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.
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.
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