October 11, 2013
By AOPA ePublishing staff
A bird's-eye view of the Fort Worth Convention Center.
NTSB Board Member Earl Weener asssured pilots that the NTSB is “aviation friendly.”
Baseball legend Ken Griffey Jr. talks about his flying life with AOPA Editor in Chief Tom Haines.
Reminiscent of a North American AT-6, Yak-52, and North American T-28 Trojan, the SAM LS light sport aircraft is the warbird of the LSA market.
Dr. Jonathan Sackier moved to the United States to become a pilot.
AOPA Vice President Ed Thompson, left, with Neal Snowden, president of Aero Space Reports, an AOPA Strategic Partner and Airportfest sponsor.
Country music star Aaron Tippin performed his signature patriotic songs for several hundred AOPA members at The Flying Saucer outdoor concert venue in downtown Fort Worth, Texas Oct. 10.
Fort Worth, Texas, was hopping with aviation action during AOPA Aviation Summit 2013. AOPA photographers were there to capture the action as attendees got to hear from a baseball legend, dance to the music of a country star, and get an early look at a warbird-inspired light sport aircraft.
The AOPA Medical Advisory Board is the latest group to urge quick action on the proposed FAA rule that would allow thousands more pilots to fly without the need for a third class medical certificate.
Mexico has lifted a requirement that pilots of arriving and departing private general aviation flights use a third party provider to file advance passenger information system (APIS) manifests.
The Perlan Project is less than a year away from the first flight of a glider being built to ride waves near the edge of space. While construction continues in Oregon, the team’s pilots are staying proficient in more ordinary aircraft.
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