New homebuilt from Brazil.
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.
Government Accountability Office says FAA needs to improve its medical certification systems.
AOPA and others urge FAA to quickly adopt regulations governing unmanned aerial systems (drones) to protect all airspace users.
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.
Textron Aviation says its Cessna and Beechcraft piston products are going to be produced for the long term.
Redbird unveils a new helicopter trainer with motion.
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.
April 6 last day for public visits to Fantasy of Flight in central Florida.
Cessna twins not certificated for flight into known ice.
Can't fly them for hire. FAA controls all airspace, even below 400 feet agl.
Progress towards being able to fly some aircraft without a 3rd class medical certificate.
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.
General Aviation Joint Steering Committee meets with FAA Administrator and advocates for more flexibility to install new technology on old airplanes.
Beechcraft sells 11 T6-C turboprop trainers to Royal New Zealand Air Force.
Judge orders mediation on city of Santa Monica suit against the FAA.
FAA asks judge to dismiss lawsuit by city of Santa Monica
National Transportation Safety Board wants better weather information in the cockpit, better forecasting, and better pilot weather education to reduce general aviation accidents.
FAA apologizes for delay on answering petition for a driver's license medical.
AOPA responds to FAA simulator policy
Congress gives FAA a slight increase for 2014. Funding for contract control towers and aviation fuel research. No user fees.
AOPA announces six regional AOPA Fly-Ins for 2014, and the AOPA Homecoming Fly-In at the association's Frederick, MD (FDK) headquaters to mark AOPA's 75th anniversary.
Tom Haines interviews Rep. Todd Rokita of Indiana on a bill that would direct the FAA to allow many pilots to fly using a driver's license for a medical certificate.
Shell Aviation announces an unleaded avgas that could replace 100LL.
One expert says the FAA is wrong on how it wants to determine who might be at risk for obstructive sleep apnea.
China turns control of some airspace over to civilian authority from the military, making it easier for general aviation flights. "China Airborne" author James Fallows explains what it means in this exclusive AOPA Live interview.
AOPA insists FAA withdraw the new sleep apnea policy. The intrusive policy doesn’t improve safety and actually raises costs.
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