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Safety at Santa Monica

Article | Oct 30, 2013

Senior AOPA staff fielded questions and presented evidence that should reassure Santa Monica Municipal Airport neighborhood residents during an Oct. 24 safety seminar.

Dassault intros the Falcon 5X

Article | Oct 22, 2013

Dassault Falcon Jet introduced its new Falcon 5X, an all-new design that promises to redefine the super-mid-sized category.

Embraer announces upgrades, design changes

Article | Oct 21, 2013

Embraer today revealed several big changes now in the works for its line of executive jets.

IFR Fix: ‘The runway seemed very close’

IFR Fix | Oct 21, 2013

The crew credited their awareness of contrary indications to their company's policy of backing up all approaches with available navaids, which is a good practice for any pilot.

SAM LS: Flying the mini T-28

Article | Oct 17, 2013

Reminiscent of a Yak 52, or North American T-28 Trojan and T-6, the SAM LS light sport aircraft is the warbird of the LSA market.

Aviation starts at airports, Baker says

Article | Oct 16, 2013

AOPA Airport Support Network volunteers met with AOPA President Mark Baker Oct. 12 during AOPA Aviation Summit in Fort Worth, Texas, to discuss airport issues.

Five aviation apps seen in the AOPA Summit exhibit hall

Article | Oct 10, 2013

Five app developers made their pitches to attendees at AOPA Aviation Summit.

Training Tip: Stop or swap?

Article | Oct 04, 2013

Your trainer is out for unscheduled maintenance. Should you stop, or swap? (Hint: keep flying!)

License to Learn: Having a clue or two

Pilot Magazine | Oct 01, 2013

If you know what to look for, there’s something deeply satisfying about watching a runway’s geometry grow proportionally in your windscreen.

Dogfight: Tower or no tower

Pilot Magazine | Oct 01, 2013

Uh, oh. Senior Editor Dave Hirschman takes on his boss—Editor in Chief Tom Haines—in this discussion on which is the better airstrip: one with an air traffic control tower or one without.

Epic LT: Seeing is believing

Pilot Magazine | Oct 01, 2013

The Epic LT’s sleek looks aren’t deceiving. The six-seat, 1,200-horsepower kitbuilt speedster is all about going fast and far.

Proficient Pilot: Speak up!

Pilot Magazine | Oct 01, 2013

On December 28, 1978, United Airlines Flight 173, a McDonnell Douglas DC–8-61 with 189 souls on board, was approaching Oregon’s Portland International Airport.

Quest delivers Kodiak milestone

Article | Sep 25, 2013

It took just over six years for Quest Aircraft to sell 100 Kodiaks, an airplane that's gaining a foothold worldwide in the market for backcountry beasts that sport a sophisticated side.

Training Tip: The blindfold test

Article | Sep 25, 2013

Without taking a peek at your trainer's panel, can you picture where the knobs, handles, and switches are located?

Training Tip: One small step

Article | Sep 23, 2013

Remember how strange it seemed to learn that an aircraft is steered on the ground with foot pedals, and the throttle is worked by hand?

Swept-blades for C90 family

Article | Sep 23, 2013

A swept-blade propeller developed by Hartzell and Raisbeck will be available for King Air C90 models beginning in January.

Triple Tree Fly-In: ‘Where airplanes happen to show up’

Article | Sep 12, 2013

More than 800 aircraft, their pilots, and passengers joined the festivities Sept. 4 through 8 at the Triple Tree Fly-In, which founder Pat Hartness calls an "event for people, where airplanes happen to show up."

Question of the Month

Article | Sep 06, 2013

Various opinions from club members about currency requirements.

Training Tip: What's the call?

Article | Sep 02, 2013

If you fly regularly from a tower-controlled airport, especially during busy periods, scenarios like this will soon become familiar.

Going electronic with logbooks

Article | Aug 30, 2013

These five apps have been designed to handle logbook entries electronically.

Could apps lower your fuel bill?

Article | Aug 23, 2013

With the price of fuel continuing to rise, pilots need all the help they can get in managing their fuel costs. These five apps claim they can help.

Training Tip: Pounce on the pitch

Article | Aug 23, 2013

Identify this scenario: The aircraft is close to the ground with the power increasing and configuration changing; the pilot is applying strong forward pressure to the control yoke.