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- Oshkosh 2006 AOPA News

Article | Jul 25, 2006

AOPA Online -- Oshkosh 2006 AOPA News User fee reality — Boyer tells Oshkosh crowd 'be very concerned' AOPA President Boyer explains thedangers of user fees to an Oshkosh audience. $30 for a flight service station "consultation," plus an additional $5.31 for each forecast product used.

Guide to Member Services

Pilot Magazine | May 01, 2006

Financing options for more than aircraft purchases The AOPA Aircraft Financing Program offers more than just financing to purchase an aircraft. The program has expanded to include financing options to install avionics, upgrade an aircraft, and refinance an existing loan.

Fishing in Canada's Remote Wilderness

Pilot Magazine | Apr 01, 2006

I sit as motionlessly and as quietly as possible as a heavy mist again becomes a steady rain. The gray Canadian sky has grown grayer still as somewhere in the clouds the sun is dropping low on the horizon.

The Can-Am Fly-In

Pilot Magazine | Apr 01, 2006

"When you share a passion, it's easy to communicate" As a vicious evening thunderstorm roils across Lac Taureau, a large Canadian lake northeast of Montreal, lightning plunges the crowded banquet hall into darkness. My instant reaction, and probably that of many others from "south of the border," is to groan.

Guide to Member Services

Pilot Magazine | May 01, 2005

Renters: Make sure you're covered Aircraft renters may be putting themselves at risk every time they fly if they don't have their own non-owned-aircraft insurance policy. Most FBO policies afford little or no coverage to the renter, and you could be held liable for property damage, injuries, and damage to the rented aircraft, which could cost you thousands.

Postcards

Pilot Magazine | Nov 01, 2004

Flying for fun and points in the International Air Rally Ever want to explore Canada by air, visit places you'd probably never seek out on your own, and have a chance at winning some money while you're at it? Then consider signing up with the eight-day-long International Air Rally, an annual event that's a combination of tourist adventure and flying competition. The entry fee of $990 Canadian (about $760 in U.S.

Letters

Pilot Magazine | Sep 01, 2004

Into the valley of fire I just finished reading "Into the Valley of Fire" in my July issue of AOPA Pilot. What a fantastic story by Patrick R.

Answers for Pilots

Pilot Magazine | Jul 01, 2004

Flying here is similar — but different Yearning for your first international flight? Think Canada, where flight rules are similar to those in the United States. But don't think the flight planning will be a breeze, say AOPA's technical specialists.

Beaver Fever

Pilot Magazine | Aug 01, 2002

As a young lad growing up in Hopkins, Minnesota, Jon Strom and his father made annual treks across the Canadian border to fish for the wily northern pike. The father-and-son team admit that they never caught the biggest fish in Canada but it didn't matter to young Jon: "The trip in the chartered de Havilland Beaver was always the best part of the adventure." Some years later, at age 18, the younger Strom left Minnesota to attend the University of Denver, where he became a civil engineer.

Answers for Pilots

Pilot Magazine | Jul 01, 2001

An easy international adventure "I am planning an IFR flight from Michigan to Ohio in the near future," an AOPA member recently wrote in an e-mail message to AOPA . "The most direct route will include flying through Canadian airspace from north of Detroit to east of Cleveland.