Pilots flying in for AOPA's San Marcos, Texas, Fly-In on April 26 should review the notam. Free transportation will be available to and from New Braunfels Regional Airport, the official reliever for the fly-in. Redbird Skyport is offering a $0.25 per gallon fuel discount to pilots who arrive in San Marcos and purchase fuel on Friday, April 25.
Smith Field in Fort Wayne, Ind., has withstood three separate attacks—in the 1970s, 1990s, and 2002—to close it and redevelop the land. Now, it's thriving.
Kirby Chambliss dodges the Texas Star Ferris wheel, whizzes under a bridge, zigzags between trees, and buzzes police vehicles with sirens blaring in a promotional video for the Red Bull Air Race World Championship, which comes to Texas Sept. 6 and 7. Can the police #CatchKirby?
The recent warrantless stops and searches of general aviation flights have drawn the attention of mainstream media. On April 15, the "Los Angeles Times" published an article citing the high number of stops and searches involving law-abiding general aviation pilots.
The management team running Chelton Flight Systems and S-Tec Corp. in Mineral Wells, Texas, for parent Cobham Avionics saw an opportunity and bought in.
AOPA met with key California legislative staffers to educate them on a proposed overflight of parks regulation.
Three-time national aerobatic champion Patty Wagstaff will speak July 29 at Build a Plane's 2014 Teachers' Day event during AirVenture.
Apps of the week
Calculating weight and balance is an important task for pilots. AOPA members share their personal favorite weight-and-balance apps.
The FAA announced in 2013 that aviation medical examiners would soon be able to issue a medical certificate for certain conditions that had required a special issuance. The program hasn’t been implemented yet one year after the pronouncement of “coming soon.”
With 46 state legislatures in session in 2014, AOPA will review more than 1,000 bills that have the potential to impact GA, closely track 400, and engage in 100.
Advocacy at the local level
AOPA's first regional fly-in of 2014 kicks off April 26 in San Marcos, Texas. Here are 10 tips to look forward to the day of the fly-in.
Working with several compelling real-life cases, presenter and audience will play the role of accident investigator to figure out what went wrong, and why. Check for a date and location near you »
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