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Alaska seminar launches float season

Alaska seaplane pilots will gather at Lake Hood April 26 for a day of free seminars, briefings, and conversation to kick off the season.

Apr 17, 2014

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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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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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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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Able Flight announces 2014 scholarships

Able Flight, the nonprofit organization that works to provide free flight training to individuals with physical disabilities, announced the awards of a record-setting nine scholarships in 2014.

Apr 16, 2014

Advocacy

Smith Field: Airport of dreams

Smith Field in Fort Wayne, Ind., has withstood three separate attacks—in the 1970s, 1990s, and 2002—to close it and redevelop the land. Now, it's thriving.

Apr 16, 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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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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Wagstaff teams for teaching

Airshow legend Patty Wagstaff has partnered with Southeast Aero, U.S. distributor of Extra Aircraft, to offer aerobatic training in St. Augustine, Fla.

Mar 27, 2014 | comments

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World record attempt for inverted flat spins

California airshow performer Spencer Suderman attempts to set a new world record for flat spins.

Mar 17, 2014 | comments
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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

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AOPA works for Texas pilots

Texas is certainly an aviation-minded state, though AOPA has still worked hard in recent years to keep the Lone Star skies friendly to general aviation.

Mar 19, 2014
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