February 19, 2014
Veterans Airlift Command founder Walt Fricke seems to hang motionless in his Stearman PT–13 over South Florida on a cool winter evening. AOPA photographer Chris Rose captured this image from the front seat of an AirCam, an open-air observation aircraft with nearly unlimited visibility produced in nearby Sebring.
Subject: Stearman PT–13
Where: Lake Istokpoga, Florida
Photographer: Chris Rose
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A documentary film tells the story of the “first to fly and the first to die for the United States in the Great War.”
AOPA President Mark Baker flew four women and girls on two flights March 4 as part of Women of Aviation Worldwide Week activities designed to introduce more women and girls to aviation.
Rodney McKnight, winner of the 2013 Ceci Stratford Flight Training Scholarship, has earned his private pilot certificate.
AOPA thanks our members for their continued support in protecting the freedom to fly.