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Powerful storm hits Oshkosh in advance of AirVenture

Slideshow | Jul 18, 2015

Mother Nature rocked its wings on arrival at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, early July 18. A storm blew through the fly-in grounds at Wittman Regional Airport, catching campers off guard.

Inspiration nation

Article | Jun 16, 2015

The airplane remains a potent tool for sparking inspiration, and AOPA is offering new support to the growing movement to bring aeronautics into high school classrooms.

Pilot Briefing: You can fly sweepstakes

Pilot Magazine | Jun 09, 2015

With the help of Sun ’n Fun volunteers and AOPA staff, the Reimagined 152 started on its way promptly at the end of the show.

11-year-old launches business to fund Embry-Riddle dream

Article | May 13, 2015

Trevor Simoneau is a kid with a plan. The 11-year-old aspiring pilot wants to attend Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and launched a business selling custom-printed T-shirts to pay for fuel for flight training.

Homecoming Fly-In, Frederick, Maryland

Pilot Magazine | May 12, 2015

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

Briefing: Reimagined 152 sparks memories

Pilot Magazine | May 11, 2015

The little yellow airplanes in front of AOPA’s big yellow tent at Sun ’n Fun were a shiny reminder of the well-worn aircraft they used for training years ago.

‘Like you’re flying a Thunderbirds solo act’

Article | Apr 30, 2015

With a single seat, an 18-foot wingspan, a stall speed of less than 60 mph, and a top speed of close to 300 mph, the SubSonex JSX-2 challenges one’s expectations of how a jet aircraft should look and act.

Coming to America

Article | Apr 28, 2015

For the first time in American skies, the Breitling Jet Team brought its unique brand of airshow performance to the Sun 'n Fun International Fly-In and Expo—and spectators were left breathless.

Baker talks GA issues over ice cream

Article | Apr 27, 2015

Protecting airports, growing the pilot community, and making aircraft accessible were among the topics AOPA President Mark Baker emphasized in a Pilot Town Hall and ice cream social at the Sun ‘n Fun International Fly-In and Expo April 25.

‘You have your own path’

Article | Apr 25, 2015

Ask questions, work hard, keep learning, and be yourself: These were among the pieces of advice offered by a panel of prominent women in general aviation at a Women in Aviation, International luncheon April 24.