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Oil platform helo hazard

Article | Sep 03, 2014

Citing two accidents likely involving methane-induced power loss, the NTSB is urging regulators to protect offshore helicopter operators.

Taildraggers to jet fighters, return to GA roots

Article | Sep 03, 2014

School was out, and he hadn’t made the cut for the Pony League baseball team. So in the summer of 1954, Dean Stickell started riding his bicycle to Frederick Municipal Airport in Maryland.

Record setter gets second chance at pilot certificate

Article | Sep 03, 2014

A double heart valve replacement kept Rachel Carter—who at 9 years old had set the unofficial record for youngest pilot of a transcontinental flight—from earning her private pilot certificate after her medical certificate was denied. Many years later, she received her medical and is able to resume her quest for a private pilot certificate.

AOPA hosts helicopter event

Article | Sep 02, 2014

AOPA hosted the recent East Coast Helicopter Operations conference..

Pilot lost at sea

Article | Sep 02, 2014

Ronald Hutchinson was last heard from over Pennsylvania at about 13,000 feet, and may have succumbed to hypoxia.

Chicago steakhouse features vintage aviation photos

Article | Aug 29, 2014

A new steakhouse on Chicago’s North Shore is decorated with more than 200 vintage aviation photographs.

Education, social events planned for ‘Flying’ Aviation Expo

Article | Aug 27, 2014

The Flying Aviation Expo will offer something for everyone at its inaugural event in Palm Springs, California.

50 years later, pilot re-creates first solo flight

Article | Aug 25, 2014

A South Carolina pilot celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of his first solo flight by re-enacting it.

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Werth loses engine

Article | Aug 20, 2014

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

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

Article | Aug 19, 2014

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