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FAA approves first commercial unmanned flights over land

Article | Jun 11, 2014

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

Valdez fly-in celebrates Alaska GA

Article | May 07, 2014

The fun of an Alaska fly-in awaits those who turn out for the Valdez Fly In and Air Show, scheduled May 9 to 11.

Baker to speak at Great Alaska Aviation Gathering

Advocacy | Apr 29, 2014

Exhibits, seminars, and a keynote address from AOPA President Mark Baker are some highlights at the upcoming Great Alaska Aviation Gathering.

Alaska seminar launches float season

Advocacy | Apr 17, 2014

Alaska seaplane pilots will gather at Lake Hood April 26 for a day of free seminars, briefings, and conversation to kick off the season.

Beaver reigns in Best Aircraft Showdown

Article | Apr 08, 2014

The de Havilland Beaver showed off its staying power once again, taking on and topping all comers in AOPA's 2014 Best Aircraft Showdown.

Topics Alaska, Travel

DeLorme cuts inReach service fees

Article | Apr 01, 2014

DeLorme has cut inReach service fees, and the satellite communicator has been approved for Lockheed Martin’s Adverse Condition Alerting Service and FAA satellite reporting in Alaska.

Alaska Archie League award winner audio of ATC save

Article | Mar 27, 2014

Listen to audio recording of the assist that earned these controllers the Archie League Medal of Safety Awards.

Topics Alaska, Travel

Fairbanks eyes GA expansion

Advocacy | Feb 05, 2014

Airport officials in Fairbanks, Alaska, are poised to add new lots to the general aviation side of the field.

Around the world in 25 days

Pilot Magazine | Nov 19, 2013

How do you approach a flight around the world—do you fly from dawn to dusk, set a leisurely schedule with lots of time for sightseeing, or shoot for something in between?