December 2, 2006
The Skyhawk Turns 50 The few similarities and many differences between 172s then and now. By Peter A. Bedell
Queen of the Fleet The story of the first production 172. By Alton K. Marsh
STORIES FROM AOPA PILOT STAFF AND MEMBERS
An Overnight to Remember in Pendleton It's 1975, and he has an OK to fly. By Steven W. Ells
Coast to Coast in a Skyhawk Flying the AOPA sweepstakes airplane. By Thomas B. Haines
A Fledgling Heads North International flight in a Skyhawk. By Thomas A. Horne
Two Miles High in a 172 There's more to mountains in a 172. By Julie K. Boatman
Coming Full Circle Butterfly on a roller coaster. By Machteld A. Smith
I'm Flying to Disney World Soloing, circling Mickey's park. By Alton K. Marsh
Those Guys Have Guns Nighttime encounter on the ramp. By David W. Robb
Member of the Family AOPA member on his third 172. By John Hughes
Top of Its Class The 172 is his classroom. By Kirby Ortega
A 172 Reunion The original test pilots evaluate their work a half-century later. By David W. Robb
A Decade of Independence Cessna celebrates another anniversary in 2006. By Julie K. Boatman
President's Position A lot in common. By Phil Boyer
Waypoints Remembering the Skyhawk. By Thomas B. Haines
Proficient Pilot A wonderful airplane. By Barry Schiff
SocialFlight users can now publish events via Facebook and Twitter.
Candler Field Flying Club is a young group focused on teaching young people to fly.
Thought about participating in a charitable flying event? Many nonprofit groups host a day at the airport in which volunteer pilots can give flights to eager fledglings. Check with your local airport about what may be scheduled for 2014.
AOPA thanks our members for their continued support in protecting the freedom to fly.