AOPA Live

Flying the Weather: T-storm Toolbox

AOPA President Mark Baker and AOPA Foundation President Bruce Landsberg discuss some of the strategies they used to navigate around thunderstorms during a recent flight.

 

AOPA Live This Week

AOPA Live This Week- August 27, 2015
AOPA Live This Week- August 27, 2015
16:51 min

One of the Women Airforce Service Pilots, whose contributions to the war effort are honored by the National WASP World War II Museum in Texas, was on hand in Minnesota to see for herself the restoration of a Vultee BT-13 Valiant that will become the first aircraft in the museum’s collection flown by WASPs. Also this week, AOPA’s National Aviation Community Center drew a different kind of crowd, about 100 fitness fanatics, for a workout with an “air-obic” twist, and Tom Haines reports from Alaska.

AOPA Live this Week- August 20, 2015
AOPA Live this Week- August 20, 2015
16:15 min

Splash in to the land of 10,000 lakes for the AOPA Minneapolis Fly-In at Anoka County-Blaine Airport. Find out who won the Red Bull Air Races in Ascot. Ride along with pilots who race smaller aircraft in a budding sport that’s drawing sponsors and investors. In light of the recent collision of a Cessna 172 and a Sabreliner jet, the Air Safety Institute has issued a new Safety Alert and a renewed call for vigilance.

AOPA Live This Week - August 13, 2015
AOPA Live This Week - August 13, 2015
17:06 min

A tour of the Golden Wings Flying Museum in Anoka County, MN. Flying the Tecnam P2010. Learning to fly warbirds. Flying in FiFi, the only currently-flying B-29 Superfortress.

AOPA Live This Week - August 6, 2015
AOPA Live This Week - August 6, 2015
16:17 min

We check out the Ghost Drone. An Interview with teen superstar Ross Lynch of the band R5, he's a student pilot. We also preview the AOPA Minneapolis Regional Fly In. The Bugatti 100p is set to fly for the first time.

AOPA Live This Week - July 30, 2015
AOPA Live This Week - July 30, 2015
14:17 min

AOPA continues to push hard for medical reform, working through some unexpected roadblocks. The advocacy team provides a briefing on the latest developments from Washington. Also this week, the painstaking creation of a vintage Junkers F-13, considered the world’s first airliner, along with a crowd-pleasing demonstration of a much more modern airliner as we wrap up our coverage of EAA AirVenture from Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

AOPA Live This Week - July 25, 2015 - AirVenture 2015
AOPA Live This Week - July 25, 2015 - AirVenture 2015
12:58 min

The Airline Pilots Association tries to throttle medical certificate reform. A veritable hive of Republic Seabees touchdown at AirVenture on Lake Winnebago. How a flying club can make flying affordable. The ride of a lifetime for a woman who helps kids get into flying.

AOPA Live This Week - July 24, 2015 - AirVenture 2015
AOPA Live This Week - July 24, 2015 - AirVenture 2015
15:55 min

AOPA Live at AirVenture 2015 in Oshkosh. A possible breakthrough for medical certificate reform. The FAA boss speaks. A warbird partnership. Pirates of the north forty.

AOPA Live This Week - July 23, 2015 - AirVenture 2015
AOPA Live This Week - July 23, 2015 - AirVenture 2015
21:23 min

The sights and sounds of AirVenture 2015 at Oshkosh! A sudden opportunity for Third Class Medical reform. There will be lots of jobs in aviation. A WWII paratrooper meets up with the aircraft that lead him into battle. And putting a Piper in a Bonanza.

AOPA Live This Week - July 16, 2015
AOPA Live This Week - July 16, 2015
16:25 min

AOPA renews call for the FAA to not withhold traffic data from aircraft not yet equipped with ADS-B out. AOPA Live takes a sneak peek at what's in store at EAA AirVenture 2015. Plus, Civil Air Patrol instructors can only sit back and watch as their cadets fly solo during a nine-day total-immersion summer flight camp. And take a ride in the Ercoupe, a fun, affordable airplane that has been around for 75 years.

