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Racing to a safer cockpit

Collaboration between the German government, academia, and airplane manufacturers may make future aircraft cabins more protective of pilots and passengers. The Safety Box team plans to apply auto racing technology to general aviation.

Apr 24, 2014 | comments

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AirSpace Minnesota, Museum of Flight partner for education

AirSpace Minnesota has partnered with the Museum of Flight to create a new Aviation Learning Center.

Apr 23, 2014 | comments

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AOPA Foundation helps fund Pilots N Paws fly-aways

Pilots N Paws is using a $10,000 AOPA Foundation grant to rescue more than 200 animals.

Apr 23, 2014 | comments
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AOPA Events

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AirSpace Minnesota, Museum of Flight partner for education

AirSpace Minnesota has partnered with the Museum of Flight to create a new Aviation Learning Center.

Apr 23, 2014 | comments

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AOPA Foundation helps fund Pilots N Paws fly-aways

Pilots N Paws is using a $10,000 AOPA Foundation grant to rescue more than 200 animals.

Apr 23, 2014 | comments

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Rusty pilot shares story of return to the skies

Mark Luetkemeyer talks about getting back into the cockpit after a 25-year break.

Apr 22, 2014 | comments
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Fly-in

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Top 10 things to do at AOPA's San Marcos Fly-In

AOPA's first regional fly-in of 2014 kicks off April 26 in San Marcos, Texas. Here are 10 tips to look forward to the day of the fly-in.

Apr 16, 2014 | comments

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San Marcos Municipal: An airport rich with history welcomes you

The site of AOPA's first regional fly-in is at once modern and rich with history, and ready to welcome pilots.

Apr 14, 2014 | comments

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Training Tip: The fly-in factor

Applying your aeronautical “book knowledge” is one way events like the AOPA Regional Fly-Ins can raise your experience level and whet your appetite for aviation.

Apr 11, 2014 | comments
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Airshow

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Wagstaff to headline Teachers' Day at 2014 AirVenture

Three-time national aerobatic champion Patty Wagstaff will speak July 29 at Build a Plane's 2014 Teachers' Day event during AirVenture.

Apr 21, 2014

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Reviving Aurora: Friends of wing walker to restore Stearman

Friends of wing walker Jane Wicker want to restore her 450-horsepower Stearman biplane, destroyed in a June 2013 accident that killed Wicker and her pilot.

Apr 16, 2014 | comments

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AOPA Fly-ins: Indianapolis

The airport’s FBO, Indy Jet; Indianapolis-area EAA chapters; and the Indianapolis Aviation Authority are working with AOPA to make the May 31 fly-in an event to remember.

Apr 10, 2014
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Air Racing

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Wanted: Kirby Chambliss?

Kirby Chambliss dodges the Texas Star Ferris wheel, whizzes under a bridge, zigzags between trees, and buzzes police vehicles with sirens blaring in a promotional video for the Red Bull Air Race World Championship, which comes to Texas Sept. 6 and 7. Can the police #CatchKirby?

Apr 17, 2014 | comments

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‘Upset’ ties Red Bull races in second round

The next stop is Putrajaya, Malaysia, on May 17 and 18 for the 2014 Red Bill Air Race World Championship, following an “electrifying” contest in Rovinj, Croatia.

Apr 15, 2014

Pilot Magazine

AOPA Fly-ins: Indianapolis

The airport’s FBO, Indy Jet; Indianapolis-area EAA chapters; and the Indianapolis Aviation Authority are working with AOPA to make the May 31 fly-in an event to remember.

Apr 10, 2014
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