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Actor Jackie Chan buys Legacy 500

Article | Feb 02, 2016

The next time actor Jackie Chan films a movie or visits one of the dozens of charities he established, chances are good that he will arrive in his new Embraer Legacy 500 business jet.

'Beyond the Powder' to reach public television in June

Article | Jan 26, 2016

Beyond the Powder, a documentary that meshes the history of women pilots during the 1929 Women’s Air Derby with their modern counterparts, will be made available to public television stations nationwide beginning in June.

Science Channel show to feature Piper Aircraft

Article | Dec 14, 2015

Piper Aircraft and its M500 single-engine turboprop will be featured in a segment of the Science Channel’s “How It’s Made” documentary series Dec. 17.

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.

Find your tropical getaway in the AOPA Foundation online auction

Article | Nov 19, 2015

Three tropical getaways are among the thrilling packages on offer in this year’s AOPA Foundation online auction.

Event Spotlight

Article | Nov 19, 2015

In 10 theaters in 10 states from coast to coast, moviegoers had the opportunity to see a documentary about R.A. “Bob” Hoover, Flying the Feathered Edge. At the screening in Hamilton, New Jersey, several flying clubs came out, many with non-aviation friends, to share the wonder of aviation and honor our veterans, including Hoover who served in WWII.

Broadband Internet, TV offered

Article | Nov 16, 2015

In-flight entertainment and communications can be yours under an agreement between Astronics AeroSat and Panasonic Avionics.

License to Learn

Pilot Magazine | Nov 03, 2015

Back from the Colorado Springs fly-in

Secrets revealed as Snoopy thinks all

Article | Oct 14, 2015

Flying secrets are revealed as to what really happened behind the scenes during the filming of "The Peanuts Movie" starring Snoopy and that other guy, Charlie somebody.

Bringing a B-17 back to life

Article | Oct 13, 2015

Bill Albers is part of a crew of volunteers working to bring a B-17 back to flying form at Champaign Aviation Museum in Urbana, Ohio.

Wright factory restoration moves forward

Article | Oct 06, 2015

The National Aviation Heritage Alliance is finalizing plans to purchase (and then restore) the Wright brothers' original aircraft manufacturing factory in Dayton, Ohio, which is owned by a redevelopment company.

Prairie bush pilot aids in capturing the Old West

Article | Sep 28, 2015

Just released are aerial and ground shots by Andrew Moore of the old West at the nation's dividing line. Prairie bush pilot Doug Johnson landed on the plains to get the photos.

'The Aviators' enters sixth season

Article | Sep 23, 2015

The award-winning weekly TV series The Aviators enters its sixth season this fall.

Filmmakers want to bring 'Flight of Passage' to big screen

Article | Aug 26, 2015

Two filmmakers want to bring Rinker Buck's iconic Flight of Passage to the silver screen, and they are asking for your help to make it happen.

'Feathered Edge' delights Aviation Day audience

Article | Aug 20, 2015

Filmmaker Kim Furst received three ovations from Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and fellow aviators for her film, Flying the Feathered Edge: The Bob Hoover Project, during a National Aviation Day showing of the movie in the U.S. Capitol.

Celebrate 2015 National Aviation Day

Article | Aug 18, 2015

Aviators can help celebrate National Aviation Day Aug. 19 by flying to favorite destinations, introducing friends to flying, or attending discounted U.S. aviation events.

‘Beyond the Powder’ to debut in September

Article | Aug 18, 2015

Beyond the Powder, a new documentary on women air racers, will debut Labor Day weekend on public television stations in northeast Ohio.

Lakeland AeroClub finds its place at AirVenture

Article | Jul 25, 2015

Ten young aviators learning about aviation from the Lakeland AeroClub in Florida flew two Pipers and three Cessnas to EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, from their home base at Central Florida Aerospace Academy high school on the grounds at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport.

'All about doing the impossible'

Article | Jul 23, 2015

Pilots who are passionate about aviation can change lives, said Ben Walton, founder of the Summit Aviation Cancer Camp in Bozeman, Montana.

'Freakin' awesome!'

Article | Jul 21, 2015

What can make a former Navy corpsman and a Harley-Davidson engineer giggle with pure joy? Their first takeoff. Watch as three students hop in the left seat for the first time and experience the thrill of flight in these One Week Ready to Solo webisodes.

Snoopy’s fantasy comes true

Article | Jul 08, 2015

A former U.S. Air Force test pilot and owner of a promotional company has built a flying replica of Snoopy atop his doghouse.

California museum to screen Hoover documentary

Article | Jun 01, 2015

Aviation legend Bob Hoover will be in attendance when the Aerospace Museum of California screens a recently released documentary about his life.

New movie gets exclusive screening at AOPA Fly-In

Article | May 28, 2015

As a unique part of the AOPA Frederick Homecoming Fly-In, the Friday night Barnstormers Party on June 5 will feature a special screening of the new film Living in the Age of Airplanes.