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AOPA Live This Week - April 21, 2016

25:09 min

The latest from Aero Friedrichshafen in Germany. Flying a Float Beaver and other seaplanes. Win a ride in a P-51 Mustang.

Suderman sets inverted flat spin record... again.

0:21 min

Spencer Suderman sure likes spinning 'round, upside down. The pilot beat his previous record of 81 by doing 98 inverted flat spins.

Ike's Air Force One returns to the air

0:24 min

Super Constellation "Columbine II" flew President Eisenhower as the first Air Force One. Now a team is restoring it. Bruce Haffner shows us the Connie from the ChopperGuy.com NewsCopter.

GA Helps with flooding in LA and TX

0:15 min

General Aviation Serves America, this week during flooding along the Louisiana and Texas state line.

Senate Commerce Committee Proposes FAA Reauth Bill

1:26 min

A small step for legislation, a step forward for medical certificate reform.

AOPA Live This Week - March 3, 2016

16:14 min

AOPA fights for WASP's to be allowed once again to be interred at Arlington National Cemetery. We talk with Florence Shutsy Reynolds about the battle. Coverage from Heli Expo. Flying with a cold? Its a no-go.

FAA funding hearing

3:03 min

Members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee heard widely differing perspectives on proposed FAA reauthorization legislation.

Aircraft market takes hits

0:47 min

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association logged a down year for many aircraft makers, though U.S. manufacturers fared better than the rest.

Eagles Catch Rogue Drones

0:23 min

A Dutch company is working with police using birds of prey to attack errant drones.

Shuster AIRR Act press conference

25:59 min

Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Penn.) explains the FAA reauthorization bill (Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization Act) during a February 4, 2016 press conference at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.

Details of long-awaited FAA reauthorization bill revealed

4:10 min

Medical certificate reform, user fees for some, and a privatized air traffic control system, all in the just introduced Aviation Innovation, Reform and Reauthorization Act.

NTSB Top Ten List 2016

2:47 min

The annual NTSB list of most wanted safety improvements again includes general aviation this year, and again focuses on loss of control. Much progress has been made improving safety and reducing accidents in recent years.

Flying Again: Movie follows Rusty Pilots through learning to fly again

11:31 min

Paul Harrop talks with MzeroA's Jason Schappert about his new film Flying Again.

Pilot's Bill of Rights 2 Advances

2:22 min

A Senate committee has approved the Pilot's Bill of Rights 2, putting third class medical reform over a major hurdle.

Hondajet Certification

1:57 min

Decades in the making and conceived on a clean sheet with revolutionary ideas, the HondaJet received FAA type certification Dec. 9.

Kidney Stones no longer require Special Issuance

1:12 min

Kidney Stones have been added to the list of conditions an AME can issue... in the office.

User fees on front of mind at NBAA 2015

2:10 min

Talk was centered on the threat of user fees at the 2015 National Business Aviation Association convention in Las Vegas.

New and upcoming business jets at NBAA 2015

6:24 min

AOPA Pilot Editor-at-Large Tom Horne looks at the airplanes on display at NBAA 2015

Third Class Medical reform advancing in Senate

1:31 min

We are seeing movement on Third Class Medical Reform.

AOPA Live This Week - November 19, 2015

35:05 min

AOPA Live from NBAA in Las Vegas. Flying the Griffon Lionheart - a composite, staggerwing biplane from the 1990's. Third Class Medical reform advances in Congress.

AOPA Live This Week - November 5, 2015

31:54 min

User fees can destroy a GA culture. We travel to Australia to see the impact pilots there have suffered. Highlighting the best ideas in flight training at Redbird Migration. Leaf peeping with a drone that costs more than a used 172.

Ken Mead - New FAA Compliance Philosophy

6:54 min

FAA announces a new compliance philosophy, where it will seek to educate and retrain pilots first, rather than start an enforcement action.

Medical Reform Update from Colorado Springs

2:15 min

AOPA President Mark Baker provides an update on third class medical reform at the Colorado Springs Regional Fly-In.

AOPA Flight Training Scholarship Winners

1:15 min

Twenty-four individuals have been selected as winners of the 2015 AOPA Flight Training Scholarships, a program designed to help aviation trainees of all ages earn a pilot certificate.

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