August 30, 2012
By Alyssa J. Miller
Editor's Note: This article has been archived. The series is no longer online.
More than 30 hours of aviation programming are available online through the Wonderful World of Flying. Producer Aviation Media has moved the series from VHS to DVD to streaming.
“We’re very excited about offering the library this way,” said Steve Kahn, president of Aviation Media and producer of Wonderful World of Flying. This makes access to the entire collection much easier and economical.”
The series is being offered at an introductory price of $19.95 per month for the first three months; normal subscription prices are $24.95 per month. Previously, videos cost up to $29.95 each.
The series includes aerial footage; flying adventures; checkouts in airplanes; and flying tips from experts like Barry Schiff and Rod Machado, both contributors to AOPA’s publications, Bill Cox, and more. Some of the featured presentations available for streaming include, Richard Taylor on Instrument Flying, Defensive Flying and IFR Flying Tips & Techniques with Machado, How to Buy a Used Airplane with Cox, The Warbird Trainers with Jeff Ethel, and 121.5 with Maycay Beeler, who has helped host AOPA Live at AOPA Aviation Summit.
AOPA Director of eMedia and Online Managing Editor Alyssa J. Miller has worked at AOPA since 2004 and is an active flight instructor.
West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin on Feb. 18 signed into law a bill that will add liability protection for land owners who allow aircraft operations at their privately owned airstrips and farms.
J. Reid Garrison, an airshow performer and formation pilot who has been part of the story line at the major aviation events, including Sun 'n Fun and EAA AirVenture, across the years, was recently inducted into the South Carolina Aviation Hall of Fame.
AOPA connected with hundreds of pilots, aircraft owners, and aviation enthusiasts during the thirty-second Northwest Aviation Conference held in Puyallup, Washington, Feb. 21 and 22.
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