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12 hours, two tickets

Article | Feb 01, 2016

Here’s a fun way to spend your next birthday: Get up early, drive three hours, and spend the rest of the day taking tests.

2015 a record-breaker for Hat in the Ring Society

Article | Jan 12, 2016

The “amazing generosity” of new and renewing members of the AOPA Foundation’s Hat in the Ring Society powered it to a record-breaking 2015.

How to Launch Aviation Education into your Curriculum

Video | Jan 08, 2016

Presentation from the AOPA High School Aviation Symposium

Interactive Discussion

Video | Jan 07, 2016

Presentation from the AOPA High School Aviation Symposium

Launching an Aviation Education Program

Video | Jan 07, 2016

Presentation from the AOPA High School Aviation Symposium

Goal in sight for Hat in the Ring Society's $200,000 match

Article | Dec 21, 2015

The AOPA Foundation's Hat in the Ring Society is in the home stretch of the $200,000 match challenge.

$200k Hat in the Ring Challenge Grant- Update

Video | Dec 21, 2015

The end of the year is approaching! Help the AOPA Foundation meet the matching challenge grants for the Hat in the Ring Society.

Barrington Irving

Video | Dec 16, 2015

Barrington Irving explains his Flying Classroom and how it's being used in schools across the nation. Presentation from the AOPA High School Aviation Symposium

Aviation Education & Career Readiness

Video | Dec 14, 2015

Panel discussion, Colleen Conklin, Director, Gaetz Aerospace Institute, ERAU; terry Aunchman, Cirector of Career and Technical Education, Pasco County, FL; Dr. Ken Burns, Chairman, Flight Department, ERAU; Josh Olds, Director, Flight Operations, Waypoint Global Strategies UAS Program

Patrick Cwayna, CEO, WMAA

Video | Dec 13, 2015

Presentation from the AOPA High School Aviation Symposium

Aviation STEM - An Overview of the Issue

Video | Dec 11, 2015

Presentation from the AOPA High School Aviation Symposium

Opening Remarks - Stephanie Kenyon.mp4

Video | Dec 11, 2015

Presentation from the AOPA High School Aviation Symposium

Opening Remarks - Mark Baker, Katie Prybil

Video | Dec 11, 2015

Presentation from the AOPA High School Aviation Symposium

Air racing excitement added to AOPA Foundation auction

Article | Dec 09, 2015

Imagine witnessing the incomparable thrill of air racing as a VIP spectator after flying a Breitling Extra 300 race plane with its celebrity pilot.

AOPA Foundation Year-End Message 2015

Video | Dec 03, 2015

AOPA President Mark Baker and Interim Executive Director of the AOPA Foundation George Perry reflect on 2015.

Celebrate #GivingTuesday with AOPA Foundation

Article | Nov 30, 2015

AOPA members can support the AOPA Foundation during #GivingTuesday, a movement that celebrates and encourages charitable activities supporting nonprofit organizations during the holiday season.

'Get your bid on'

Article | Nov 23, 2015

Watches for every kind of aviator and two pieces of unique aviation jewelry are available to the highest bidder in the AOPA Foundation’s online auction.

Safety

Article | Nov 22, 2015

Pilots practice stalls as part of their flight training and flight reviews all the time, yet unintended stalls – including power-on stalls – are among the leading causes of fatal aviation accidents. Margins of Safety: Avoiding Power-On Stalls is the Air Safety Institute’s latest safety video and is intended to help you recognize how vastly different training and real-world scenarios can be.

Find your tropical getaway in the AOPA Foundation online auction

Article | Nov 19, 2015

Three tropical getaways are among the thrilling packages on offer in this year’s AOPA Foundation online auction.

Donation funds flight scholarships

Article | Nov 18, 2015

A legacy of aviation excellence fostered by the husband and wife team of Frederick and Diane Fitts will continue through a new scholarship program funded by a memorial gift to the AOPA Foundation.

Popular AOPA Foundation online auction opens

Article | Nov 11, 2015

Let the bidding begin: The AOPA Foundation’s annual online general aviation auction is open until Dec. 20 and boasts 21 once-in-a-lifetime experience packages, nine flight experiences, seven packages for pilots who enjoy sports, 12 getaway packages, and more.

Hat in the Ring Society membership has its benefits

Article | Nov 04, 2015

When pilots join the Hat in the Ring Society they do so to help the future of general aviation, but they also enjoy the privilege of membership and the opportunity to share in great aviation events and meet new people.

Safety

Article | Oct 18, 2015

Whether your flying club members are instrument rated or aspire to be, the AOPA Air Safety Institute’s newest online course – IFR Insights: A Practical Approach will expand your flying skills. Flying IFR requires handling an airplane within very precise parameters, but ASI’s course also provides practical tips that help to reduce pilot workload.