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Safety experts focus on control

Article | Apr 23, 2014

The NTSB has organized a safety seminar May 10 to focus on aerodynamic stalls and loss of control, a leading cause of general aviation fatalities.

AOPA Foundation helps fund Pilots N Paws fly-aways

Article | Apr 23, 2014

Pilots N Paws is using a $10,000 AOPA Foundation grant to rescue more than 200 animals.

AOPA Foundation Giving Back Award - Air Care Alliance

Video | Apr 18, 2014

A profile of the Air Care Alliance, recipient of an AOPA Foundation Giving Back Award monetary grant.

Landsberg interviews AOPA's head of advocacy

Article | Apr 15, 2014

AOPA Foundation President Bruce Landsberg talks with AOPA Senior Vice President of Government Affairs and Advocacy Jim Coon on his first 100 days and the top advocacy issues confronting AOPA.

Insider's look at AOPA Legislative Affairs

Video | Apr 15, 2014

AOPA Foundation President Bruce Landsberg talks with AOPA Senior Vice President of Government Affairs and Advocacy Jim Coon on his first 100 days and the top advocacy issues confronting AOPA.

Safety Pilot: My retrospective

Pilot Magazine | Apr 04, 2014

Staying on the centerline is important for both pilots and organizations. On this seventy-fifth anniversary of AOPA’s founding, the organization’s objectives remain the same.

Controllers assisted in weather, engine-outs, more

Article | Mar 27, 2014

On March 26, 23 controllers were honored for assisting pilots in 2013 with the Air Safety Institute’s Flight Assist Commendation Awards.

AOPA Foundation grant supports Air Care Alliance

Article | Mar 21, 2014

The Air Care Alliance, which promotes public benefit flying, is putting a $10,000 AOPA Foundation Giving Back grant to good use.

AOPA offers safety seminars, more at Sun ‘n Fun

Article | Mar 20, 2014

Seminars at AOPA’s expanded Sun ‘n Fun campus feature safety topics presented by the Air Safety Institute, John and Martha King, and flight instructor and author Rod Machado.

CFIs logging on for online refresher course

Article | Feb 20, 2014

In the months since the AOPA Foundation's Air Safety Institute launched its new online flight instructor refresher course in July, flight instructors have expressed their appreciation for the eFIRC’s course quality, convenience, and compatibility.

Foundation Focus: If you believe

Pilot Magazine | Feb 12, 2014

Perhaps the most famous group of American pilots in World War I was the 94th Aero Squadron.

Hat in the Ring helps fund GA programs

Article | Jan 10, 2014

The Hat in the Ring Society helps fund programs to preserve general aviation.

Battle of the presidents

Article | Dec 10, 2013

AOPA Foundation President Bruce Landsberg has challenged AOPA President Mark Baker to a dogfight. The battle? To see who can bring in the most "Hat in the Ring Society" donors before the end of the year to support aviation safety, promote community airports, and encourage more people to fly.

CFI Success

Video | Dec 03, 2013

Successful Strategies to Land and Retain New Students (1995) - Ralph Hood offers tips to CFIs on how to give a prospective student the best experience to increase the likelihood the prospect will sign up for lessons and continue training.

Foundation Focus: What have we done for you lately?

Pilot Magazine | Dec 01, 2013

What have we done for you lately? That’s a question that every membership association and charitable foundation should be prepared to answer.

AOPA Foundation grant funds Girls Inc. aviation program

Article | Nov 26, 2013

Girls in Oak Ridge, Tenn., learn STEM via the SkyGirls aviation program that recently launched thanks to a grant from the AOPA Foundation.

Matching gift challenge supports GA safety

Article | Nov 21, 2013

The AOPA Foundation has been offered a $50,000 matching gift challenge grant, but to receive the full benefit of this challenge, the foundation needs to obtain new Hat in the Ring Society members by Dec. 31.

Support the AOPA Foundation on #GivingTuesday

Article | Nov 19, 2013

The AOPA Foundation is asking the general aviation community to support its efforts by making donations on Dec. 3 as part of the second annual #GivingTuesday campaign.

AOPA Foundation auctions aviation items

Article | Nov 14, 2013

A flight in a P-51 D Mustang, an unusual attitude course, and your airplane in the pages of AOPA Pilot magazine are among the items up for bid in the AOPA Foundation's annual online auction.

Air Safety Institute offers downloadable presentations

Article | Oct 17, 2013

The Air Safety Institute has launched a new way to bring its free safety education content to anyone interested in sharing general aviation safety information at local community events.

AOPA Foundation receives aircraft donation

Article | Oct 02, 2013

A doctor donates his Socata Trinidad TB21TC to the AOPA Foundation under the Give Wings program.