Latest news on FAA air traffic controller furloughs and ATC system delays.
European aviation authority says it went to far in regulating general aviation.
Testing begins in North Dakota to gather data on how to integrate small unmanned aerial systems (drones) into the national airspace system.
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.
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.
Google buys Titan Aerospace, builder of high altitude solar-powered unmanned aerial systems.
AOPA and others urge FAA to quickly adopt regulations governing unmanned aerial systems (drones) to protect all airspace users.
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.
Heads of the aviation associations with ideas on how to grow the pilot population.
How precisely can you fly? Redbird launches a challenge that you can complete at many flight schools.
Santa Monica citizens launch ballot initiative to let the voters, instead of the city council, determine the future of SMO.
FAA announces rule making to let private pilots fly some aircraft with a driver's license in place of a third class medical certificate.
Redbird unveils a new helicopter trainer with motion.
Textron Aviation says its Cessna and Beechcraft piston products are going to be produced for the long term.
Learn about the new AOPA Rusty Pilots Initiative. We want to help you get back in the air!
Pilot and photographer Arnie Izkowitz has created a revolution in gyro-stabilized aerial video with his inventions. The results are simply stunning.
Cessna's parent company completes the purchase of Beechcraft and Hawker. Find out what it means to you.
The SAI 340 Quattro from Sandia Aerospace is impressive, and so is the price point.
Still have questions about the 2020 ADS-B mandate? Don't worry, so do avionics professionals. AOPA Pilot Technical Editor Mike Collins explains from the AEA conference.
This new $1600 device from Bendix King is designed to save your life. Its a lift reserve indicator / AOA.
A wrap up of news from AEA in Nashville. Hot new avionics including the Sandia SAI 340 Quattro, the Aspen Evolution VFR PFD and the Bendix King KLR-10. Plus we take a look at ADS-B questions. A world record 81 inverted flat spins.
AOPA hopes to help more flying clubs get started.
The FAA is appealing a controversial decision.
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