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.
We could be one step closer to losing the third class medical requirement.
This new powerplant is more powerful and efficient.
We are getting a look at routes flown by airplanes stopped by CBP.
President Obama proposes a $100 per flight "surcharge" for air traffic control.
Cessna twins not certificated for flight into known ice.
Progress towards being able to fly some aircraft without a 3rd class medical certificate.
Can't fly them for hire. FAA controls all airspace, even below 400 feet agl.
April 6 last day for public visits to Fantasy of Flight in central Florida.
New policy makes it easier and cheaper to retrofit angle of attack indicators on certificated aircraft.
Kansas Senator Pat Roberts is not happy with the answers he's getting from Customs and Border Protection about unwarranted stops and searches of GA pilots by CBP agents. Tom Haines interviews.
Beechcraft sells 11 T6-C turboprop trainers to Royal New Zealand Air Force.
General Aviation Joint Steering Committee meets with FAA Administrator and advocates for more flexibility to install new technology on old airplanes.
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