General Aviation Statistics
Article | Jan 30, 2013
As of Jan. 28, pilots operating under Parts 121, 129, and 135 are allowed to update on-board navigation data, a change that will save thousands for operators large and small.
Article | Jan 29, 2013
Keeping track of flight data is one of those key functions every pilot has to do. There are apps that handle everything from managing flight plans to viewing charts. This week, AOPA members recommend five apps that help make those processes and others easier.
Article | Jan 17, 2013
Data compiled by Argus TRAQPak shows that flight activity in December 2012 was down and activity for the year was relatively flat.
Article | Dec 18, 2012
Members of the AOPA Flying Club Network Facebook group offered recommendations for logbook apps.
Article | Nov 13, 2012
Airlines and the FAA are sharing summarized safety data with the NTSB, in hope of identifying and preventing recurring issues.
Advocacy | Nov 02, 2012
You can look up facts and figures to estimate an airport's economic impact, but what does the future hold? One state has a tool to help find answers.
Article | Oct 16, 2012
The Aviation Safety Reporting System (ASRS), known to many as the "NASA report," is designed to get valuable information about what is going on in the system from those who are actually using the system. But the best part is you may possibly 'get out of jail free' by sharing the information.
IFR Fix | Oct 15, 2012
Nothing beats touching down on a long runway that appears dead ahead at the end of a close instrument approach ... unless it's the wrong airport.
Article | Oct 12, 2012
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Article | Oct 11, 2012
The Government Accountability Office, following its most recent study of general aviation accident trends, has called on the FAA to collect more data on aircraft hours flown and pilot training.