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Former Cessna chair, Tuskegee CFI to join hall of fame

Article | Dec 19, 2012

A former Cessna chairman who used money from air racing prizes to meet payroll during the Depression is among the inductees to the National Aviation Hall of Fame, the board of trustees announced Dec. 17.

Wright factory to be preserved

Article | Dec 11, 2012

The original factory where the Wright brothers built their first mass-produced aircraft was at risk in 2008 when the then-occupant, a car parts factory, closed. The factory could be part of the Dayton historical tour in a couple of years.

Jet in a Box

Pilot Magazine | Dec 01, 2012

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), a not-for-profit individual membership association, effectively serves the interests and needs of its members as aircraft owners and pilots, and establishes, maintains, and articulates positions of leadership to promote the economy, safety, and popularity of flight in aircraft.

Never Again: Music in the night

Pilot Magazine | Dec 01, 2012

What is the engine telling you?

Pilot Briefing

Pilot Magazine | Dec 01, 2012

An aerial perspective The art of Michael Collier By Dave Hirschman Seeing impressive vistas from the air is a fringe benefit of general aviation flying for most pilots. But for Michael Collier—a geologist, author, physician, photographer, and Cessna 180 owner and pilot—that aerial perspective is the reason he flies.

Answers for Pilots: Ah, the Islands!

Article | Dec 01, 2012

Winter escape! Island Retreat! Glorious vacation! I'm referring to the islands of the Bahamas - a popular aviation destination, and it's easier to fly there to than you may realize. Not sure what's involved in flying across the border? Here's a rundown of the requirements for a general aviation flight from the United States to the Bahamas.

Hawker 400XPR: Back on track after delay

Pilot Magazine | Nov 01, 2012

Midnight oil is burning at Sierra Industries.

Phenom 100 Four Years On

Pilot Magazine | Nov 01, 2012

Embraer's entry level jet gets its report card.


Pilot Magazine | Nov 01, 2012

AOPA Foundation President Bruce Landsberg detailed the 2003 crash of a Cirrus SR22 in night IMC. His opinion? The pilot in command is the final authority.

Wx Watch: Deadly droplets

Pilot Magazine | Nov 01, 2012

Discovering large-droplet icing--the hard way.

President's Position: Looking West

Pilot Magazine | Nov 01, 2012

Fully committed to building the pilot community .

Debonair debut

Pilot Magazine | Nov 01, 2012

AOPA fires up The Debonair Sweepstakes project

Legacy 500 poised for first flight

Article | Oct 10, 2012

As the overall business jet market faces an upcoming decade of "slow growth" or "continued crisis," Embraer Executive Jets is taking aim at new segments of the market, preparing for the first flight of its Legacy 500 midsize business jet this quarter.