Solar Impulse resumes journey

Solar Impulse co-founder and pilot André Borschberg lifted off from Moffett Federal Airfield before dawn May 2, headed for Phoenix.

May 02, 2016


AOPA urges action on Hawaii airport authority

AOPA is urging members in Hawaii to help ensure general aviation is represented in a proposed state airport authority.

Apr 28, 2016


FAA plans major RCO reduction

The FAA proposes to decommission 666 of the more than 2,100 remote communications outlets in the continental United States.

Apr 28, 2016 | comments


Rare Boeing 247 makes last flight

A fully restored Boeing 247D has returned to the airport where it was built to go on display at Seattle's Museum of Flight. It made its last flight from Seattle's Paine Field to Boeing Field April 26.

Apr 28, 2016 | comments


Disney TFRs to be charted

The FAA, responding to urging from AOPA and other air traffic system users, will include two areas of congressionally mandated permanent flight restrictions to aeronautical charts.

Apr 28, 2016 | comments
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Call to action: Third class medical reform

Medical reform FAQs

Here are AOPA's answers to the most common questions about third class medical reform.

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AOPA tests new ways to open doors to aviation

AOPA tests lower-cost ownership

AOPA is exploring how aircraft ownership may be more affordable than many people believe through the development of "Reimagined Aircraft" that can be co-owned and operated for around $65 an hour, including fuel.