October 26, 2009
Bring your questions about flight training to the Learn to Fly Centers at AOPA Aviation Summit. AOPA’s qualified staff of pilots and certificated flight instructors will be ready to answer your questions about training programs, certificate options, and all things related to becoming a pilot.
At the Tampa Convention Center's exhibit hall, AOPA’s Learn to Fly Center will feature a Frasca Cirrus SR22 flight training device, courtesy of Glass Simulator Center of Sugar Grove, Ill. Be sure to stop by and test your skills.
Frasca C172 Mentor(TM) simulator flights, provided by Epic Aviation of New Smyrna Beach, Fla., will be offered at the Learn to Fly Center at Peter O. Knight Airport. After your simulated flight, you can sign up for a $70 Discovery Flight, provided by Atlas Aviation, a Cessna Pilot Center.
You can get information on AOPA programs that support your flight training efforts at both Learn to Fly Centers.
Beyond the Learn to Fly Centers, Summit offers hundreds of exhibitor booths featuring aviation gadgets and pilot gear, and an extensive aircraft display. There will also be a full schedule of daily aviation seminars, with topics ranging from learning to fly to pilot safety and aircraft ownership. To learn more, and to register, visit the Web page.
Congress has passed an omnibus spending bill that keeps the FAA, and other government agencies, funded through September 2015.
Christmas will be a bit more festive for the 460 residents of Tangier Island, a remote fishing village on a tiny spit of land in the Chesapeake Bay, thanks to a group of general aviation pilots.
Daher-Socata has signed a contract with Airbus Group’s VoltAir subsidiary to design, develop, and certify the electrically powered E-Fan 2.0 aircraft.
VOLUNTEER AT AN AOPA FLY-IN NEAR YOU!
SHARE YOUR PASSION. VOLUNTEER AT AN AOPA FLY-IN. CLICK TO LEARN MORE >>>
VOLUNTEER LOCALLY AT AOPA FLY-IN! CLICK TO LEARN MORE >>>
BE A PART OF THE FLY-IN VOLUNTEER CREW! CLICK TO LEARN MORE >>>