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GA's frontline volunteers honored at Summit

When an issue of concern to general aviation arises, it's not unusual for a pilot community to find out that their local AOPA Airport Network (ASN) volunteer is already on the case.

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Think you know spins?

Forget the airspeed indicator, airshow performer Mike Goulian urged attendees at AOPA Aviation Summit Sept. 23; stalls are all about angle of attack. The veteran performer and flight training professional joined 2011 flight instructor of the year Judy Phelps and 'AOPA Pilot' Senior Editor Dave Hirschman to take aim at conventional wisdom in the seminar "Spin Myths."

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'A woman in a man's world'

Navy Capt. Linda Wackerman told pilots at AOPA Aviation Summit, "It's all right to be a woman in a man's world," noting that women can bring sensitivity to the cockpit. Do a 200-percent job, and you'll gain respect from your peers, she advised.

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Summit draws 7,000 to Hartford, 17,000 watch online

Rainy weather couldn't keep 7,000 AOPA members and aviation enthusiasts from flocking to AOPA Aviation Summit Sept. 22 through 24 in Hartford, Conn., to participate in educational seminars, test and buy pilot products, and check out Airportfest.

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Chinese officials take a look at US GA technology

A delegation of high-level officials from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) experienced American general aviation firsthand on a trip to AOPA Aviation Summit Sept. 24.

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Lightspeed awards presented at AOPA Aviation Summit

The Lightspeed Aviation Foundation presented checks for $10,000 to each of five organizations that topped voting in the foundation’s 2011 Pilots' Choice Awards at a ceremony during AOPA Aviation Summit in Hartford, Conn., Sept. 22.

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Award honors creator of international women's aviation event

AOPA on Sept. 24 honored Mireille Goyer of Delta, B.C., Canada, with the 2011 Let's Go Flying Award for her worldwide efforts to draw women into aviation.

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Flying couple honeymoons at Summit

A Pennsylvania couple, Gene and Laura Poppel, are visiting AOPA Aviation Summit 2011 - on their honeymoon.

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Summit Day Saturday highlights

Saturday at AOPA Aviation Summit 2011

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Rally rocks Airportfest

Persistent rain showers did not dampen the spirits of AOPA Aviation Summit guests attending Rock 'n Rally at Hartford-Brainard Airport on Sept. 23.

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