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FAA seeks candidate replacement fuels for 100LL.mp4

Interview with AOPA VP of Regulatory Affairs Rob Hackman on the progress towards finding a replacement for 100LL.

 
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AOPA's Jim Coon explains Third Class Medical Reform Strategy

13:01 min

AOPA Sr VP Government Affairs chronicles Medical Reform setbacks and a new path forward.

Third Class Medical Update from AirVenture

0:45 min

Earlier this week, Sens. Joe Manchin (D-WV) and John Boozman (R-AR) filed an amendment that would add third class medical reform language to the highway bill now being debated in the Senate.

FAA administrator appears at Oshkosh

2:05 min

Regarding third class medical reform, Huerta said the FAA is working "continuously and diligently" on improvements--but he cautioned the audience that "the pilot perspective is not the only perspective" on this issue.

Bendix King KI 300

0:32 min

Bendix King announced a new electronic replacement for mechanical attitude indicators.

Aspen AOA Receives FAA Certification

0:55 min

Aspen receives certification for it's integrated Angle of Attack indicator sooner than expected.

Sen. Jim Inhofe - AirVenture 2015 AOPA Live interview

9:12 min

Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Oklahoma) on third class medical reform and the Pilot's Bill of Rights 2.

FAA Fires Donald Trump

0:24 min

The FAA is removing some Trump named navigation points from the departure procedures for Palm Beach International Airport.

'Pilot Getaways' Editor in Chief John Kounis dies

1:23 min

John Kounis was a pilot, NASA engineer, world traveler, and an irrepressibly positive force in aviation who co-founded Pilot Getaways magazine with his brother, George, and turned it into an authoritative source for pilots in search of adventure. Kounis, 51, died suddenly on July 13, near his home in Glendale, California, about two weeks after returning from a Cessna 185 ferry flight to Malaysia.

AOPA: Make ADS-B traffic available to all

2:17 min

AOPA renews call for the FAA to not withhold traffic data from aircraft not yet equipped with ADS-B out.

AOPA Live This Week - July 2, 2015

13:34 min

A preview of Airventure 2015. Flying with the most patriotic performer on the airshow circuit, Julie Clark. Cub Scouts get a first taste of aviation at AOPA.

Progress soon on Third Class Medical reform?

4:12 min

Find out what's taking so darned long to get any progress on Third Class Medical reform,and how the measure could start moving forward soon.

Sheldon, Iowa Airport damaged in windstorm

0:15 min

Straight line winds damaged the airport, and it was all caught on security video.

Garmin Flight Stream

2:44 min

Garmin has a new device to help keep your legacy GPS navigation equipment up with the times.

Flying the ICON A5

4:01 min

After years of buzz, AOPA Pilot Editor at Large Dave Hirschman got to fly the ICON A5. Does it live up to the hype? Watch to find out...

Formation flight through a hangar

0:32 min

Red Bull is calling it the world's first formation flight through a hangar.

AOPA Live This Week - June 25, 2015

16:11 min

We fly the ICON A5 light sport amphib. We could see progress on Third Class Medical soon, and find out why the progress has been so slow. A cat goes for an accidental airplane ride.

Private ATC proposed

4:08 min

Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) unveils his proposal to create a not-for-profit, federally chartered corporation to operate and modernize ATC; AOPA weighs in.

2015 AOPA Homecoming Fly In

3:04 min

AOPA welcomed thousands of pilots to headquarters in Frederick, MD.

That's All... Brother - CAF restoring C-47 that led D-Day

3:36 min

The airplane that led D-Day has been found, and thanks to the generosity of the world, is going to be restored.

FAA launches Fly Safe, pushes for AOA's

1:26 min

The FAA wants you to equip with an angle of attack indicator in effort to reduce loss of control accidents.

Think Global Flight Launches

0:54 min

Captain Judy Rice and team launch on a round the world flight to raise awareness of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathmatics (STEM) education.

That's All Brother - CAF Restoring C-47 that led D-Day

8:01 min

Paul Harrop talks with Adam Smith of the Commemorative Air Force about restoring the C-47 that led the D-Day invasion, That's All... Brother.

Water ditching caught on tape

2:15 min

Two airplanes collide in Italy, one pilot is able to ditch into the water in front of a crowded beach. Its all caught on tape. We digest the lessons to be learned from this viral video.

