Augusta Westland AW 609 tilt-rotor prototype flies into HAI Heli-Expo 2015. Test pilot says fly-by-wire design makes this helicopter-airplane hybrid easy to fly.
New Frasca helicopter simulator faithfully replicates the Robinson R-44 with accurate control loading and stunning visuals.
New light single engine helicopters suited to flight training from Enstrom, Giumbal, and Bell.
FAA proposes rules to regulate commercial use of small Unmanned Aerial Systems (drones) weighing less than 55 pounds.
A look inside NASA's giant icing wind tunnel.
Progress continues towards finding a practical replacement for leaded aviation gasoline.
Canadian Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association President Psutka talks about drones, Nav Canada, and his impending retirement.
For venturing out where 100LL is hard to find, Glasair now has the option of a Diesel engine in the Sportsman. Tom Haines files this pilot report.
Go inside the North Caroline facility where Honda Aero is making engines.
Rolls-Royce Allison Heritage Trust Museum in Indianapolis honors a premier name in aircraft propulsion.
Get behind the controls of an Eclipse 550 with AOPA Editor in Chief Tom Haines. The 550 has evolved into the aircraft it was always intended to be.
First flight of the EPS Graflight V8 diesel engine for general aviation.
Federal officials search for operator of drone that crashed into St. Louis skyscraper. AOPA renews call for timely regulations on small unmanned aerial systems.
Super situational awareness with a helmet mounted display that lets the pilot "see" through the aircraft in all directions.
The FAA announces completion of the ADS-B ground radio network, but AOPA says there's a lot more to do before there are significant benefits for general aviation pilots.
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