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Group flights to head for National Parks

Article | 2015, 03 26

The combination of companionship and the expertise of a professional guide is part of the appeal of Northern Adventures' “America the Beautiful” air tours.

Zoning threatens Washington airport

Advocacy | 2015, 03 20

AOPA is working with local residents in Eatonville, Washington, to prevent changes to a development plan that would adversely affect Swanson Airport.

IFR Fix: Snowflake approaches

IFR Fix | 2015, 03 16

An aircraft is flying at 10,000 feet msl. Outside air temperature is 5 degrees Celsius. Is the aircraft higher or lower than its altimeter indicates?

Oregon aviation groups back fuel-tax increase

Advocacy | 2015, 03 10

Influential members of Oregon’s aviation community have thrown their support behind proposed tax legislation that would provide about $8.5 million in additional revenue for airports.

Mineral Canyon, Utah

Article | 2015, 03 09

The most profound reason to visit Mineral Canyon is simply to experience the natural wonder of the picturesque, river-worn canyons. The canyons are a spectacle to behold from the air.

Aviation in spotlight at Montana conference

Advocacy | 2015, 03 04

More than 500 members of the Montana aviation community turned out to “fly the Big Sky” by attending the thirty-first annual Montana Aviation Conference.

AOPA connects with members at Northwest Aviation Conference

Article | 2015, 02 23

AOPA connected with hundreds of pilots, aircraft owners, and aviation enthusiasts during the thirty-second Northwest Aviation Conference held in Puyallup, Washington, Feb. 21 and 22.

Turboprop builder Quest Aircraft sold to Japanese group

Article | 2015, 02 18

Quest Aircraft, manufacturer of the 10-seat Kodiak single-engine turboprop designed for backcountry aviation, has been acquired by Setouchi Holdings of Japan.

Montana funds airport improvements

Advocacy | 2015, 02 12

Montana awarded more than $700,000 in grants and loans to airports across the state Jan. 22, reinvesting general aviation fuel taxes into the aviation system.

Event spotlights Washington State's aviation funding gap

Advocacy | 2015, 02 12

The state of Washington will require about $12 million a year to fund improvements for its 134 public-use airports over the next 20 years.