AOPA Live This Week - July 9, 2015
AOPA Live This Week - July 9, 2015
13:22 min

Trouble in the electric airplane world as Siemens blocks Pipistrel from flying the Alpha Electro over the English Channel. Was it at the behest of Airbus who hoped to be first to accomplish the feat? Flying with Red Bull over Budapest. Man takes flight in lawnchair, lands in jail.

AOPA Live This Week - July 2, 2015
AOPA Live This Week - July 2, 2015
13:34 min

A preview of Airventure 2015. Flying with the most patriotic performer on the airshow circuit, Julie Clark. Cub Scouts get a first taste of aviation at AOPA.

AOPA Live This Week - June 25, 2015
AOPA Live This Week - June 25, 2015
16:11 min

We fly the ICON A5 light sport amphib. We could see progress on Third Class Medical soon, and find out why the progress has been so slow. A cat goes for an accidental airplane ride.

AOPA Live This Week - June 18, 2015
AOPA Live This Week - June 18, 2015
14:48 min

Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) unveils his proposal to create a not-for-profit, federally chartered corporation to operate and modernize ATC; AOPA weighs in. Magnificent waterfalls and other scenic vistas reward a group of GA pilots touring South America. A 4-year-old girl named Lea laughs with pure delight as her father gives her a first aerobatic ride.

AOPA Live This Week - June 11, 2015
AOPA Live This Week - June 11, 2015
19:08 min

AOPA President Mark Baker said it is time to equip with Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast Out, and Air Safety Institute Vice President George Perry gives a former U.S. Navy fighter pilot’s perspective on the value of angle of attack indicators for general aviation. Also this week, Adam Smith of the Commemorative Air Force on a wildly successful fundraising campaign to save the C-47 that led the D-Day invasion.

AOPA Live This Week - June 4, 2015
AOPA Live This Week - June 4, 2015
15:15 min

The lessons from viral video of a water ditching in Italy. A theatrical first look at the Dassault Falcon 5X business jet. Ken Griffey Jr. teams up with AOPA. A party under the space shuttle. Remembering Sonex CEO Jeremy Monnett and Mechanic Mike Clark.

Latest Videos

Minneapolis Fly-in
Minneapolis Fly-in
0:56 min

All the sights and sounds from the regional fly-in at Anoka County Blaine airport.

Restored BT-13 Honors the Women Airforce Service Pilots
Restored BT-13 Honors the Women Airforce Service Pilots
3:39 min

Women Airforce Service Pilots veteran Elizabeth Strohfus was at the Minneapolis Fly-in to appreciate the efforts of those restoring a Vultee BT-13 Valiant to honor Strohfus and her fellow aviatrixes.

Working Out at the Airport
Working Out at the Airport
2:17 min

A unique aviation-themed workout crafted by Soldierfit drew about 100 people to AOPA's National Aviation Community Center, where they also checked out airplanes and flew simulators.

First Person Video Drone Races
First Person Video Drone Races
3:34 min

AOPA Online Editor Jim Moore takes us off to the drone races.

Surfside Seaplane Base
Surfside Seaplane Base
2:34 min

Experience the freedom of flying in a seaplane at Surfside Seaplane base near Minneapolis.

Tecnam P2010
Tecnam P2010
4:14 min

Tecnam's P2010 has arrived in style, and AOPA Pilot Senior Editor Al Marsh puts the four-seater through its paces.

Ascend Summer Camp
Ascend Summer Camp
2:18 min

The Ascend Summer Camp run by EAA Chapter 1083 in North Carolina is giving young people a close up look at aviation.

Golden Wings Flying Museum
Golden Wings Flying Museum
3:19 min

Greg Herrick has amassed one of the largest private collections of vintage aircraft in the country, including some beautiful, rare, and airworthy models from aviation's Golden Age. Check out the Golden Wings Flying Museum during AOPA's Minneapolis Fly-In Aug. 22.

AOPA Live This Week - August 13, 2015
AOPA Live This Week - August 13, 2015
17:06 min

A tour of the Golden Wings Flying Museum in Anoka County, MN. Flying the Tecnam P2010. Learning to fly warbirds. Flying in FiFi, the only currently-flying B-29 Superfortress.

Superstar Ross Lynch
Superstar Ross Lynch
4:31 min

An interview with teen superstar Ross Lynch of the band R5, he's a student pilot.

