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Florida's Lake City airport to transition to Class D airspace

Advocacy | Jan 13, 2016

Lake City Gateway Airport in northern Florida will be getting Class D airspace and Class E surface airspace to go with the tower that has been operating there for years.

IFR Fix: Building time, squeezed for space

IFR Fix | Dec 14, 2015

If you are one to seek approach procedures that challenge your workload-management abilities, the ILS or LOC/DME RWY 35 approach to Colorado’s Greeley-Weld County Airport offers a test.

Weigh in on Houston Executive airspace

Article | Nov 18, 2015

AOPA members are encouraged to attend a Dec. 15 meeting on the proposed transition to Class D airspace around Houston Executive Airport.

Fly like a fighter: Speak up

Fly like a fighter | Nov 09, 2015

Retired Air Force pilot Larry Brown counsels general aviation pilots not to make his mistake and to speak up as soon as they lose sight of traffic they are instructed to follow.

Pilot Getaways: Earn a floatplane rating vintage style

Article | Nov 09, 2015

If you’ve never flown a Piper J-3 Cub (or if it’s just been a while), you can try your hand at the stick while earning your seaplane rating at Jack Brown’s Seaplane Base in quiet central Florida.

The drone pro

Article | Nov 04, 2015

A pilot who long ago built a general aviation business in New Jersey was also among the first unmanned aircraft operators approved for commercial work.

Pilot Counsel

Pilot Magazine | Nov 03, 2015

The ‘standard’ minimums

Waypoints

Pilot Magazine | Nov 03, 2015

Buffing out the rust in pilots

Oregon's Aurora State unveils new tower, Class D airspace

Article | Oct 14, 2015

Pilots flying near Oregon’s Aurora State Airport should be vigilant about aviating, communicating, and navigating in the new Class D airspace after the debut of their air traffic control tower Oct. 15.