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Hinton wins Reno

Slideshow | 2014, 09 18

Steve Hinton Jr., flying Voodoo, won his sixth Unlimited Gold Championship at Reno Sept. 14. Thom Richard, finishing third in Precious Metal, was disqualified.

10 reasons not to miss AOPA's Chino Fly-In

Article | 2014, 09 15

There are many reasons why you will want to be at AOPA’s Chino Fly-In on Sept. 20. Here are our top 10.

Keeping the history in historic

Article | 2014, 09 08

The historic aircraft that fill Chino Airport don’t restore and maintain themselves. A cadre of dedicated owners, pilots, and mechanics keeps them airworthy and exercised.

10 Tanker adds third jet

Article | 2014, 09 04

10 Tanker Air Carrier has modified a third DC-10 for aerial firefighting. The former airliner can drop 11,000 gallons of retardant on wildfires.

10 things to do in Southern California

Article | 2014, 09 02

If you're thinking about attending AOPA's Chino Fly-In on Sept. 20, why not add a day or two and take in some of the area's sights? From amusement parks to museums and from Hollywood landmarks to an observatory, SoCal has it all.

Flying Tigers rebirth

Article | 2014, 08 25

“I never went to an FBO I thought was fun,” said Michael Thayer. Determined to change that, he opened Flying Tigers Aviation at Chino Airport in Chino, California, in June 2013.

Fun in the Southern California sun

Article | 2014, 08 19

Southern California is the place to be as AOPA makes final preparations for the Chino Fly-In on Sept. 20. Chino Airport is about 40 nautical miles east of Los Angeles.

The Bonanza goes to war

Pilot Magazine | 2014, 08 06

Few students of the Vietnam War know much about the QU–22B Pave Eagle, the most unusual Bonanza you’ve never seen. Well, it’s mostly Bonanza; the highly modified airframe has a number of unique parts. Only 27 were built, plus six predecessor YQU–22A models.

P&E Ownership: Birth of a blade

Pilot Magazine | 2014, 07 31

When discussing MT-Propeller’s line of natural composite propellers, you might be tempted to say, “Everything old is new again.” But you would be mistaken.

Briefing: Flight for a cause

Pilot Magazine | 2014, 07 31

Two pilots from Fairbanks, Alaska, are flying to EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh this summer, and they’ve decided to make the journey a fundraiser for the Wounded Warrior Project.