Terrafugia TF-X Concept
Terrafugia TF-X Concept
0:38 min

Terrafugia is working a concept called the TF-X, a self-flying car that also does vertical takeoff and landing.

Minneapolis Fly-in Preview
Minneapolis Fly-in Preview
2:17 min

AOPA President Mark Baker has a lot of reasons to come to the fly-in at Anoka County Airport near Minneapolis.

AOPA Live This Week - August 6, 2015
AOPA Live This Week - August 6, 2015
16:17 min

We check out the Ghost Drone. An Interview with teen superstar Ross Lynch of the band R5, he's a student pilot. We also preview the AOPA Minneapolis Regional Fly In. The Bugatti 100p is set to fly for the first time.

Junkers F13
Junkers F13
2:54 min

See the painstaking creation of a vintage Junkers F-13, considered the world’s first airliner.

That's All Brother at AirVenture
That's All Brother at AirVenture
2:12 min

Veterans at AirVenture get a chance to see "That's All Brother."

News

First Person Video Drone Races
First Person Video Drone Races
3:34 min

AOPA Online Editor Jim Moore takes us off to the drone races.

ASI Safety Alert
ASI Safety Alert
1:41 min

While midair collisions remain rare, recent incidents including the fatal crash involving a Cessna 172 and a Sabreliner over Southern California prompted a fresh call for vigilance from the Air Safety Institute.

AOPA Live This Week - August 13, 2015
AOPA Live This Week - August 13, 2015
17:06 min

A tour of the Golden Wings Flying Museum in Anoka County, MN. Flying the Tecnam P2010. Learning to fly warbirds. Flying in FiFi, the only currently-flying B-29 Superfortress.

AOPA Live This Week - August 6, 2015
AOPA Live This Week - August 6, 2015
16:17 min

We check out the Ghost Drone. An Interview with teen superstar Ross Lynch of the band R5, he's a student pilot. We also preview the AOPA Minneapolis Regional Fly In. The Bugatti 100p is set to fly for the first time.

AOPA's Jim Coon explains Third Class Medical Reform Strategy
AOPA's Jim Coon explains Third Class Medical Reform Strategy
13:01 min

AOPA Sr VP Government Affairs chronicles Medical Reform setbacks and a new path forward.

Third Class Medical Update from AirVenture
Third Class Medical Update from AirVenture
0:45 min

Earlier this week, Sens. Joe Manchin (D-WV) and John Boozman (R-AR) filed an amendment that would add third class medical reform language to the highway bill now being debated in the Senate.

FAA administrator appears at Oshkosh
FAA administrator appears at Oshkosh
2:05 min

Regarding third class medical reform, Huerta said the FAA is working "continuously and diligently" on improvements--but he cautioned the audience that "the pilot perspective is not the only perspective" on this issue.

Bendix King KI 300
Bendix King KI 300
0:32 min

Bendix King announced a new electronic replacement for mechanical attitude indicators.

Aspen AOA Receives FAA Certification
Aspen AOA Receives FAA Certification
0:55 min

Aspen receives certification for it's integrated Angle of Attack indicator sooner than expected.

Sen. Jim Inhofe - AirVenture 2015 AOPA Live interview
Sen. Jim Inhofe - AirVenture 2015 AOPA Live interview
9:12 min

Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Oklahoma) on third class medical reform and the Pilot's Bill of Rights 2.

FAA Fires Donald Trump
FAA Fires Donald Trump
0:24 min

The FAA is removing some Trump named navigation points from the departure procedures for Palm Beach International Airport.

'Pilot Getaways' Editor in Chief John Kounis dies
'Pilot Getaways' Editor in Chief John Kounis dies
1:23 min

John Kounis was a pilot, NASA engineer, world traveler, and an irrepressibly positive force in aviation who co-founded Pilot Getaways magazine with his brother, George, and turned it into an authoritative source for pilots in search of adventure. Kounis, 51, died suddenly on July 13, near his home in Glendale, California, about two weeks after returning from a Cessna 185 ferry flight to Malaysia.

AOPA: Make ADS-B traffic available to all
AOPA: Make ADS-B traffic available to all
2:17 min

AOPA renews call for the FAA to not withhold traffic data from aircraft not yet equipped with ADS-B out.

