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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.

Foundation Focus: Donating your aircraft

Pilot Magazine | Aug 01, 2013

There may come a day when your trusty airplane, the one that took you on so many memory-making journeys, just isn’t such a big part of your life anymore. Once upon a time, you both spent hours together—visiting new places, making new friends, visiting old ones, and seeing the world from new heights. But now, for one reason or another, you simply aren’t putting her to good use, and so there she sits gathering dust in the hangar. Not only is this a nonproductive asset, it’s deteriorating! Aircraft, like people, like to be engaged. So, what to do?

Fly Well: Playing the numbers

Pilot Magazine | Aug 01, 2013

Eight: Hours, bottle to throttle. Eighteen: Army recruitment age; constitutional amendment initiating prohibition. Twenty-one: Legal drinking age; constitutional amendment overturning prohibition. Summer is here, and barbecues and beer beckon, so let’s consider a substance capable of causing headaches—alcohol.

News and Notes: All in one place

Pilot Magazine | Aug 01, 2013

The countdown is on: less than three months until AOPA Aviation Summit 2013, October 10 through 12 in Fort Worth, Texas. “The exhibit hall is filling up fast and we are adding new exhibitors daily,” says Liz Tarver, AOPA exhibit sales manager.