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Steve Hinton Jr. flew modified P-51D Mustang "Voodoo" to a third Unlimited Gold championship at the 2016 National Championship Air Races in Reno. It was Hinton's seventh championship at the annual event. Photo by Robert Fisher.

Hinton flies away with Unlimited Gold

AOPA Live This Week, September 22

AOPA Live This Week, September 22

Training and safety

A quick glance at a windsock can tell you more than the wind’s direction. You can also get an idea of the wind velocity and any gusts.

Training Tip: Windsock ways

When autopilots don’t work properly, the challenge is properly diagnosing the problem, not fixing it. Photo courtesy of Jeff Simon.

Aircraft Maintenance: Avoid autopilot whack-a-mole

Avoiding Traffic Pattern Stalls

Margins of Safety: Avoiding Traffic Pattern Stalls


Copper River Basin


AOPA Fly-Ins
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AOPA's 2016 Fly-Ins

Flying Clubs
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Flying can be more affordable than you think

From industry

This image was generated using WaterMark, designed and engineered by HighWater Designs Ltd

Join the Captain Jepp Challenge

Red Bull

Get AOPA Special Pricing for the Red Bull Air Race at Indianapolis Speedway


February Briefing

Dates set for Leesburg mobile control tower operation

Two weeks after the FAA reiterated its longstanding and unambiguous view that Santa Monica Municipal Airport must continue operating on "fair and reasonable terms" until 2023 at least, the city issued eviction notices targeting both of the airport's fixed base operators, Atlantic Aviation and American Flyers. Photo by Chris Rose.

LA Times urges Santa Monica to stop undermining airport

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