AOPA Live This Week - July 2, 2015
AOPA Live This Week - July 2, 2015
13:34 min

A preview of Airventure 2015. Flying with the most patriotic performer on the airshow circuit, Julie Clark. Cub Scouts get a first taste of aviation at AOPA.

Progress soon on Third Class Medical reform?
Progress soon on Third Class Medical reform?
4:12 min

Find out what's taking so darned long to get any progress on Third Class Medical reform,and how the measure could start moving forward soon.

Safety and Education

ASI Safety Alert
ASI Safety Alert
1:41 min

While midair collisions remain rare, recent incidents including the fatal crash involving a Cessna 172 and a Sabreliner over Southern California prompted a fresh call for vigilance from the Air Safety Institute.

Ascend Summer Camp
Ascend Summer Camp
2:18 min

The Ascend Summer Camp run by EAA Chapter 1083 in North Carolina is giving young people a close up look at aviation.

Margins of Safety: Angle of Attack Indicators
Margins of Safety: Angle of Attack Indicators
5:38 min

This brief video provides a review of angle of attack (AOA), an introduction to the main types of AOA indicators available for GA pilots, and an overview of how they can be beneficial in stall awareness and prevention. Learn how an AOA indicator can help you avoid exceeding the critical angle of attack. Technical assistance and sponsorship of this video brought to you by Aspen Avionics. More information about stall awareness and prevention can be found at the Aerodynamics Safety Spotlight: www.airsafetyinstitute.org/aerospotlight.

AOPA: Make ADS-B traffic available to all
AOPA: Make ADS-B traffic available to all
2:17 min

AOPA renews call for the FAA to not withhold traffic data from aircraft not yet equipped with ADS-B out.

Civil Air Patrol Flight Academy
Civil Air Patrol Flight Academy
2:30 min

Civil Air Patrol instructors can only sit back and watch as their cadets fly solo during a nine-day total-immersion summer flight camp.

Cat goes for an unexpected ride
Cat goes for an unexpected ride
0:38 min

What do you check for on preflight? Fuel? Flight controls? Cats in the wing? Here's a purrfect example of a cat-astrophe averted. It might have well be a CAT1 approach the pilot flew... he wanted down right meow! (Okay, I'll stop...)

FAA launches Fly Safe, pushes for AOA's
FAA launches Fly Safe, pushes for AOA's
1:26 min

The FAA wants you to equip with an angle of attack indicator in effort to reduce loss of control accidents.

Accident Case Study: Final Approach
Accident Case Study: Final Approach
16:49 min

On January 13, 2013, a Piper Arrow collided with trees during an emergency approach to Delaware’s Dover Air Force Base. Come along as we re-create the pilot's final flight, and seek to understand the circumstances that led him down a path to disaster.

Water ditching caught on tape
Water ditching caught on tape
2:15 min

Two airplanes collide in Italy, one pilot is able to ditch into the water in front of a crowded beach. Its all caught on tape. We digest the lessons to be learned from this viral video.

Those crazy drones
Those crazy drones
1:55 min

They're everywhere! (including where they are not supposed to be)

Real Pilot Story: From Miscue to Rescue
Real Pilot Story: From Miscue to Rescue
24:28 min

Watch as a series of delays, poor decisions, and lack of preparation turns a four hour cross-country flight into a 30-hour survival crisis for a pilot and his family in the unforgiving Idaho backcountry.

Harrison Ford's forced landing
Harrison Ford's forced landing
4:11 min

We take a look at the thespian aviator's skillful emergency landing, and also talk about the Ryan PT-22 Recruit he was in, with the pilot who checked him out in it.

TRACON Controller honored for save
TRACON Controller honored for save
3:46 min

Hugh McFarland used his skills as an instrument pilot to talk a VFR pilot down through nearly 9000' of IMC. Now the Houston TRACON controller is one of several honored with the Archie Award.

Unions concerned about drones
Unions concerned about drones
0:31 min

A group of transportation unions say that Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS, UAV, or drones) aren't ready for commercial use because they could pose a safety threat to manned aircraft.

Know Before You Fly
Know Before You Fly
0:59 min

AOPA joins with industry group to educate small Unmanned Aerial System (UAS, UAV or drones) how to operate safely in the national air space system.

