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Entries sought for Combs Gates award

Article | Apr 25, 2016

The National Aviation Hall of Fame has issued a call for entries for its fourteenth Combs Gates Award, a $20,000 cash prize bestowed annually on an individual or group project that promotes and preserves the nation’s air and space heritage.

Nominate a teacher for Crossfield Aerospace Education award

Article | Apr 18, 2016

The National Aviation Hall of Fame seeks outstanding aerospace educators for the thirtieth annual A. Scott Crossfield Aerospace Education Teacher of the Year Award.

FAA announces 2016 General Aviation Award winners

Article | Mar 25, 2016

The FAA will honor a flight instructor and an aviation technician from Virginia, and an FAA Safety Team representative from California with General Aviation awards.

Hoover statue to be unveiled at Smithsonian

Article | Mar 17, 2016

Aviation legend, airshow performer, and test pilot Bob Hoover, 94, will be honored with a life-size bronze statue at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.

Collier nominees named

Slideshow | Feb 03, 2016

Aircraft, spacecraft, and the teams that flew them to unprecedented heights and historic achievements are among nine nominees for the 2015 Robert J. Collier Trophy.

Aviation Hall of Fame inaugural event set in San Antonio

Article | Jan 21, 2016

The aviation history of San Antonio, Texas, will be in focus at the inaugural event of the new San Antonio Aviation and Aerospace Hall of Fame.

Rocketry challenge creators win aerospace education award

Article | Dec 14, 2015

Two organizations that teamed to create the world’s largest student rocketry challenge and education program will receive an award honoring their commitment to aerospace education.

AOPA honors Flight Training Excellence Award winners

Article | Dec 02, 2015

Winners of the 2015 Flight Training Excellence Awards shared aviation training success stories and accepted silver-winged trophies and plaques for their accomplishments during a ceremony at AOPA headquarters in Frederick, Maryland, Dec. 2.

NBAA honors Clark

Article | Nov 24, 2015

With 5 billion gallons of fuel saved, Joe Clark, who led the development of record-setting and fuel-saving winglets, was honored by his peers in November.

Bob Hoover film wins Combs Gates Award

Article | Nov 19, 2015

Kim Furst, the filmmaker who made “Flying the Feathered Edge: The Bob Hoover Project,” received a $20,000 Combs Gates Award.

AOPA names Flight Training Excellence Award winners

Article | Nov 02, 2015

AOPA has named the winners of its 2015 Flight Training Excellence Awards based on more than 7,100 responses to the AOPA Flight Training Poll.

AOPA ANNOUNCES 2015 FLIGHT TRAINING EXCELLENCE AWARD WINNERS

News release | Nov 02, 2015

AOPA is pleased to announce the winners of the fourth annual Flight Training Excellence Awards to top flight schools and instructors.

Red Bull Aces crowns wingsuit race champ

Article | Oct 27, 2015

Forty of the world’s best wingsuit pilots soared side by side over Northern California Oct. 22 through 24 for a series of three-dimensional Red Bull Aces competitions. Defending champion Andy Farrington of the United States won the race.

Air and Space Hall of Fame inductions set for Nov. 19

Article | Oct 14, 2015

An “exemplary” Class of 2015 will be inducted into the International Air and Space Hall of Fame at the San Diego Air and Space Museum.

Kentucky honors longtime advocate Bob Minter

Article | Sep 22, 2015

Former AOPA Southeastern Regional Manager Bob Minter was honored Sept. 10 with the Kentucky Aviation Association’s highest award for his five decades of airport awareness and advocacy in the region.

EAA 'Founder's Prize' promotes innovation, safety

Article | Sep 14, 2015

Amateur-aircraft builders who think they have the best low-cost ideas to help pilots avoid imminent loss of control or to increase situational awareness could win some cash for their innovations.

Eustace to be honored for record free fall

Article | Sep 02, 2015

Alan Eustace, whose free-fall jump set a world record in October 2014, will receive the Aero Club of Northern California's Crystal Eagle Award.

LAMA President's Award goes to Jeremy Monnett of Sonex

Article | Jul 21, 2015

The Light Aircraft Manufacturers Association President's Award has been presented to the family of Sonex CEO Jeremy Monnett, who died in an aircraft accident in June. Also killed was aircraft assembly mechanic Mike Clark.

Pilot Briefing: Events

Pilot Magazine | Jul 06, 2015

Public benefit flying feted at Endeavor Awards

News From Headquarters

Article | Jun 21, 2015

When AOPA began the Flight Training Excellence Award in 2012, several flying clubs surfaced as award winning organizations and many more made the list of honor roll, much to AOPA’s surprise. The results showed what you already know – America’s flying clubs can be a great place to learn to fly. Does your club have what it takes to win this year’s award? Take the 2015 Flight Training Poll to put your club in the running for an award and you’ll be entered into a drawing to win a Jeppesen flight training kit, a David Clark headset, or a Sporty’s Flight Gear Bag.

Ninety-Nines solo scholarship applications due July 7

Article | Jun 01, 2015

The Ninety-Nines and Experimental Aircraft Association will award $3,000 to support one young woman’s flight training through her first solo and beyond through the 2015 Karen Johnson Solo Scholarship.

Party under the space shuttle

Article | Jun 01, 2015

The good that pilots are doing to help others was given a Hollywood bash May 30 at the Los Angeles Science Center.

AEA, GAMA announce scholarship winners

Article | May 27, 2015

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association and Aircraft Electronics Association announced the winners of 26 aviation scholarships in May, including a pilot and students pursuing a career in the general aviation maintenance and aircraft electronics industry.

AOPA launches 2015 flight training poll, sweepstakes

Article | May 20, 2015

AOPA announced May 20 that it has opened its popular flight training poll, a survey that allows student pilots at all levels to share feedback on their flight training experiences.

Doolittle Raiders celebrate honor, say goodbye to friends

Article | May 06, 2015

It took 72 years, 11 months, 28 days, and an act of Congress, but the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders finally received the Congressional Gold Medal for their heroic raid bombing Japan's mainland in 1942.