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Weather Wise: VFR Flight Planning

9:43 min

One of the major challenges of flying is weather assessment. In this video we cover the major weather issues facing VFR pilots, with an emphasis on how to get a "big picture" understanding of the situation before leaving the ground.

Remote Air Traffic Control

3:14 min

Air traffic control may become a telecommuting task in the not-too-distant future; remote towers equipped with cameras and communication gear are already online in some parts of the world. Watch a demonstration of how this might work at your local airport.

Virgin Galactic

2:16 min

AOPA Senior Features Editor Julie Summers Walker reveals the latest developments from Virgin Galactic’s Mojave Desert outpost where composite space ships are readied for launch.

Weather Wise: Gathering Information

8:22 min

Preflight weather planning is one of the most important jobs we do as pilots. It’s the foundation for some of our most critical decisions. But with the sheer amount of weather information available these days, how can we be sure we’re getting what we need? In this short video—the first in a series focused on practical weather flying for pilots—we look at strategies for sorting through the chaff and pinpointing the information that really matters for your upcoming flight. 

First Person Video Drone Races

3:34 min

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

Margins of Safety: Angle of Attack Indicators

5:38 min

This brief video provides a review of angle of attack (AOA), an introduction to the main types of AOA indicators available for GA pilots, and an overview of how they can be beneficial in stall awareness and prevention. Learn how an AOA indicator can help you avoid exceeding the critical angle of attack. Technical assistance and sponsorship of this video brought to you by Aspen Avionics. More information about stall awareness and prevention can be found at the Aerodynamics Safety Spotlight:

Garmin Flight Stream

2:44 min

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

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.

MT reversable prop for Husky

0:54 min

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

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.

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