Helicopter simulator
Helicopter simulator
2:03 min

New Frasca helicopter simulator faithfully replicates the Robinson R-44 with accurate control loading and stunning visuals.

Flight Assist Commendations 2015 - Southwest Region
Flight Assist Commendations 2015 - Southwest Region
5:42 min

Controller David Bricker of Albuquerque Center assisted a Cessna 172 pilot that encountered moderate precipitation, icing, and turbulence in mountainous terrain.

Flight Assist Commendations 2015 - Western Pacific Region
Flight Assist Commendations 2015 - Western Pacific Region
2:47 min

Controller James Hansmann of Los Angeles Center guides the pilot of a Cessna 182 with inoperative radios who had become disoriented in mountainous terrain, near restricted airspace and an international border.

Flight Assist Commendations 2015 - Great Lakes Region
Flight Assist Commendations 2015 - Great Lakes Region
5:43 min

Controller Laura Kuhn of Minneapolis Center guided a disoriented and distressed Cirrus SR-22 pilot who had encountered severe icing in instrument meteorological conditions.

Flight Assist Commendations 2015 - NW Mountain Region
Flight Assist Commendations 2015 - NW Mountain Region
7:20 min

Controller Andy Olson of Seattle Center assisted a Cessna 172 pilot who had encountered icing in instrument meteorological conditions by guiding them into the clear.

Technique

Accident Case Study: Final Approach
Accident Case Study: Final Approach
16:49 min

On January 13, 2013, a Piper Arrow collided with trees during an emergency approach to Delaware’s Dover Air Force Base. Come along as we re-create the pilot's final flight, and seek to understand the circumstances that led him down a path to disaster.

Water ditching caught on tape
Water ditching caught on tape
2:15 min

Two airplanes collide in Italy, one pilot is able to ditch into the water in front of a crowded beach. Its all caught on tape. We digest the lessons to be learned from this viral video.

Upset Recovery Training
Upset Recovery Training
3:44 min

See Prevailance Aerospace upset recovery training in an Extra 330LX.

Accident Case Study: Emergency Management
Accident Case Study: Emergency Management
13:18 min

On December 16, 2012, a Piper Cherokee impacted terrain during an instrument approach to Fayetteville, North Carolina. In this case study, we use ATC audio and radar data to reconstruct the tragic flight and find out what went wrong.

Approx. 13 minutes

Survive: Beyond the Forced Landing
Survive: Beyond the Forced Landing
12:58 min

Not every forced landing results in fatalities or even injuries, but a little knowledge on what to do in a survival situation can go a long way. In this video from the AOPA Air Safety Institute, we discuss survival kit essentials and what actions you can take to help reduce the time it takes to get found. For more information, be sure to also download the Survive: Beyond the Forced Landing Safety Advisor.

FAA NOTAM Search Site
FAA NOTAM Search Site
1:20 min

The FAA has just opened a new website making it easier to track down just the NOTAM information you need.

White Stripe - Why tracking the center line is important
White Stripe - Why tracking the center line is important
1:30 min

AOPA Pilot Senior Editor Dave Hirschman shows us why tracking that white stripe is a good idea.

Dogfighting over Cape Cod
Dogfighting over Cape Cod
6:56 min

Join AOPA Online Associate Editor Jim "Buffet" Moore as he goes head-to-head in a dogfight over Cape Cod Bay. See what it's like to be a fighter pilot.

Flying the Weather: T-storm Toolbox
Flying the Weather: T-storm Toolbox
4:39 min

AOPA President Mark Baker and AOPA Foundation President Bruce Landsberg discuss some of the strategies they used to navigate around thunderstorms during a recent flight.

AOPA flight training scholarships
AOPA flight training scholarships
1:13 min

The AOPA Foundation is offering scholarships to help support outstanding student pilots.

Upset training in L39
Upset training in L39
6:16 min

Learning how to instinctively recover from extreme unusual attitudes might save your life some day.

Flying NYC
Flying NYC
5:19 min

Learn how to fly the Hudson River Class B Exclusion in New York City. It is some of the most scenic and crowded airspace in the United States.

