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Santa Paula, California: The town time forgot

The Santa Paula, California, airport evokes an old-time airfield, complete with antique airplanes dating back almost a century. Consider visiting the field when you attend the AOPA Fly-In at Chino, California, on Sept. 20.

Sep 17, 2014

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Aircraft Spotlight

Twin-engine airplanes have an important place in flying clubs.

Sep 16, 2014

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Confronting Ebola

Mission Aviation Fellowship's operations to combat the Ebola outbreak are built on past experience.

Sep 16, 2014
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Single Engine

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Aircraft Spotlight

Twin-engine airplanes have an important place in flying clubs.

Sep 16, 2014

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Confronting Ebola

Mission Aviation Fellowship's operations to combat the Ebola outbreak are built on past experience.

Sep 16, 2014

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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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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

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Homebuilder revamps cleco plier

California pilot Christopher Braun has created a revamped version of the cleco plier that is said to be lighter and more ergonomic.

Sep 15, 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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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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Light Sport Aircraft

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Answers for Pilots: Flying to the Islands

What's involved in flying a private aircraft to the Bahamas?

Sep 15, 2014

Pilot Magazine

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
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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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