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AOPA connects with members at Northwest Aviation Conference

Article | Feb 23, 2015

AOPA connected with hundreds of pilots, aircraft owners, and aviation enthusiasts during the thirty-second Northwest Aviation Conference held in Puyallup, Washington, Feb. 21 and 22.

AOPA AIR SAFETY INSTITUTE RELEASES NEW COURSE TO HELP PILOTS AVOID RUNWAY INCURSIONS

News release | Feb 20, 2015

AOPA AIR SAFETY INSTITUTE RELEASES NEW COURSE TO HELP PILOTS AVOID RUNWAY INCURSIONS

AOPA PARTNERS WITH SHARE AVIATION TO CONNECT AVIATORS WORLDWIDE

News release | Feb 19, 2015

AOPA PARTNERS WITH SHARE AVIATION TO CONNECT AVIATORS WORLDWIDE

Topics AOPA

Share Aviation, AOPA partner to connect aviators worldwide

Article | Feb 19, 2015

When we’re up in the sky or spending time at our favorite airports, our cameras are never too far away so that we can safely grab that perfect shot and share the moment with others. Now it’s even easier to share those photos and videos with the pilot community. AOPA has partnered with Share Aviation, a social network by pilots, for pilots.

Topics AOPA, Pilots

Safety

Article | Feb 15, 2015

You and your fellow flying club members are trained to handle in-flight emergencies, but are you prepared to endure a forced landing? Of the millions of GA flights every year, only a few end with unplanned off-airport landings. Even though the odds of a crash are slim, the potential consequences are harsh—which is why you should prepare and take basic precautions. To help, the AOPA Air Safety Institute (ASI) offers a video, publication, seminar, and web page of resources dedicated to this topic.

Medical certificate reform update.

Video | Feb 13, 2015

Rep. Sam Graves (R-Missouri) vows that medical certificate reform will happen in 2015.

Air Safety Institute debuts seaplane, helicopter FIRC electives

Article | Feb 11, 2015

AOPA’s popular electronic flight instructor refresher course (eFIRC) provides a customized way for flight instructors to fulfill their currency requirement by offering 13 pilot-selectable electives – including new seaplane and helicopter elements.

Air Safety Institute rekindles spirit of fun, learning, and flying

Article | Feb 10, 2015

During 2015, the Air Safety Institute will bring the aviation community together with captivating aviation safety seminars at exciting new locations whenever the opportunity arises.

AvGas update

Video | Feb 06, 2015

Progress continues towards finding a practical replacement for leaded aviation gasoline.