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AOPA Fly-In Procedures: Beaufort, NC

Video | Apr 28, 2016

Procedures for the AOPA Fly-In event at Beaufort, NC. To download the Pilot Information Packet, go to:

Aircraft Spotlight

Article | Apr 26, 2016

the Cessna 150 is an attractive aircraft to either start a flying club or add to your fleet. The 150 has been used to teach pilots to fly for decades and is still going strong. It is durable, simple to fly, and inexpensive to operate.


Article | Apr 25, 2016

Now you and your flying club members can learn even more about several different aspects of weather by viewing the Air Safety Institute's eight-part Weather Wise video series, funded by NOAA's National Weather Service.

Dollars for drone safety

Article | Apr 13, 2016

AirMap, the Santa Monica, California, firm founded by pilot Ben Marcus, has raised $15 million to support safe integration of drones.

Training Tip: Lessons from a master

Article | Apr 11, 2016

Although the accident happened so fast his response seemed automatic, the pilot's reaction was based on two decisions made long in advance.

Redbird is 'Winging It'

Article | Apr 07, 2016

Simulator maker Redbird is traveling the country showing pilots the many ways they can learn and interact with simulators.

Fly like a fighter: 'He'll fly right by'

Fly like a fighter | Apr 05, 2016

The practices fighter pilots employ in dogfights can help keep you safe in the traffic pattern. Retired U.S. Air Force fighter pilot Larry Brown explains.

FAA hosts GA Safety Summit

Advocacy | Apr 01, 2016

AOPA emphasized the role of innovation, technology, and regulatory reform in improving safety during the FAA's General Aviation Safety Summit.

Fly like a fighter: Night IMC tanker

Fly like a fighter | Mar 09, 2016

If you ever need to fly a really smooth, stable, and precise aircraft, imagine that you are flying at night, in the weather, with three aircraft in close formation on your wing.

Cirrus save ends with a hug

Article | Mar 08, 2016

A pilot and his teenage daughter walked away (briskly) with barely a scratch after their Cirrus SR22 lost power over Long Island.