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Texas storms scrub Ladies Love Taildraggers, Bluebonnet fly-ins

The Ladies Love Taildraggers Fly-In that had been scheduled May 28 through 30 has been canceled in light of storms and floods that have pummeled Texas.

May 27, 2015

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Pilot wins water wings

Arizona flight instructor (and newly hired airline pilot) Blake Godfrey won the King Schools Alaska Seaplane Rating Sweepstakes.

May 22, 2015

News release

GA GROUPS ASK CONGRESS TO PRESERVE FLIGHT TRAINING FOR VETERANS

GA GROUPS ASK CONGRESS TO PRESERVE FLIGHT TRAINING FOR VETERANS

May 19, 2015
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Veterans

News release

GA GROUPS ASK CONGRESS TO PRESERVE FLIGHT TRAINING FOR VETERANS

GA GROUPS ASK CONGRESS TO PRESERVE FLIGHT TRAINING FOR VETERANS

May 19, 2015

Advocacy

Groups ask Congress to protect veterans' flight training

Seven general aviation associations, including AOPA, have sent a joint letter asking Congress to stop legislation that would curtail funding for flight training for veterans.

May 19, 2015 | comments

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North Carolina technical college to launch aviation program

Asheville-Buncombe Technical College in North Carolina is launchinga two-year associate's degree that will enable students to obtain a restricted airline transport pilot certificate.

May 13, 2015
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Diversity

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Mission fulfills final wish

Geraldine “Jerrie” Mock, the first woman to circumnavigate the world solo, had her final wish carried out by friends flying in formation to scatter her ashes.

May 06, 2015

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New lease for LAX landmark

A restaurant with a view of Los Angeles International Airport built as a tribute to aviation heroes is poised to land a new lease.

Jan 20, 2015 | comments

Pilot Magazine

‘Glider Bob’: Robert B. Saunders

Anyone who has ever been around Stemme motorgliders will remember its most colorful and enthusiastic demonstration pilot, Robert B. Saunders.

Oct 02, 2014
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Women

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Texas storms scrub Ladies Love Taildraggers, Bluebonnet fly-ins

The Ladies Love Taildraggers Fly-In that had been scheduled May 28 through 30 has been canceled in light of storms and floods that have pummeled Texas.

May 27, 2015

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Mission fulfills final wish

Geraldine “Jerrie” Mock, the first woman to circumnavigate the world solo, had her final wish carried out by friends flying in formation to scatter her ashes.

May 06, 2015

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‘You have your own path’

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.

Apr 25, 2015
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Physically Challenged

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Able Flight announces 2015 scholarship recipients

Seven individuals with disabilities will earn pilot certificates or receive advanced training in 2015 thanks to Able Flight’s scholarship program.

Mar 13, 2015

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California flight school to host Silver Eagles day

San Carlos Flight Center will host a Silver Eagles Celebration on Feb. 7 at San Carlos Airport in the San Francisco Bay area of California.

Jan 16, 2015

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Inspired to serve others

Giving an injured U.S. Marine a taste of the freedom of flight set a Mississippi pilot on a course to do much more.

Nov 24, 2014 | comments
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Celebrity

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Bonhomme wins Japan

British pilot Paul Bonhomme remains unbeaten in the 2015 Red Bull Air Race World Championship, while Americans Michael Goulian and Kirby Chambliss improved in Japan.

May 18, 2015

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Writing it forward (in reverse)

The pilot who wrote messages of love and hope over New Orleans moved many hearts while carrying forward a tradition nearly as old as airplanes.

May 14, 2015

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Airplane dreams in action

Friends of AOPA old and new had plenty to see and do at Sun 'n Fun, and plenty to marvel at and dream about.

Apr 24, 2015
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