PilotWorkshops
PilotWorkshops
8:28 min

New benefit for AOPA members from AOPA Premier Partner PilotWorkshops - free access to a selection of audio and video training programs.

Takeoffs and Landings: Base-to-Final Turn
Takeoffs and Landings: Base-to-Final Turn
5:41 min

Overshooting that base-to-final turn can be a problem. Trying to get back on course safely can be dangerous.

Takeoffs and Landings: Stabilized Approaches
Takeoffs and Landings: Stabilized Approaches
5:08 min

A good landing generally starts well before the wheels touch the ground.

Technology

First Person Video Drone Races
First Person Video Drone Races
3:34 min

AOPA Online Editor Jim Moore takes us off to the drone races.

Margins of Safety: Angle of Attack Indicators
Margins of Safety: Angle of Attack Indicators
5:38 min

This brief video provides a review of angle of attack (AOA), an introduction to the main types of AOA indicators available for GA pilots, and an overview of how they can be beneficial in stall awareness and prevention. Learn how an AOA indicator can help you avoid exceeding the critical angle of attack. Technical assistance and sponsorship of this video brought to you by Aspen Avionics. More information about stall awareness and prevention can be found at the Aerodynamics Safety Spotlight: www.airsafetyinstitute.org/aerospotlight.

Garmin Flight Stream
Garmin Flight Stream
2:44 min

Garmin has a new device to help keep your legacy GPS navigation equipment up with the times.

FAA launches Fly Safe, pushes for AOA's
FAA launches Fly Safe, pushes for AOA's
1:26 min

The FAA wants you to equip with an angle of attack indicator in effort to reduce loss of control accidents.

MT reversable prop for Husky
MT reversable prop for Husky
0:54 min

An old dog learns a new trick. Put that Aviat Husky in reverse!

Alan Klapmeier - ONE Aviation
Alan Klapmeier - ONE Aviation
10:31 min

Kestrel Aviation and Eclipse Aerospace merge to form ONE Aviation. Cirrus co-founder, Kestrel founder, and now ONE Aviation CEO Alan Klapmeier explains the benefits to the new company.

Mindstar Virtual Air Traffic Control
Mindstar Virtual Air Traffic Control
4:32 min

A little shy about talking to air traffic control? A new virtual reality lets you fly with other aircraft and communicate with a real controller, all without leaving the ground.

Robinson Turbine Order
Robinson Turbine Order
0:14 min

Robinson Helicopters places an order for more than 1,000 Rolls Royce RR300 turbine engines for the R-44.

AW609 Tilt-rotor
AW609 Tilt-rotor
1:55 min

Augusta Westland AW 609 tilt-rotor prototype flies into HAI Heli-Expo 2015. Test pilot says fly-by-wire design makes this helicopter-airplane hybrid easy to fly.

Helicopter simulator
Helicopter simulator
2:03 min

New Frasca helicopter simulator faithfully replicates the Robinson R-44 with accurate control loading and stunning visuals.

Training helicopters
Training helicopters
3:33 min

New light single engine helicopters suited to flight training from Enstrom, Giumbal, and Bell.

Proposed small drone rules
Proposed small drone rules
6:00 min

FAA proposes rules to regulate commercial use of small Unmanned Aerial Systems (drones) weighing less than 55 pounds.

NASA's Icing Wind Tunnel
NASA's Icing Wind Tunnel
5:07 min

A look inside NASA's giant icing wind tunnel.

AvGas update
AvGas update
0:59 min

Progress continues towards finding a practical replacement for leaded aviation gasoline.

COPA President Kevin Psutka interview
COPA President Kevin Psutka interview
6:35 min

Canadian Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association President Psutka talks about drones, Nav Canada, and his impending retirement.

Aircraft

Tecnam P2010
Tecnam P2010
4:14 min

Tecnam's P2010 has arrived in style, and AOPA Pilot Senior Editor Al Marsh puts the four-seater through its paces.

Junkers F13
Junkers F13
2:54 min

See the painstaking creation of a vintage Junkers F-13, considered the world’s first airliner.

Seabees
Seabees
2:16 min

A veritable hive of Republic Seabees touchdown at AirVenture on Lake Winnebago.

75 Years of the Ercoupe
75 Years of the Ercoupe
3:16 min

Take a ride in the Ercoupe, a fun, affordable airplane that has been around for 75 years.

