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Colorado airfield launches teen pilots

Advocacy | Feb 03, 2016

A group of Colorado aviation enthusiasts based at Meadow Lake Airport in Peyton has been launching the next generation of pilots to the skies for more than a decade.

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.

AOPA responds to appeal of FAA determination on Santa Monica

Advocacy | Feb 01, 2016

AOPA and nine others are asking the FAA to deny Santa Monica's appeal of the agency's determination that Santa Monica Municipal Airport in California must remain open at least until 2023.

Florida legislators join general aviation caucus

Advocacy | Jan 20, 2016

Florida legislators have joined a general aviation caucus after AOPA suggested the idea during a 2015 Florida business aviation panel discussion.

GAMA opens pair of scholarships

Article | Jan 11, 2016

A pair of scholarships sponsored by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association is available to a high school senior or college student pursuing aviation as a career, the association announced Jan. 8.

Drones vs. FAA

Article | Jan 07, 2016

The FAA, model aircraft enthusiasts, and drone pilots are locked in a litigious fight that could affect regulation of manned and unmanned aircraft alike.

Appareo’s Stratus ESG on track for April

Article | Dec 28, 2015

Appareo’s new Stratus ESG ADS-B Out transponder is on track for April 2016 deliveries, and the company’s new dealer network has reached 230.

Top 10 tales of 2015

Article | Dec 28, 2015

From the long-awaited rollout of new airplane designs to the unlikely discovery of a piece of history from D-Day in an aircraft “bone yard,” AOPA in 2015 brought its members the stories of general aviation.

Colorado VFW holiday food, toy drive 'gratifying'

Article | Dec 09, 2015

Pilots delivered more than two tons of food and toys to Veterans of Foreign Wars members during the Colorado Aviation Business Association’s fifth annual holiday charity drive and airlift.

Registration open for student aircraft design competition

Article | Dec 07, 2015

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association and nonprofit Build A Plane announced that registration is open through Jan. 31 for their fourth Aviation Design Challenge.

MyGoFlight offers iPad mounts

Article | Dec 07, 2015

MyGoFlight offered two new mounting products during the recent business jet convention in Las Vegas that put iPads in the cockpit.

Gulfstream to trim 1,100 jobs

Article | Dec 03, 2015

Business jet manufacturer Gulfstream will trim 1,100 jobs, but testing of its new 18-passenger G500 will proceed as planned.

Avgas replacement testing detailed

Advocacy | Dec 02, 2015

The FAA has released photos and details of the laboratory tests of new fuels vying to replace avgas.

Military aviatrices honored

Article | Nov 30, 2015

Women in Aviation International has chosen a slate of military aviators for its 2016 International Pioneer Hall of Fame.

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.

Delaware celebrates aviation jobs

Article | Nov 23, 2015

Delaware state leaders celebrated general aviation’s economic engine with a jobs rally at Dassault Falcon Jet in New Castle Nov. 20.

Donation funds flight scholarships

Article | Nov 18, 2015

A legacy of aviation excellence fostered by the husband and wife team of Frederick and Diane Fitts will continue through a new scholarship program funded by a memorial gift to the AOPA Foundation.

Daher offers aid to charter operators

Article | Nov 17, 2015

Daher realizes that many of its customers are charter operators using the TBM turboprop for on-demand flights and is offering them special support.

Cessna turboprop powered by GE's answer to PT6

Article | Nov 17, 2015

GE Aviation has searched for a way to conquer the market now held by rival Pratt & Whitney Canada ever since buying Walter Engines in 2008. Cessna's new turboprop may be the answer.

Aspen offers ADS-B solution

Article | Nov 17, 2015

Aspen Avionics Evolution displays are now certified by the FAA to work with L-3’s Lynx Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) products.

Four to be enshrined in aviation hall of fame

Article | Nov 17, 2015

The National Aviation Hall of Fame has nominated four to be enshrined during a ceremony Oct. 1, 2016, in Dayton, Ohio.