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Surfing for good gas

Pilot Magazine | Oct 07, 2015

JetFuelX has begun a free Web- and app-based service for quickly determining comparative jet fuel prices.

Automating aviation

Article | Oct 07, 2015

The skilled aviator's mind will remain the primary safety device on aircraft for years to come.

Area forecasts to be discontinued during 2016

Advocacy | Oct 06, 2015

A government-industry working group that included the AOPA Foundation recommended that the area forecast (FA) be transitioned to more modern digital and graphical forecasts.

Fly Like a Fighter: Chemical warfare

Fly like a fighter | Oct 05, 2015

Training flights using the chemical warfare or gas mask proved painfully uncomfortable for one Air Force fighter pilot whose forehead looked like someone had hit him with a two-by-four after wearing it.

NORAD Intercept

Video | Oct 02, 2015

We experience what it's like to get intercepted by F-16s. Learn how to handle getting intercepted and where to find TFR information.

Spin Training

Video | Oct 02, 2015

Experience spin training with instructor Catherine Cavagnaro. Cavagnaro, a spin training expert, will speak at AOPA’s Tullahoma Regional Fly-In Oct. 10.

AOPA Flight Training Scholarship Winners

Video | Oct 02, 2015

Twenty-four individuals have been selected as winners of the 2015 AOPA Flight Training Scholarships, a program designed to help aviation trainees of all ages earn a pilot certificate.

New effort launches to cut TFR violations

Advocacy | Sep 29, 2015

AOPA is working with the military, government agencies, and flight planning service providers to help general aviation pilots avoid violating temporary flight restrictions.

Spin out

Article | Sep 29, 2015

Catherine Cavagnaro understands why many pilots are hesitant to try spin training. Her goal is to impress upon them that with proper knowledge and proper altitude, spins are "fun up high, but deadly down below."