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Pilot Briefing: AOPA announces fly in locations and dates

Pilot Magazine | Jan 23, 2014

For the first time in its 75-year history, AOPA will meet its members where they fly and share the joy of flight at a series of one-day regional fly-ins.

Atlantic crossing beckons

Article | Jan 09, 2014

Cluster balloonist Jonathan Trappe still aims to cross the Atlantic Ocean, and he is working on a new approach.

Houghton out, Reno at crossroads

Article | Jan 06, 2014

The Reno Air Racing Association, citing ongoing financial woes, has opted to do without the services of its longtime leader.

Disney's 'Planes' available on Blu-ray, DVD

Article | Nov 19, 2013

Just in time for the holiday shopping season, Disney's Planes was released Nov. 19 as a Blu-ray 3-D combo pack, Blu-ray combo pack, DVD, digital HD, and on demand.

From lawn mower to powered parachute

Article | Nov 19, 2013

The high cost of flying didn’t stop Landon Clipp from reaching to the skies. But it did make him look into another type of flying that most don’t consider — powered parachutes. At 7, Landon started flying remote-control airplanes. But a one-day visit with his Boy Scout troop to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh in 2008 made the then 12-year-old realize he could be the one in the sky. “Once I came to the ultralights area and saw how relatively cheap powered parachutes were, I know I could do that.”

Jetman uses 'senses' as his instruments

Article | Nov 19, 2013

With a nickname like Jetman, you’d think Yves Rossy would be a cartoon character or the hero in a new comic book series. Yet Rossy is a down-to-Earth aviator who made headlines throughout the United States this summer and fall, visiting and flying his jet-powered wing at events such as EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wis. and the National Championship Air Races in Reno. Then in November, he made headlines in Japan when he flew his unique jet-powered wingsuit above Mount Fuji nine times as part of a celebration of the mountain’s official designation as a World Heritage Site, BBC reported.

Terrafugia turns to crowdfunding site Wefunder

Article | Nov 07, 2013

In its quest to bring a roadable aircraft to production, Terrafugia turns to crowdsource funding website Wefunder.

Jetman over Mount Fuji

Article | Nov 06, 2013

Swiss pilot Yves Rossy, better known as Jetman, looped and rolled over one of the world’s most famous mountains Nov. 6.