's license medical.
How does the Debonair handle?
AOPA schedules weekend fly-ins across the country.
AOPA announces six regional AOPA Fly-Ins for 2014, and the AOPA Homecoming Fly-In at the association's Frederick, MD (FDK) headquaters to mark AOPA's 75th anniversary.
Tom Haines interviews Rep. Todd Rokita of Indiana on a bill that would direct the FAA to allow many pilots to fly using a driver's license for a medical certificate.
One expert says the FAA is wrong on how it wants to determine who might be at risk for obstructive sleep apnea.
Find out why this could make airplanes twice as safe and half as expensive.
The City of Santa Monica, California flied a merit less lawsuit against the FAA. Find out what the city claims this time in their endless effort to shut down the KSMO airport.
AOPA President Mark Baker talks about AOPA reorganization and the associations commitment to encouraging flying clubs and good flight instruction.
Tom Haines talks to aerobatics legend Patty Wagstaff about her career, learning to fly, women in aviation, and flying an OV10 on fire fighting duties.
CBP can't cite any specific authority to stop pilots. AOPA says federal agents must have real probable cause to search aircraft.
Some selections from the full interview with Mark Baker, AOPA President & CEO.
AOPA Board of Trustees selects Mark Baker to succeed Craig Fuller as AOPA President & CEO.
Tom Haines interviews AOPA President & CEO - elect Mark Baker.
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