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A path worth taking

Article | Dec 01, 2010

“Every cloud has a silver lining” sounds like a bad cliché in today’s troubled economy. But the atmosphere for deal making has never been better.

AOPA Aviation Summit

Article | Nov 01, 2010

Thursday, NOVEMBER 11 Fly Well session FREE 8 a.m.—8:45 a.m. Exhibit Hall and Airportfest Hours 9 a.m.

Waypoints

Article | Nov 01, 2010

Plowing southwestward into a slight headwind, carving a path through the steaming August air, my mind drifted back nearly a decade to a similar mission. Except then it was a crisp and clear January day with a tailwind as we headed northeast.

AOPA Aviation Summit

Article | Oct 01, 2010

Thursday, NOVEMBER 11 Fly Well session FREE 8 a.m.—8:45 a.m. Exhibit Hall and Airportfest Hours 9 a.m.

Waypoints

Article | Oct 01, 2010

From 1,000 feet above, I watched the Cessna 182 line up for Meadow Creek’s Runway 35—the brilliant white wings a stark contrast to the dark green forest surrounding the grass strip. Minutes later we touched down on the same turf in an equally pristine Cessna 180.

Waypoints: Why your next engine may be a turboprop

Pilot Magazine | Sep 01, 2010

Dateline: 1990—Citing the product liability crisis in aviation and related dearth of piston-aircraft manufacturing, aircraft manufacturers consol- idate product lines and focus on the more lucrative business jet market. Turboprops, despite the recent success of the Cessna Caravan, are projected to be the next market segment eviscerated.

This November, there’s only one place to land: AOPA Summit

Pilot Magazine | Aug 01, 2010

AOPA Aviation Summit—The premier source for education on proficiency, safety, technology, and affordable flying Attend AOPA Aviation Summit and participate in all new, interactive forums led by an exciting group of aviation experts Airport Activism—Simple Steps to Save Your Airport: AOPA Airports Team AOPA and the Art of Aviation Photography: Mike Fizer—Senior Photographer, AOPA and Chris Rose— Photographer, AOPA Aviation Humor: Rod Machado—Flight Instructor, Author and Aviation Humorist Buying Your First Airplane: Tom Haines—Editor in Chief, AOPA California Fog-In: Thomas A. Horne—Editor at Large, AOPA Pilot magazine Cockpit Courage: Captain Jim Tucker Commercializing Space: Dick Rutan Ditching and Water Survival: Doug Ritter—Chairman, Equipped to Survive Foundation Engine Failure After Takeoff: Barry Schiff—Aviation Author, AOPA Pilot magazine columnist FAR Refresher: John Yodice—AOPA General Counsel, Law Offices of Yodice Associates Fast Track to Your Pilot Certificate: Doug Stewart—Chairman, Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) Flying for a Living: Strategies for Getting Hired: Ian Twombly—Deputy Editor, AOPA, Flight Training magazine Flying to Alaska: Tom George—Alaska Regional Representative, AOPA Flying to Mexico—What Pilots Need to Know: Rick Gardner—Director of Aviation Services, Caribbean Sky Tour The Future of Aircraft Ownership: Dave Hirschman—Senior Editor, AOPA How to Pass Any Checkride: Jason Blair—Executive Director, National Association of Flight Instructors (NAFI) Keep Young and Fly Forever: Janet Lapp—Flight Instructor, Psychologist, Author, Motivational Humorist The Kings on Avoiding Unwanted Adventure: John and Martha King, King Schools Luck Comes to the One Most Prepared: Sean D.

Answers for Pilots: Ownership Options

Article | May 01, 2010

Longer days and warmer weather provide welcome opportunities for more flying after work and on the weekends. Perhaps you’ve taken a couple of flights in the past month, and went to schedule a few more only to find the rental aircraft at the FBO booked for the next couple of weeks. Wouldn’t it be great to have an airplane at your disposal whenever you had some time to fly?

Member Guide

Article | Feb 01, 2010

AOPA WorldPoints As an AOPA WorldPoints credit card holder for seven years, Kenneth Watson of Deltona, Florida, is one of several AOPA members rewarded for acquiring and using the card, including double point earnings at aviation merchants and FBOs. “I use it almost every day, along with my wife who uses it also for buying anything from groceries to gas for our cars to aviation-related items, and it goes on from there,” said Watson, adding that he purchased his trip to the November 2009 AOPA Aviation Summit in Tampa using the AOPA WorldPoints credit card.

What's in a name?

Pilot Magazine | Jan 01, 2010

Some awful names have been affixed to vehicles meant to roll or soar: Nimrod (BAe), Probe (Ford), Lancer (Rockwell B–1/Mitsubishi), Cimarron (Cadillac), Swinger (Dodge), Hummer, and Airacobra (Bell) are a few that raise an eyebrow. And mention the name Fighting Falcon to a member of an F–16 squadron and you’ll be buying the first round that evening.