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Article | Nov 20, 2014
Over the past several weeks, the Air Safety Institute has observed a cluster of general aviation accidents occurring in close succession. The Air Safety Institute recommends that GA pilots conduct a pre-holiday safety pause and risk review. See these safety steps to take before your next flight.
Article | Nov 19, 2014
Continental Motors' Zulu Flight Training has opened an international facility in Geneva, Switzerland.
Article | Nov 18, 2014
Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology recently celebrated the completion of a nearly $40 million renovation and sound abatement project and installed the college’s first female president.
Article | Nov 15, 2014
On October 10, Lou Fausak posted on the AOPA Flying Club Facebook Page the following question: “How difficult are you folks finding it to get full time flight instructors? We have a terrible time even with the best pay scale (and SALARY) in Texas.” His club is in Dallas and Fort Worth. His question generated a range responses including comments on the need for instructors, whether benefits are included, as well as locations that may be hiring next summer.
Article | Nov 14, 2014
Especially in northern regions, ‘tis the season when ficons—a notam contraction that translates to" field conditions"—should become a routine preflight item to check.
Advocacy | Nov 12, 2014
Two FAA and industry working groups issued a combined report offering 29 safety enhancements that could reduce general aviation loss-of-control accidents.
Pilot Magazine | Nov 12, 2014
Your “Reimagined” AOPA 2015 Sweepstakes 152 is just like all the 30-something trainers you’ve ever flown—and it’s nothing like them.
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IFR Fix | Nov 10, 2014
You have your clearance, have made the “go” decision, and are taxiing toward the active runway. Gusty winds and rain are making this a more demanding task than usual; if anything unexpected comes up such as a last-minute routing change or an anomalous indication on the panel, will you be able to sort everything out without error?
Article | Nov 07, 2014
Use your know-how to make aeronautical decisions that assure that the flight’s successful outcome “is never in doubt.”
Pilot Magazine | Nov 06, 2014
Memories rushed back to members when they read of our 2015 sweepstakes aircraft, a Reimagined Cessna 152, and many shared their recollections with us.