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Casting begins for 'Air Fare America'

Television show Air Fare America has opened a casting call for a pilot, a chef, and a picker/hangar rat.

Sep 11, 2014

Advocacy

Bettles Airport lighting system crucial for pilots

AOPA is opposing an FAA proposal to decommission Bettles Airport’s approach lighting system because such a move could negatively impact IFR operations at the airport.

Sep 10, 2014

Article

Triple Tree magic

A cannon fires after Pat Derrick makes a low pass over the grass strip in a Vultee BT-13 Valiant. Derrick is the unofficial alarm clock for hundreds of pilots, their family and friends, camping under the wings of their aircraft at the 400-plus acre Triple Tree Aerodrome in Woodruff, South Carolina.

Sep 09, 2014 | comments
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U.S. Travel

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Triple Tree magic

A cannon fires after Pat Derrick makes a low pass over the grass strip in a Vultee BT-13 Valiant. Derrick is the unofficial alarm clock for hundreds of pilots, their family and friends, camping under the wings of their aircraft at the 400-plus acre Triple Tree Aerodrome in Woodruff, South Carolina.

Sep 09, 2014 | comments

Article

Catalina Island: Much more than a lunch stop

The most popular $100 hamburger stop for Southern California pilots is probably the Airport in the Sky on Santa Catalina Island. But most pilots simply leave after lunch and miss out on unique experiences available year-round. Consider spending time at the island while you are in the area for AOPA's Chino Fly-In Sept. 20.

Sep 08, 2014

Article

Texas turnabout

A single point now separates the top three pilots in the Red Bull Air Race World Championship, with two races left – including Las Vegas.

Sep 08, 2014
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International Travel

Article

Total immersion

“A lot of firsts” is how Kayla Graham describes participating in an air rally designed to promote France’s general aviation sector.

Aug 20, 2014

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

Video

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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Alaska

Advocacy

Bettles Airport lighting system crucial for pilots

AOPA is opposing an FAA proposal to decommission Bettles Airport’s approach lighting system because such a move could negatively impact IFR operations at the airport.

Sep 10, 2014

Article

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

Article

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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Bahamas

Pilot Magazine

Briefing: Take our Perfect Destinations quiz

The Bahamas and Cayman Islands are the ideal flying destinations for most AOPA staffers who tried the AOPA Perfect Destinations online quiz.

Sep 05, 2014

Article

Club Spotlight

Octopus Flying Club expands from Maryland to Florida.

Jul 18, 2014

Article

Bahamas Pilot Challenge winners announced

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

Mar 14, 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

Article

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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