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Werth loses engine

Veteran airshow performer Billy Werth teaches students to consider roads in case of emergency. On Aug. 10, he took his own advice.

Aug 20, 2014

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'Rod Machado's How to Fly an Airplane Handbook' launches

Respected author and aviation funny man Rod Machado has written a new book he hopes will get you back to basics.

Aug 19, 2014

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Adrenaline insider

Red Bull celebrates National Aviation Day with the first in a series of profiles of the Red Bull Air Force extreme athletes.

Aug 19, 2014
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Veterans

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Pilot flies Citabria to Oshkosh for Wounded Warriors

After six days; flying 5,600 miles at 85 knots in a Citabria from Fairbanks, Alaska, to Oshkosh, Wisconsin; camping out at airports along the way; and eating Mountain House dried food, 21-year-old Alex Mumley-Dupuis said he was ready for a good meal upon arrival at EAA AirVenture.

Aug 01, 2014

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First production Icon A5 makes a splash at AirVenture

The first production Icon A5 amphibious light sport aircraft made a big splash at a company event that kicked off the EAA AirVenture show on July 27.

Jul 28, 2014

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Trojan Horsemen to perform at Indy Fly-In

The Trojan Horsemen flight demonstration team, based in Cincinnati, Ohio, will delight attendees at AOPA’s Indianapolis Fly-In May 31.

May 29, 2014
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Diversity

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Meet AOPA AV8R, Ty'Niyah Harris

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.

Jul 24, 2014

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Church aviation ministry offers education, careers

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

Jul 22, 2014

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Group turns to GA to help disadvantaged youth

East Bay Aviators, a nonprofit organization based at Hayward Executive Airport in California, is hoping to reach out to African-American inner-city youths to teach them how to fly.

May 12, 2014
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Women

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Foundation Focus: Fighting for airports

How important is the local airport to you?

Aug 05, 2014

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Pilot to use L-139 to draw girls to aviation

When Dianna Stanger hops out of her new L-139 prototype fighter on the flight line at airshows and fly-ins among the other warbirds, she hopes girls and young women will become inspired to enter aviation as a hobby or career.

Aug 01, 2014

Pilot Magazine

Letters: Traffic dead ahead?

Tom Haines’ ‘Waypoints’ column on the ADS-B debate received a lot of response from members who, like the author, see its promise.

Jul 31, 2014
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Physically Challenged

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Able Flight celebrates new sport pilots

After earning their wings to become sport pilots, six pilots in Able Flight’s training program were honored July 29 at EAA AirVenture.

Jul 29, 2014

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2014 Citation Special Olympics Airlift - DE

AOPA Live's Paul Harrop takes you on an inspiring flight. The Citation Special Olympics Airlift brings together dozens of jets to transport athletes to the Special Olympics USA Games. AOPA transported one of the West Virginia teams.

Jul 03, 2014

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FBI: $10,000 bounty for laser-pointing perps

After a temporarily blinding green laser flashed into the cockpit of a Robinson R22 on a training flight at North Carolina’s Cape Fear Regional Jetport on May 6, the CFI and student helped police track down the person shining the laser. Now, the FBI is offering to reward those who provide information on laser incidents that lead to the arrest of such individuals.

Jun 04, 2014 | comments
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Celebrity

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Werth loses engine

Veteran airshow performer Billy Werth teaches students to consider roads in case of emergency. On Aug. 10, he took his own advice.

Aug 20, 2014

Article

'Rod Machado's How to Fly an Airplane Handbook' launches

Respected author and aviation funny man Rod Machado has written a new book he hopes will get you back to basics.

Aug 19, 2014

Article

Adrenaline insider

Red Bull celebrates National Aviation Day with the first in a series of profiles of the Red Bull Air Force extreme athletes.

Aug 19, 2014
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