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AirCam river run

Pilot Magazine | Nov 01, 2012

Following the Mississippi low and slow.

Veteran flies veteran on milestone mission

Article | Aug 23, 2012

Don Catalano says the best days of his life are when he gets the chance to transport wounded warriors and other patients in his Piper Meridian as a volunteer pilot for Patient Airlift Services.

Become an ambassador for GA

Advocacy | Apr 26, 2012

Pilots can help promote general aviation and serve their communities by creating charitable events at airports, or adding a charitable element to an existing aviation event. Here are tips for creating a charitable event or helping an existing cause.

Flying history

Article | Apr 16, 2012

A five-ship formation of North American B-25 Mitchells depart in rapid succession, joining up over Grimes Field in Urbana, Ohio, for a mission to bring attention to another mission, one that launched 70 years ago from the USS Hornet on April 18, 1942--the Doolittle Tokyo Raid.

Foundation Focus

Pilot Magazine | Apr 01, 2012

Now and again, we all need to update our image. Why? If you’re old enough to remember the 1970s, you probably know the answer.

Cessna employees raise $25,000 for injured vets

Article | Mar 28, 2012

You may have seen pictures since late in 2011 of a patriotically decorated Citation Mustang that Cessna Aircraft Co. donated to the Veterans Airlift Command. Its purpose is to bring together injured veterans with their families.

Nebraska airport zoning measure nears vote

Advocacy | Jan 26, 2012

AOPA is urging members of the Nebraska state Senate to back a pending bill that would enhance aviation safety and promote commonsense land development around airports.

Back to the Future

Article | Feb 01, 2011

In a major victory for veterans and the general aviation community, Congress voted overwhelmingly in December to enhance the GI Bill of Rights by including new flight and vocational training benefits. The move is a golden opportunity to increase the number of GA pilots and A-and-P mechanics in the future - both vitally important goals for general aviation and AOPA.