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Flying the Weather: Airframe Icing

Video | Oct 29, 2013

AOPA Pilot editor Tom Horne talks about the effects ice has on an airplane's handling and performance.

Safety Pilot: Weather flying (again)

Pilot Magazine | Oct 01, 2013

ne of the best books ever written for pilots is entering its fifth edition, which for an aviation text is nearly unheard of.

Takeoffs and Landings: Determining an Abort Point

Video | Sep 19, 2013

Learn how to choose an abort point if your takeoff roll isn't going as planned.

News and notes: Summit 2013

Pilot Magazine | Sep 01, 2013

Multiengine instrument-rated pilot, certified aircraft mechanic, and helicopter pilot Aaron Tippin will kick off AOPA Aviation Summit 2013 with a free concert for attendees.

Advancing a cause

Pilot Magazine | Sep 01, 2013

The economic turmoil that started half a decade ago has not been kind to general aviation.

AOPA Air Safety Institute Mobile Flight Risk Evaluator app

Video | Aug 28, 2013

App for iPhone, iPad or Android device helps you come up with a go/no go decision for your next flight.

Take the Weather Challenge

Article | Aug 14, 2013

Do your eyes glaze over when you hear about Skew-T diagrams? Yawn at hearing about moist adiabatic lapse rates? Then gather your flying clubs members and soak up some practical weather knowledge with the Air Safety Institute’s “Weather Challenge” fall seminar, brought to you by AOPA Insurance Services.

Vacation

Video | Aug 13, 2013

Fly safely to your next vacation destination by avoiding common pitfalls and mistakes.

Runway Safety: Allentown, Pa

Video | Aug 05, 2013

This Air Safety Institute video animation of a near collision on the runway between a Canadair regional jet and a Cessna 172 at Allentown, Pennsylvania, shows it only takes seconds for things to go wrong.