CBP has no apparent authority to stop pilots

CBP can't cite any specific authority to stop pilots. AOPA says federal agents must have real probable cause to search aircraft.

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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.

AOPA Live This Week - September 24, 2015

14:54 min

The Pope is in the United States. We take a network TV news crew flying to explain TFR's. A B-29 Superfortress named Doc has all four engines running. A look at the National WWII Aviation Museum in Colorado Springs. Putting VG's to the test, head to head.

East Coast Military NOTAM

1:55 min

A notam issued Sept. 1 announced that, beginning Sept. 2, both ADS-B surveillance and TCAS may be unreliable along portions of the east coast.

ASI Safety Alert

1:41 min

While midair collisions remain rare, recent incidents including the fatal crash involving a Cessna 172 and a Sabreliner over Southern California prompted a fresh call for vigilance from the Air Safety Institute.

First Person Video Drone Races

3:34 min

AOPA Online Editor Jim Moore takes us off to the drone races.

AOPA Live This Week - August 13, 2015

17:06 min

A tour of the Golden Wings Flying Museum in Anoka County, MN. Flying the Tecnam P2010. Learning to fly warbirds. Flying in FiFi, the only currently-flying B-29 Superfortress.

AOPA Live This Week - August 6, 2015

16:17 min

We check out the Ghost Drone. An Interview with teen superstar Ross Lynch of the band R5, he's a student pilot. We also preview the AOPA Minneapolis Regional Fly In. The Bugatti 100p is set to fly for the first time.

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.

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