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 Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has awarded its third annual Flight Training Excellence Awards to top flight schools and flight instructors ranked by more than 3,600 flight students who voluntarily reviewed their flight training experience through an AOPA online poll.
For decades, pilots have headed to Bay Bridge Airport in the Chesapeake Bay for scenic coastal flying and great seafood. Check it out after attending the AOPA Homecoming Fly-In on Oct. 4.
Maintenance experts have asked the FAA to clarify whether recurring inspections of Cessna 210-series aircraft can be mandated without following required rulemaking procedures.
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