Article | 2014, 12 23
Nominations are open until Jan. 31, 2015, for the Endeavor Awards, bestowed to honor the service of individual pilots who participate in public benefit flying.
Article | 2014, 12 22
Each year, Van Nuys Airport sponsors a special holiday program at a local elementary school that features a visit from Santa Claus and friends.
Article | 2014, 12 19
What’s the sneakiest cloud in the sky when it comes to ensnaring a VFR pilot in less-than-VFR conditions?
IFR Fix | 2014, 12 19
After a complete electrical failure during an initial climb from the departure airport, the pilot of a Beech King Air 200 learned a valuable lesson from a simple but costly omission.
Advocacy | 2014, 12 18
AOPA continues to urge the town of Islip, New York, to rescind a revised landing fee schedule.
A Colorado county airport will bear the name of a history-making pilot after local officials voted to honor her pioneering aviation career.
Advocacy | 2014, 12 17
Members of New Hampshire’s airports community exchanged ideas on how to secure dependable funding at the annual meeting of the Granite State Airport Management Association.
IFR Fix | 2014, 12 12
No one likes to blow a radio exchange with ATC, but it's not possible to know exactly when a handoff from one center sector to another, or from a center to approach, is going to happen.
Article | 2014, 12 12
How would you react to looking down while flying a cross-country and seeing an apparently uncharted airport below?
Advocacy | 2014, 12 11
Seaplanes “require no roads, trails or infrastructure to support their use,” wrote AOPA President Mark Baker in a letter to the Adirondack Park Administration.
Dan Namowitz is an aviation writer and flight instructor. He has been a pilot since 1985 and an instructor since 1990.
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