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Meet AOPA AV8R, Ty'Niyah Harris

Article | Jul 24, 2014

Ty’Niyah Harris’ original plans were to become a marine biologist. But a trip to the Great Barrier Reef in Australia to learn about marine biology ultimately helped her find her passion in aviation.

Building in memory

Article | Jul 24, 2014

Two nonprofit organizations dedicated to aviation education have opened a shop in Riverside, California, where kids will build and restore aircraft.

Disney’s 'Planes' at AOPA tent

Article | Jul 23, 2014

Kids attending EAA AirVenture can join crop duster/air racer/firefighter Dusty Crophopper from Disney's "Planes: Fire and Rescue" for activities on the AOPA campus.

Church aviation ministry offers education, careers

Article | Jul 22, 2014

A Maryland church is using its aviation ministry to teach youth and forge career paths.

Life-changing flights

Article | Jul 17, 2014

Challenge Air has given hundreds of children with special needs a brief flight in a general aviation aircraft with lasting benefits.

Portable flight simulator rolls into schools

Article | Jul 14, 2014

A portable turnkey flight simulator designed for classroom use is showing students how much fun flying can be.

Cutting shirttails, passing it on

Article | Jun 19, 2014

Zac Davis’ tattered shirttail June 13 marked a milestone for the student pilot as well as for the program that helped him reach it.

Colorado pilot earns spot in French air race

Article | Jun 18, 2014

A trilingual pilot from Colorado who recently became a flight instructor will soon travel to France to fly in the Tour Aérien Des Jeunes Pilotes.

‘Got some lift?’

Article | Jun 12, 2014

John Morrical wasted no time asking the burning question of the day on a recent Sunday morning. “We got some lift?” he asked as soon as he walked in the door of the Central Indiana Soaring Society’s clubhouse at Alexandria Airport June 1.

Flight schools to host AeroCamps

Article | Jun 09, 2014

Flight schools around the nation will host summer day camps to allow young people to explore aviation and aerospace.