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Adrenaline insider

Red Bull celebrates National Aviation Day with the first in a series of profiles of the Red Bull Air Force extreme athletes.

Aug 19, 2014

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Brits dominate Ascot

British pilots thrilled their home crowd and tightened up the Red Bull Air Race World Championship Aug. 17 in Ascot, United Kingdom.

Aug 18, 2014

Aircraft Maintenance

How to handle aircraft maintenance when traveling

Having to deal with any form of aircraft maintenance when you're far from home isn't fun. Your resources are limited, you don't necessarily know the local fixed-base operator, and your options may be very limited. When you're away from home, it's in your best interest to become your own maintenance manager and advocate.

Aug 18, 2014
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U.S. Travel

Aircraft Maintenance

How to handle aircraft maintenance when traveling

Having to deal with any form of aircraft maintenance when you're far from home isn't fun. Your resources are limited, you don't necessarily know the local fixed-base operator, and your options may be very limited. When you're away from home, it's in your best interest to become your own maintenance manager and advocate.

Aug 18, 2014

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Pilot Getaways: Coeur d'Alene, Idaho

Coeur d’Alene is a premier resort destination of the inland Northwest. Surrounded by pine-carpeted mountains, Coeur d’Alene Lake has been called one of the five most beautiful lakes in the world by National Geographic. Consider visiting on your way to the AOPA Fly-In in Spokane, Washington, on Aug. 16.

Aug 13, 2014 | comments

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Georgia pilot wins travel package to AirVenture

A Georgia pilot was attending EAA AirVenture after winning a travel package in an aviation headset manufacturer’s random drawing.

Jul 31, 2014
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International Travel

Advocacy

AOPA leads effort to improve border crossings

AOPA has been working with government officials and other pilot groups in Canada and the United States to simplify border crossings for international GA flights.

Aug 07, 2014 | comments

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The Red Bull’s Hangar-7 museum

Red Bull’s modern Hangar-7 museum in Salzburg, Austria, showcases classic aircraft.

Jul 30, 2014

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Under fire

A small corps of pilots patrols protected land in Kenya, facing an increasing threat from poachers as inclined to shoot aircraft as elephants.

Jul 23, 2014 | comments
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Alaska

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Successful in Spokane

“I want to spend every day here!” cried a small boy as the fourth 2014 AOPA Regional Fly-In in Spokane, Washington, came to a close at Felts Field Aug. 16.

Aug 17, 2014 | comments

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Pilot Getaways: Priest Lake, Idaho

The murmur of a breeze in the evergreens sings a soft harmony to the deep blue of a brightening sky—it’s morning in the Idaho mountains. In Priest Lake, Idaho, the choices of fun and relaxation, from water-skiing to huckleberry picking, are nearly limitless. Explore the area during your visit to AOPA’s Spokane Fly-In.

Aug 04, 2014

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Pilot flies Citabria to Oshkosh for Wounded Warriors

After six days; flying 5,600 miles at 85 knots in a Citabria from Fairbanks, Alaska, to Oshkosh, Wisconsin; camping out at airports along the way; and eating Mountain House dried food, 21-year-old Alex Mumley-Dupuis said he was ready for a good meal upon arrival at EAA AirVenture.

Aug 01, 2014
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Bahamas

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Club Spotlight

Octopus Flying Club expands from Maryland to Florida.

Jul 18, 2014

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Bahamas Pilot Challenge winners announced

PilotMall.com announces the winners of the 2013 Bahamas Pilot Challenge.

Mar 14, 2014

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Pilots invited to help with humanitarian project in Bahamas

Bahamas Habitat is gathering pilots to fly to the islands Feb. 20 through 23 to work with Bahamas Methodist Habitat on projects ranging from putting up drywall in a medical center to painting the Zion Children’s Home.

Feb 05, 2014
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Canada

Advocacy

AOPA leads effort to improve border crossings

AOPA has been working with government officials and other pilot groups in Canada and the United States to simplify border crossings for international GA flights.

Aug 07, 2014 | comments

Article

Pilot flies Citabria to Oshkosh for Wounded Warriors

After six days; flying 5,600 miles at 85 knots in a Citabria from Fairbanks, Alaska, to Oshkosh, Wisconsin; camping out at airports along the way; and eating Mountain House dried food, 21-year-old Alex Mumley-Dupuis said he was ready for a good meal upon arrival at EAA AirVenture.

Aug 01, 2014

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Answers for Pilots: Canada, our Northern Neighbor

Flying to Canada from the United States

Jun 11, 2014
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Mexico

Advocacy

AOPA leads effort to improve border crossings

AOPA has been working with government officials and other pilot groups in Canada and the United States to simplify border crossings for international GA flights.

Aug 07, 2014 | comments

Article

Father, son fly 'ultimate cross country'

At some point, Rodney Bowers recalled, “somebody called it ‘the ultimate cross-country’” and the name stuck.

Jul 10, 2014 | comments

Advocacy

NM legislature mulls aviation maintenance tax exemption bill

Pilots would get a break on the gross receipts tax in New Mexico under pending legislation.

Feb 12, 2014
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