Those crazy drones

1:55 min

They're everywhere! (including where they are not supposed to be)

Huerta talks about plans to change ATC

0:57 min

Find out what the FAA's top boss says about the future of ATC.

Remembering Sonex Aircraft's Jeremy Monnett and Mike Clark

0:51 min

The sport aviation community lost two beloved members this week. We remember Sonex CEO Jeremy Monnett and Mechanic Mike Clark.

Endeavor Awards honor public benefit flying

1:12 min

Its a party under the Space Shuttle, all for a good cause. Plus actor Greg Kinnear talks about wanting to become a pilot.

First look at the Falcon 5X

0:53 min

Dassault rolls out the Falcon 5X, in style.

AOPA Live This Week - May 28, 2015

14:55 min

Fly with the Breitling Jet Team. Learn upset recovery in an Extra 300. See a perfectly executed emergency landing from the pilot of a TBM Avenger.

Rep. Todd Rokita interview

10:41 min

Rep. Todd Rokita (R-Indiana) talks about the progress of Third Class Medical reform in Congress, how AOPA members can help get rid of the medical requirement, and the integration of unmanned aerial systems into the national airspace system.

Rebuilding P-51's in Sainas, CA

2:52 min

Check out Cal Pacific where they rebuild P-51 Mustang fighters.

Changes to DUAT providers

1:53 min

Big changes to the FAA's DUAT contracts.

Arsenal of Democracy Flyover

2:39 min

A look at the Arsenal of Democracy Flyover to mark 70 years since VE Day.

Cessna making AvGas powered 182's again

0:30 min

AvGas powered Cessna 182 airplanes are back on the market.

FAA Drone Announcement

3:11 min

The FAA announced three new focus areas for drone usage at the AUVSI convention in Atlanta.

Oklahoma passes law to keep wind turbines away from airports.mp4

0:25 min

Oklahoma Senate Bill 808 was signed into law. Find out what it means for airports in the Sooner State.

MT reversable prop for Husky

0:54 min

An old dog learns a new trick. Put that Aviat Husky in reverse!

One Week Ready to Solo

3:10 min

A look at the ambitious plan to go from zero to ready to solo in one week.

Alan Klapmeier - ONE Aviation

10:31 min

Kestrel Aviation and Eclipse Aerospace merge to form ONE Aviation. Cirrus co-founder, Kestrel founder, and now ONE Aviation CEO Alan Klapmeier explains the benefits to the new company.

HondaJet Provisional Type Certificate

0:23 min

Honda Aircraft says the FAA has granted a provisional type certificate to the HondaJet.

AOPA presents Hartranft Award to Rep. Shuster

0:27 min

AOPA President Mark Baker presented the Joseph B. “Doc” Hartranft Jr. Award to Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.).

Former NTSB Member Supports Third Class Medical Reform

1:47 min

John Goglia former member of the NTSB supports Third Class Medical Reform.

FreeFlight launches Affordable ADS-B Out Solution

1:14 min

FreeFlight Systems will offer Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Out equipment priced below $2,000 for light general aviation aircraft.

Veterans Airlift Command celebrates 10,000th passenger

3:06 min

When America's wounded warriors need transportation, business aircraft operators rise to the occasion through the Veteran's Airlift Command. The VAC is celebrating their 10,000th passenger, SGT Jesse Murphree, USA.

Harrison Ford's forced landing

4:11 min

We take a look at the thespian aviator's skillful emergency landing, and also talk about the Ryan PT-22 Recruit he was in, with the pilot who checked him out in it.

Pilots Bill of Rights 2 - Call to action a success

1:41 min

We asked, you listened. Now Members of Congress are up to their ailerons in letters that support third class medical reform legislation.

Flying the Embraer Legacy 500

3:56 min

The new Brazilian mid sized jet has the features of a large jet, and the handling of a small one. With fly-by-wire control, this turbine Goldilocks is just right.

Bizav & You

0:45 min

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.

TRACON Controller honored for save

3:46 min

Hugh McFarland used his skills as an instrument pilot to talk a VFR pilot down through nearly 9000' of IMC. Now the Houston TRACON controller is one of several honored with the Archie Award.

Helicopter sales prediction

0:21 min

Honeywell queries flight departments to figure out how many helicopters will be sold in the next five years.

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