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A 'life changing' mission

Article | Apr 14, 2016

Rep. Steve Pearce (R-N.M.) flew west around the world in a Mooney, on a mission to honor those who died in the Vietnam War.

Earthrounder pilot not allowed to land in US

Article | Apr 07, 2016

Michel Gordillo was on his way to Sun 'n Fun, where he planned to talk about his upcoming attempt to fly a Van's Aircraft RV-8 around the world via the Arctic and Antarctic poles, but the U.S. Department of Homeland Security officials wouldn't let him enter the country.

Virgin Galactic unveils 'Unity' spaceship

Article | Feb 24, 2016

Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic rolled out Virgin Spaceship Unity, a two-pilot, six-passenger spaceship designed to offer its occupants an unparalleled view of Earth from 62 miles above the planet.

A reason to fly

Article | Nov 10, 2015

In 2015 Ed Loxterkamp had a lot of explaining to do. He needed to explain to his wife why flying to every AOPA Regional Fly-In was so important. He told her: "Mark Baker made me do it."

Gyroplane tours US, sets records

Article | Nov 02, 2015

Two pilots in a gyroplane flew from Dallas to Los Angeles to New York and back to Dallas, setting records in the process.

Multiple sclerosis flight to tour South America

Article | Oct 28, 2015

Two New York pilots plan to circumnavigate South America in a Cirrus SR22 for multiple sclerosis awareness. The Fly for MS charity flight, scheduled to lift off Nov. 14, will offer flights at stops along the route to those who have multiple sclerosis.

Red Bull Aces crowns wingsuit race champ

Article | Oct 27, 2015

Forty of the world’s best wingsuit pilots soared side by side over Northern California Oct. 22 through 24 for a series of three-dimensional Red Bull Aces competitions. Defending champion Andy Farrington of the United States won the race.

Pilot Getaways: Heritage in the Hills

Article | Oct 05, 2015

The largest city in the narrow, western portion of North Carolina, Asheville retains a small-town feel that welcomes you to the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Pilot flying biplane from England to Australia

Article | Oct 05, 2015

An English pilot is flying a Stearman biplane 13,000 miles from England to Sydney, Austalia, to honor an aviation pioneer.