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Arch wins Poland

Austrian Hannes Arch is well on his way to a Red Bull Air Race Championship following a victory in Gdynia, Poland, July 27.

Jul 28, 2014

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King Schools unveils Alaskan Aviation Adventure Sweepstakes

King Schools has opened entries for its annual Alaskan Aviation Adventure Sweepstakes.

Jul 28, 2014

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Living up to her name

Amelia Rose Earhart finally lived up to her name. In July, she symbolically completed the around-the-world flight of her namesake, Amelia Mary Earhart, who disappeared over the South Pacific on a similar flight in 1937.

Jul 24, 2014
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U.S. Travel

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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

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Florida landmark closing

Chalet Suzanne, a landmark restaurant with its own grass strip in Central Florida, will end an 83-year run Aug. 4.

Jul 08, 2014

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Food truck convoy

AOPA has lined up an array of menu options for those attending the third regional AOPA Fly-In in Plymouth, Massachusetts, July 12.

Jul 08, 2014
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International Travel

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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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Global weather data available

Baron Services, which provides the digital weather data delivered to many avionics systems and portable devices, is offering new data for world travelers.

Jul 21, 2014

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Colorado pilot earns spot in French air race

A trilingual pilot from Colorado who recently became a flight instructor will soon travel to France to fly in the Tour Aérien Des Jeunes Pilotes.

Jun 18, 2014
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Alaska

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King Schools unveils Alaskan Aviation Adventure Sweepstakes

King Schools has opened entries for its annual Alaskan Aviation Adventure Sweepstakes.

Jul 28, 2014

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FAA approves first commercial unmanned flights over land

The Puma AE, a hand-launched aircraft with a wingspan of nine feet, will survey Alaskan roads and infrastructure for energy corporation BP.

Jun 11, 2014

Advocacy

Key issues moving forward, Baker tells Alaska pilots

Critical issues for general aviation pilots in 2014 are moving forward on several fronts, said AOPA President Mark Baker in a visit to Alaska.

May 07, 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

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Answers for Pilots: Canada, our Northern Neighbor

Flying to Canada from the United States

Jun 11, 2014

Pilot Magazine

Safety pilot landmark accident: See and avoid?

See and avoid is the basis upon which visual flight rules (VFR) are based. It works much of the time, but it has significant limitations.

May 13, 2014

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'Pilot Getaways': Put-in-Bay, Take-out-Memories

Put-in-Bay, on South Bass Island in Lake Erie, is home to the nation’s third tallest monument, the world’s longest bar, and an adult spring-break-style party like no other. At sunset, this two-by-four-mile island just three miles off the Ohio mainland, the downtown strip of bars on Delaware Avenue transforms into a music thumpin’, bead throwin’, Mardi Gras party atmosphere.

May 06, 2014
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Mexico

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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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Coast to coast for animal rescue

A New York pilot's first animal rescue flight took him coast to coast and became a mission to deliver one dog to a new home.

Jan 27, 2014
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