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Why a Pre Purchase Inspection is Crucial

Article | Mar 25, 2015

Avoiding a pre-purchase inspection could be one of the worst – and most costly – decisions you’ll ever make.

AOPA Finance Made It Easy for Me

Article | Mar 20, 2015

AOPA member says he would recommend AOPA Aviation Finance to anyone considering an airplane purchase.

AOPA Member Says, "Thanks AOPA!"

Article | Mar 19, 2015

Despite a challending credit history, AOPA member, Jorge Gonzalez was able to obtain aircraft financing for his Experimental LSA with the help of AOPA Finance Company.

Try to comply

Pilot Magazine | Mar 09, 2015

FAR 91.213 is a rule that has troubled general aviation pilots and owners for years.

AOPA offers flight training financing

Article | Mar 03, 2015

Through an innovative new program developed by the AOPA Aviation Finance Co., AOPA is offering flight training financing.

New medical insurance policy targets career risk for pilots

Article | Feb 26, 2015

AOPA has crafted a new insurance policy that takes the risk of losing your medical certificate out of a flying career.

What airplane is right for you?

Article | Feb 16, 2015

Separating needs from wants is an integral part of deciding what aircraft to buy.

The big decision: Buy new or used?

Article | Feb 13, 2015

Is it better to buy new or used aircraft? It depends on the needs and budget of each individual pilot.

Canada seeks eAPIS-style border-crossing requirement

Advocacy | Feb 05, 2015

The Canadian Owners and Pilots Association and AOPA are working together to try to make any new Canadian requirements similar to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Electronic Advance Passenger Information Service as seamless as possible.

Prostate cancer

Pilot Magazine | Feb 03, 2015

Prostate cancer afflicts 220,000 men each year, killing 27,000.

AOPA offers flying club aircraft financing

Article | Jan 28, 2015

AOPA is offering special aircraft financing for flying clubs as a way to help new flying clubs acquire quality aircraft while aiding existing clubs that want to expand their fleets.

AOPA Insurance announces new hangar insurance program

Article | Jan 12, 2015

AOPA Insurance Services has created an exclusive hangar insurance program for general aviation pilots, the company announced.

Unmanned aircraft systems

Pilot Magazine | Jan 08, 2015

The legal status of unmanned aircraft systems (also called UAVs—unmanned aerial vehicles—and more colloquially, “drones”) has now been confirmed to technically be “aircraft” subject to relevant FAR Part 91 general operating and flight rules.

Renter's insurance: Do I need it?

Article | Dec 23, 2014

In addition to offering liability protection, renter’s insurance policies also provide optional coverage for physical damage to an aircraft that you are operating.

Five reasons to get pre-approved for an aircraft loan

Article | Dec 22, 2014

When you are pre-approved for an aircraft loan, the lender will provide a specific dollar limit they are willing to lend you based on your unique financial situation. Here are some factors to consider when determining whether a pre-approval makes sense for you.

AOPA Internet Flight Planner 2.0 now in beta

Article | Dec 19, 2014

The AOPA Internet Flight Planner (AIFP) 2.0, powered by Jeppesen, is now available in beta for all AOPA members to test. The beta period is open through early 2015.

AOPA APPLAUDS APPOINTMENT OF PILOTS TO HOUSE TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

News release | Dec 11, 2014

AOPA APPLAUDS APPOINTMENT OF PILOTS TO HOUSE TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

FlyQ family upgrades available

Article | Dec 01, 2014

Seattle Avionics, the designer and developer of FlyQ flight planning products, has announced updates including new versions of FlyQ Pocket and FlyQ EFB, and a new Web-based system called ATLAS.

Pilot Counsel: Defining airworthiness

Pilot Magazine | Dec 01, 2014

A recent opinion of the NTSB in an FAA enforcement case illustrates the sometimes convoluted concept of aircraft “airworthiness.”