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Colorado tool promotes airport sustainability

Advocacy | Feb 04, 2016

Colorado has rolled out a general aviation airport sustainability program that is much more than recycling or an effort to join the growing “green movement.”

Sport Aviation Expo loses leader

Article | Feb 01, 2016

The U.S. Sport Aviation Expo will continue in 2017 under new leadership. Bad weather has dampened attendance in recent years, and the event may adjust its schedule.

Digging out, days later

Article | Jan 28, 2016

Snow fell by the foot across Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York, and West Virginia Jan. 23, and many runways and taxiways remained closed days later.

Winds, rain curtail Sport Aviation Expo

Article | Jan 28, 2016

The U.S. Sport Aviation Expo had two good days, one rained out, and one that was nearly blown away.

New faces in Red Bull races

Article | Jan 13, 2016

A French aerobatic champion is among three new pilots gearing up for Red Bull Air Race action in 2016, making history as she flies.

FlyforMS pilots check in from Uruguay

Article | Jan 12, 2016

A pair of New York pilots circumnavigating South America for multiple sclerosis awareness has battled unexpected challenges, equipment issues, and weather delays while spreading their message of hope.

Super Bowl 50 flight advisory imminent

Advocacy | Jan 05, 2016

Pilots should be on the lookout for special flight operation procedures that the FAA will publish in advance of the NFL’s Super Bowl Feb. 7 in Santa Clara, California.

Pilot Getaways: Fly-in dining

Article | Jan 04, 2016

Ask a recreational pilot in central North Carolina about his favorite daytrip, and he’ll likely tell you about a little private airport right in the center of the Sandhills where you can get the finest hickory-smoked barbecue around.

Answers for Pilots

Article | Dec 14, 2015

General aviation aircraft can fly across the Atlantic Ocean with the right equipment and significant planning.

Tangier Island Holly Run 2015

Video | Dec 11, 2015

Santa Claus can stuff a lot into a sleigh, and even into a Van's Aircraft RV-10, for that matter. This latter vehicle was his aircraft of choice for a visit that has become a heartwarming tradition on Tangier Island, a remote community in the Chesapeake Bay.

Holland ‘top of the world’

Article | Dec 08, 2015

Rob Holland remains the undisputed master of the four-minute freestyle. The reigning world champion in that event, Holland once again took on the best pilots in the world at the FAI World Air Games in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and the result was a familiar one.

Pilot Getaways: Killington, Vermont

Article | Dec 07, 2015

Surrounded by one of the oldest mountain ranges in the world, Killington, Vermont, is a destination for all ages.

Alaska considers increasing fuel tax

Article | Dec 03, 2015

Because of the dramatically low price of crude oil, Alaska is facing a budget short fall in excess of $3 billion. Consequently, the state government is looking for ways to decrease services or find supplemental streams of revenue.

Solar Impulse fully funded

Article | Dec 02, 2015

Solar Impulse 2 has secured $20 million in new funding from corporate backers to complete its around-the-world journey promoting renewable energy.

Staniel Cay airport in the Bahamas reopens

Article | Nov 23, 2015

Staniel Cay Airport reopened Nov. 18, with a newly paved 3,000-foot-by-75-foot runway, said the Bahamas Ministry of Transport and Aviation.

Topics Bahamas, Travel

Event Spotlight

Article | Nov 19, 2015

In 10 theaters in 10 states from coast to coast, moviegoers had the opportunity to see a documentary about R.A. “Bob” Hoover, Flying the Feathered Edge. At the screening in Hamilton, New Jersey, several flying clubs came out, many with non-aviation friends, to share the wonder of aviation and honor our veterans, including Hoover who served in WWII.

Wyoming's Hot Springs County Airport opens

Advocacy | Nov 17, 2015

Aviation safety was enhanced and night operations began when the new Hot Springs County Airport near Thermopolis, Wyoming, opened to the public Nov. 7.

AOPA partners sweep satisfaction survey

Article | Nov 13, 2015

AOPA members get discount rates from three car rental brands that rank at the top of the latest J.D. Power survey: Enterprise, National, and Alamo.

Operator increases fees at 12 Mexico airports

Article | Nov 10, 2015

AOPA is advising members of significant rate increases for landing, ramp, and parking at several Mexico airports operated by concession holder Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico.

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."

Fly like a fighter: Speak up

Fly like a fighter | Nov 09, 2015

Retired Air Force pilot Larry Brown counsels general aviation pilots not to make his mistake and to speak up as soon as they lose sight of traffic they are instructed to follow.

Pilot Getaways: Earn a floatplane rating vintage style

Article | Nov 09, 2015

If you’ve never flown a Piper J-3 Cub (or if it’s just been a while), you can try your hand at the stick while earning your seaplane rating at Jack Brown’s Seaplane Base in quiet central Florida.