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Presidents meet in Wyoming

The first fly-in meeting of the Young Presidents' Organization's Aviation Network drew more than 150 people to Alpine Airpark, an upscale fly-in community in the natural beauty of far western Wyoming.

Sep 11, 2014

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CJ3+ certified

Cessna’s update of the popular Citation CJ3 earned FAA certification less than six months after the company announced the new model.

Sep 11, 2014

Advocacy

AOPA hosts fuels presentation at NASAO conference

State and local aviation officials recently learned about the latest efforts to transition from 100LL avgas to an unleaded fuel and got an update on the initiative to reform third class medical certification.

Sep 11, 2014
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Single Engine

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Presidents meet in Wyoming

The first fly-in meeting of the Young Presidents' Organization's Aviation Network drew more than 150 people to Alpine Airpark, an upscale fly-in community in the natural beauty of far western Wyoming.

Sep 11, 2014

Pilot Magazine

Quick Look: Beechcraft King Air 350

With a 300-knot cruise speed, the King Air 350 competes well against jets on trips shorter than 400 nautical miles, for example.

Sep 08, 2014

Pilot Magazine

Sweepstakes 2015: GA Aircraft Reimagined

Among the many exotic aircraft at the world’s largest airshow, a once-common Cessna 152 trainer at the AOPA tent at AirVenture drew more than its share of curiosity.

Sep 08, 2014
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Business Jet

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CJ3+ certified

Cessna’s update of the popular Citation CJ3 earned FAA certification less than six months after the company announced the new model.

Sep 11, 2014

Pilot Magazine

Wings over Asia

Want to fly your own airplane around the world? Me, too. Since 2008, Air Journey has been specializing in escorted air tours that make that fantasy come true.

Sep 04, 2014

Pilot Magazine

Cessna CJ3+: a plus for the CJ3

This upgraded CJ3 will be equipped with Garmin’s most advanced flight deck, the G3000 touch-screen avionics suite. Now, pilots fluent in Garmin will no doubt give the CJ3+ a closer look.

Aug 06, 2014
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Experimental

Advocacy

AOPA hosts fuels presentation at NASAO conference

State and local aviation officials recently learned about the latest efforts to transition from 100LL avgas to an unleaded fuel and got an update on the initiative to reform third class medical certification.

Sep 11, 2014

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AOPA to attend South Carolina’s Southeast Aviation Expo

AOPA will be among the exhibitors in attendance at South Carolina’s Southeast Aviation Expo.

Sep 11, 2014

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Homecoming Fly-In: General aviation in action

AOPA is bringing the celebration of general aviation to its home in Frederick, Maryland, for the AOPA Homecoming Fly-In Oct. 4.

Sep 09, 2014 | comments
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Light Sport Aircraft

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Briefing: Take our Perfect Destinations quiz

The Bahamas and Cayman Islands are the ideal flying destinations for most AOPA staffers who tried the AOPA Perfect Destinations online quiz.

Sep 05, 2014

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Bearhawk shows quick-build LSA

Bearhawk Aircraft owner Mark Goldberg flew the company’s first quick-build light sport kitplane to EAA AirVenture, a 9.7-hour journey from Texas.

Aug 13, 2014

Pilot Magazine

P&E Avionics: Touché

The Touch’s 10.6-inch screen dominated the narrow Carbon Cub panel.

Aug 07, 2014
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Seaplane

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Pilot Getaways: Coeur d'Alene, Idaho

Coeur d’Alene is a premier resort destination of the inland Northwest. Surrounded by pine-carpeted mountains, Coeur d’Alene Lake has been called one of the five most beautiful lakes in the world by National Geographic. Consider visiting on your way to the AOPA Fly-In in Spokane, Washington, on Aug. 16.

Aug 13, 2014 | comments

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Pilot Getaways: Priest Lake, Idaho

The murmur of a breeze in the evergreens sings a soft harmony to the deep blue of a brightening sky—it’s morning in the Idaho mountains. In Priest Lake, Idaho, the choices of fun and relaxation, from water-skiing to huckleberry picking, are nearly limitless. Explore the area during your visit to AOPA’s Spokane Fly-In.

Aug 04, 2014

Pilot Magazine

Light Sport Aircraft: Soul-stirring airplane

Like a duck that switches from sitting placidly atop the water to a furiously splashing, flapping, quacking master of flight, the Amphibious Carbon Cub leaps into air with a burst of raw energy.<

Jul 31, 2014 | comments
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Turboprop

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New GA aircraft deliveries 'encouraging'

Growth in two key segments of the aircraft manufacturing industry in 2014 is setting the stage for a “sustainable recovery” of the industry.

Aug 01, 2014

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Ice protection, gross weight increase for Lancair Evolution turboprop

Ice protection and a gross weight increase are improving the utility of the Lancair Evolution turboprop, according to Doug Meyer, CEO of the Oregon aircraft kit manufacturer.

Jul 30, 2014

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BendixKing debuts AeroVue, certifies KSN 770/765

BendixKing announced the AeroVue, a new cockpit retrofit for the Beechcraft King Air 200, on July 28.

Jul 28, 2014
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