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Cessna Latitude Production

Video | Oct 09, 2015

Textron goes big-cabin with its newest Citation. We get an inside look at the assembly line.

Drones prove difficult for ag pilots to see

Article | Oct 08, 2015

An organization dedicated to promoting safe and responsible drone use demonstrated just how difficult it is for agricultural pilots to spot drones.

South Carolina floods documented by air

Article | Oct 08, 2015

After two feet of rainfall flooded South Carolina, general aviation aircraft documented the disaster and assisted in recovery efforts.

Drone action urged

Article | Oct 08, 2015

Members of a House panel heard testimony from pilots, the FAA, and other stakeholders Oct. 7 in a hearing focused on drone dangers and benefits.

P&E: Dogfight

Pilot Magazine | Oct 07, 2015

Learning to fly at a local FBO versus a high-capacity academy.

Turbine Pilot

Pilot Magazine | Oct 07, 2015

Ever since the recession of 2008 began, an anomaly of sorts took hold of the turbine airplane market.

AOPA BizAv and you contest

Pilot Magazine | Oct 07, 2015

Contest winner to experience business aviation

Wright factory restoration moves forward

Article | Oct 06, 2015

The National Aviation Heritage Alliance is finalizing plans to purchase (and then restore) the Wright brothers' original aircraft manufacturing factory in Dayton, Ohio, which is owned by a redevelopment company.

Beech central

Article | Oct 06, 2015

The Beechcraft Heritage Museum will host AOPA's final 2015 Regional Fly-In on Oct. 10 at Tullahoma Regional Airport in Tennessee.

Air Force Museum to open new building in 2016

Article | Oct 05, 2015

Restoration crews at the National Museum of the United States Air Force moved a North American X-15A-2 into the museum’s new fourth building on Oct. 2.

Pilot flying biplane from England to Australia

Article | Oct 05, 2015

An English pilot is flying a Stearman biplane 13,000 miles from England to Sydney, Austalia, to honor an aviation pioneer.

Aircraft Maintenance: Brake lining and disc replacement

Aircraft Maintenance | Oct 05, 2015

Brake linings, which wear away over time from normal use, will eventually need to be replaced on your aircraft.

Vickers seaplane to use Titan engine

Article | Oct 05, 2015

Vickers Aircraft of New Zealand has selected Continental's Titan engine for its two-seat light sport amphibian, a switch from a previous decision to use a Lycoming engine.

'Doc' needs help to fly

Article | Sep 30, 2015

Volunteers restoring the B-29 Superfortress Doc have launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise the money needed for the flight test program.

Man's best friend

Pilot Magazine | Sep 30, 2015

So how does a guy with a job rooted in logic spend a big chunk of money on an airplane restoration project that can compete only for most dollars per knot?

Travel Airs fly 1,000 miles to homecoming

Article | Sep 29, 2015

Five Travel Airs, all of them 86 to 88 years old, flew more than 1,000 statute miles to honor the ninetieth anniversary of the founding of the famous manufacturer.

Holland in rarefied air

Article | Sep 29, 2015

Rob Holland captured an unprecedented fifth consecutive national aerobatic championship, then added freestyle gold to his mounting medal count.

Wheels Up unveils breast cancer awareness 'Pink Plane'

Article | Sep 29, 2015

Wheels Up is taking breast cancer awareness to new heights when the membership-based private aviation company’s specially outfitted pink Beechcraft King Air 350i takes off to invite contributions Oct. 1.

Test Pilot

Pilot Magazine | Sep 29, 2015

What is the difference between a squawk and a squit?

President's Position: Acts of service

Pilot Magazine | Sep 29, 2015

As a group, pilots are some of the most generous people I know. And because we tend to feel passionately about GA, we want to share it with others.

Proficient Pilot: Big Bang theory

Pilot Magazine | Sep 29, 2015

With deference to Belgian cosmologist Georges Lemaître, I have my own version of the Big Bang theory, and it states that big bangs occur in clusters of three. My basis for this is that I had three big bangs during my airline career, and I am grateful not to have had more.

Pilot Briefing: Flying Clubs

Pilot Magazine | Sep 29, 2015

Tucked into the rolling hills of Middle Tennessee is a flying club that is creating excitement in the local flying community.