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EASA concedes over-regulating GA

European aviation authority says it went to far in regulating general aviation.

 
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Dr Richard Sloan FPA

6:26 min

The president of the Flying Physicians Association, Dr. Richard Sloan, says 80% of FPA members support medical certificate reform and see little value to the current Third Class Medical Certificate.

Rep. Rokita on medical certificate reform

12:12 min

The co-author of the General Aviation Pilot Protection Act, Rep. Todd Rokita (R-Indiana) provides an update on medical certificate reform. Rokita says reform will happen, one way or the other.

Fight for Santa Monica looks promising

5:09 min

The battle has been ongoing for more than five decades, but things are looking up in our fight to keep Santa Monica Airport. Find out what you can do to help.

Spokane Turbine Center teaches missionary pilots to fly.

5:10 min

They're on a mission, and Spokane Turbine Center helps them get there. Find out how missionaries are using Quest Kodiaks to get in and out of some of the most remote places on Earth.

Congress sends letter to DOT about medical certificate reform

0:52 min

Congress is working to speed up the rule making process for third class medical reform. Members of the GA Caucus sent a letter to DOT telling them to hurry it up.

AOPA Foundation President Bruce Landsberg announces retirement

0:38 min

After 22 years with the AOPA Foundation, Bruce Landsberg says he will retire from the office of President.

Industry View: AvGas Future

1:49 min

We check with industry leaders to see what they think the future of AvGas looks like, in the middle of research to replace 100LL

Industry View: AvGas Future

1:49 min

We check with industry leaders to see what they think the future of AvGas looks like, in the middle of research to replace 100LL

The EAA One Week Wonder

1:57 min

EAA and Zenith Aircraft team up to empower volunteers to build a CH-750 Cruzer in one week.

The EAA One Week Wonder

1:57 min

EAA and Zenith Aircraft team up to empower volunteers to build a CH-750 Cruzer in one week.

We check out the Boeing 40

3:30 min

If it weren't for this Boeing, none would be going. The Boeing Model 40 bridged the gap between the barnstorming/airmail era and modern air travel.

We check out the Boeing 40

3:30 min

If it weren't for this Boeing, none would be going. The Boeing Model 40 bridged the gap between the barnstorming/airmail era and modern air travel.

Remembering Robin Williams' AOPA moment

2:05 min

The world lost a quicksilver mind with the passing of Robin Williams. After his death, we remember some fun he had with the AOPA wings. Video courtesy James Lipton with Inside the Actors Studio.

Remembering Robin Williams' AOPA moment

2:05 min

The world lost a quicksilver mind with the passing of Robin Williams. After his death, we remember some fun he had with the AOPA wings. Video courtesy James Lipton with Inside the Actors Studio.

Sen. Inhofe interview

11:12 min

AOPA President Mark Baker talks with Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) about his Pilots Bill of Rights II, and medical certificate reform, at EAA's AirVenture 2014 in Oshkosh.

Sen. Inhofe interview

11:12 min

AOPA President Mark Baker talks with Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) about his Pilots Bill of Rights II, and medical certificate reform, at EAA's AirVenture 2014 in Oshkosh.

AOPA Live This Week - August 1, 2014 - AirVenture Friday

15:03 min

The FAA reports on medical certificate reform. A seaplane adventure in Lake Winnebago. Helping women soar, and an inspiring flight. AOPA Live This Week from AirVenture 2014 in Oshkosh.

AOPA Live This Week - August 1, 2014 - AirVenture Friday

15:03 min

The FAA reports on medical certificate reform. A seaplane adventure in Lake Winnebago. Helping women soar, and an inspiring flight. AOPA Live This Week from AirVenture 2014 in Oshkosh.

C152 Reimagined

3:00 min

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.

C152 Reimagined

3:00 min

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.

Red Bull Aces

1:15 min

Check out the Red Bull Aces wing suit team.

Under Fire - Flying in Kenya to protect animals from poachers

6:57 min

A small corps of pilots in Kenya put their lives on the line to protect wildlife, and their nation’s future. American pilots have once again stepped up to help, making another journey to this equatorial nation to help Kenya Wildlife Service pilots hone flying skills that are often the difference between life and death.

Huerta-Baker interview

7:26 min

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.

CBP backs down

3:18 min

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.

Doolittle Raiders medal

0:30 min

Long overdue, Congress approves honors for the Doolittle Raiders.

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