August 8, 2006
If you've already made a trip or two to Canada but need a refresher before you begin your next trip, AOPA and the Canadian Owners and Pilots Association offer a quick-reference checklist. The checklist details what personal and aircraft documentation is needed to make the trip along with tips for your arrival to and departure from Canada. Plus the list can be printed on one page so that you can keep it handy during the trip.
August 8, 2006
Environmental groups are asking the EPA to take another look at avgas even as a government-industry program moves closer to finding unleaded alternatives.
Collaboration between the German government, academia, and airplane manufacturers may make future aircraft cabins more protective of pilots and passengers. The Safety Box team plans to apply auto racing technology to general aviation.
A father and his 14-year-old son were helping another pilot ferry a newly purchased aircraft from California to their home field in Virginia. The three made an overnight stop in Albuquerque before flying on to Illinois for fuel. But shortly after they parked the aircraft in Marion, Ill., they were approached by as many as 18 uniformed and non-uniformed law enforcement officers who came running toward the airplane.
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