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Huerta-Baker interview

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.

 
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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.

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