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Hidden Genius prize entices color vision cure

Private pilot Trevor McKeeman says many of the world’s record-breaking aviation feats were fueled by visions of winning financial prizes and he hopes his Hidden Genius idea will inspire technology buffs to create tools to combat color vision deficiency for pilots.

Jul 28, 2015

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Textron acting on 2012 idea for turboprop

First announced by the former Hawker Beechcraft in 2012 as part of a new family of piston and turboprop aircraft, Textron Aviation is planning a 280-knot turboprop.

Jul 28, 2015

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EAA AirVenture 2015 'a tremendous week'

As the last of the airshow performers warmed up over Wittman Regional Airport, EAA Chairman Jack Pelton said EAA AirVenture 2015 was a smashing success with increased attendance breaking early week records and something for everyone.

Jul 27, 2015
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Music, barbecue, aerobatics at Barnstormers Party

Eclectic music, Southern-style barbecue, and an aerobatic routine will open the weekend of the AOPA Minneapolis Fly-In at a Barnstormers Party Aug. 21.

Jul 22, 2015

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AOPA Homecoming draws thousands to airport

A steady breeze and partly sunny skies brought welcomed relief to AOPA Homecoming Fly-In attendees from the Mid-Atlantic region who had been deluged with a week’s worth of rain. More than 3,300 people attended the Frederick, Maryland, event, with 375 aircraft flying in.

Jun 06, 2015 | comments

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Big names headline AOPA Homecoming

The Breitling Jet Team, aerobatic stars Michael Goulian and Sean D. Tucker, NTSB Chairman Christopher A. Hart, retired Navy Cmdr. Kirk S. Lippold, and filmmaker Brian Terwilliger are some of the big names headlining AOPA’s Homecoming Fly-In in Frederick, Maryland, June 6.

Jun 03, 2015
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Fly-in

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Music, barbecue, aerobatics at Barnstormers Party

Eclectic music, Southern-style barbecue, and an aerobatic routine will open the weekend of the AOPA Minneapolis Fly-In at a Barnstormers Party Aug. 21.

Jul 22, 2015

Pilot Magazine

August 22, 2015: AOPA Fly-In Minneapolis, MN

Join us in the land of 10,000 lakes for a fly-in that will delight every pilot and aviation enthusiast.

Jul 08, 2015

Pilot Magazine

Pilot Briefing: Fly-Ins

AOPA Homecoming brings thousands to airport

Jul 06, 2015
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Airshow

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EAA AirVenture 2015 'a tremendous week'

As the last of the airshow performers warmed up over Wittman Regional Airport, EAA Chairman Jack Pelton said EAA AirVenture 2015 was a smashing success with increased attendance breaking early week records and something for everyone.

Jul 27, 2015

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AOPA has something for everyone at 2015 AirVenture

AOPA has nearly four dozen events planned at the association’s front-row position on the flight line during EAA AirVenture, July 20 through July 26.

Jul 15, 2015

Pilot Magazine

Homecoming Fly-In, Frederick, Maryland

Come to your airport—the national headquarters of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association—for the association’s annual Homecoming Fly-In June 6.

May 12, 2015
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Air Racing

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Arch handles the heat

An aggressive but smooth final flight propelled Red Bull Air Race pilot Hannes Arch to the top of the podium in Budapest.

Jul 06, 2015

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SIUC team takes first place in 2015 Air Race Classic

Two pilots representing Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (SIUC) took first place in the 2015 Air Race Classic, which concluded on June 25.

Jul 01, 2015

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Cheap chills

Pilots have options (besides suffering and sweating) when the summer sun drives cockpit temperatures north of comfortable. Air conditioning can cost less than you might think.

Jun 25, 2015 | comments
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