MEMBER ALERT: AOPA will be closed for President's Day, Monday, Feb. 15and will reopen at 8:30 a.m. EST, Tuesday, Feb. 16.
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.
Flying clubs do much more than to rent aircraft at lower cost, though that is often the reason that pilots join in the first place. We visited one club (among many) where the enthusiasm is infectious.
AOPA unveiled a new look (including a new logo) for 2016, updating a legendary aviation brand with an eye on drawing a new generation into the fun of flying.
The end of the year is approaching! Help the AOPA Foundation meet the matching challenge grants for the Hat in the Ring Society.
AOPA President Mark Baker and Interim Executive Director of the AOPA Foundation George Perry reflect on 2015.
Help the AOPA Foundation meet the matching challenge grants for the Hat in the Ring Society.
AOPA hosts a variety of activities around the complex at AirVenture 2015.
Find out what's taking so darned long to get any progress on Third Class Medical reform,and how the measure could start moving forward soon.
AOPA welcomed thousands of pilots to headquarters in Frederick, MD.
Dassault rolls out the Falcon 5X, in style.
Rep. Todd Rokita (R-Indiana) talks about the progress of Third Class Medical reform in Congress, how AOPA members can help get rid of the medical requirement, and the integration of unmanned aerial systems into the national airspace system.
Watch as a series of delays, poor decisions, and lack of preparation turns a four hour cross-country flight into a 30-hour survival crisis for a pilot and his family in the unforgiving Idaho backcountry.
Find out the great sights to see and things to do around the AOPA Salinas Regional Fly In.
A look at the ambitious plan to go from zero to ready to solo in one week.
Want to fly around in a Pilatus PC-12NG? AOPA and Pilatus Aircraft are working together to give you a chance to fly the aircraft of missions for which it is well suited.
A group of transportation unions say that Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS, UAV, or drones) aren't ready for commercial use because they could pose a safety threat to manned aircraft.
AOPA is calling all pilots to action to urge Congress to support the Pilot's Bill of Rights II, which includes Third Class Medical reform. The bill would allow pilots to fly noncommercially in aircraft weighing up to 6,000 pounds carrying five passengers below 14,000 feet in VFR and IFR conditions without the need for a medical certificate.
Rep. Sam Graves (R-Missouri) vows that medical certificate reform will happen in 2015.
Progress continues towards finding a practical replacement for leaded aviation gasoline.
We've heard from members: Yes there's a lot of support for medical reform, why isn't it going anywhere? In short, it is...
Are you #TeamMark or #TeamJim? Find out about the 2014 AOPA Hat in the Ring Challenge.
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.
AOPA surprises the lucking winner of the Debonair Sweepstakes in the air!
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.
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