Flying the ICON A5
Flying the ICON A5
4:01 min

After years of buzz, AOPA Pilot Editor at Large Dave Hirschman got to fly the ICON A5. Does it live up to the hype? Watch to find out...

That's All Brother - CAF Restoring C-47 that led D-Day
That's All Brother - CAF Restoring C-47 that led D-Day
8:01 min

Paul Harrop talks with Adam Smith of the Commemorative Air Force about restoring the C-47 that led the D-Day invasion, That's All... Brother.

First look at the Falcon 5X
First look at the Falcon 5X
0:53 min

Dassault rolls out the Falcon 5X, in style.

Cessna making AvGas powered 182's again
Cessna making AvGas powered 182's again
0:30 min

AvGas powered Cessna 182 airplanes are back on the market.

Alan Klapmeier - ONE Aviation
Alan Klapmeier - ONE Aviation
10:31 min

Kestrel Aviation and Eclipse Aerospace merge to form ONE Aviation. Cirrus co-founder, Kestrel founder, and now ONE Aviation CEO Alan Klapmeier explains the benefits to the new company.

Flight Design C4 First Flight
Flight Design C4 First Flight
0:25 min

Watch the first flight of the new Flight Design C4.

Piper Aircraft M Series
Piper Aircraft M Series
4:18 min

Piper Aircraft unveiled the new M Series, introducing a piston and two new turboprops that climb straight to the top of the Piper lineup.

Cessna Caravan
Cessna Caravan
1:16 min

The Cessna Caravan is great for taking a load of gear and friends wherever you want to go.

HondaJet Provisional Type Certificate
HondaJet Provisional Type Certificate
0:23 min

Honda Aircraft says the FAA has granted a provisional type certificate to the HondaJet.

Flying the B-52
Flying the B-52
5:19 min

Barry Schiff goes for a ride in a nuclear-capable bomber, affectionately known as a BUFF.

Flying the Embraer Legacy 500
Flying the Embraer Legacy 500
3:56 min

The new Brazilian mid sized jet has the features of a large jet, and the handling of a small one. With fly-by-wire control, this turbine Goldilocks is just right.

Airbus Helicotpers H160
Airbus Helicotpers H160
0:32 min

Airbus Helicopters announces the H160 with unique curved main rotor blades.

AW609 Tilt-rotor
AW609 Tilt-rotor
1:55 min

Augusta Westland AW 609 tilt-rotor prototype flies into HAI Heli-Expo 2015. Test pilot says fly-by-wire design makes this helicopter-airplane hybrid easy to fly.

Training helicopters
Training helicopters
3:33 min

New light single engine helicopters suited to flight training from Enstrom, Giumbal, and Bell.

Light Sport Aircraft Prices
Light Sport Aircraft Prices
3:02 min

There's a wide variety of airplanes that fall under LSA rules, one for almost any need or budget.

Flying the One Week Wonder
Flying the One Week Wonder
1:55 min

We test fly EAA's One Week Wonder, a Zenith built by thousands at Oshkosh.

Gear & Products

Pro Line Fusion Touch
Pro Line Fusion Touch
1:51 min

AOPA Pilot Editor at Large Tom Horne takes a look at the Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion Touch.

Bendix King KI 300
Bendix King KI 300
0:32 min

Bendix King announced a new electronic replacement for mechanical attitude indicators.

Aspen AOA Receives FAA Certification
Aspen AOA Receives FAA Certification
0:55 min

Aspen receives certification for it's integrated Angle of Attack indicator sooner than expected.

iCloth Avionics Wipes Product Review
iCloth Avionics Wipes Product Review
0:57 min

Need a way to clean those fingerprints off your panel? These wipes are the perfect solution.

New ADS-B Options
New ADS-B Options
4:33 min

Pilots have a variety of product options to comply with the 2020 ADS-B mandate. See some of the possible solutions displayed at the 2015 AEA International Convention.

Red Viper Airplane Positioner
Red Viper Airplane Positioner
1:28 min

How to expand your hangar without rebuilding it.

New Products at AEA 2015
New Products at AEA 2015
2:48 min

AOPA Live's Paul Harrop reports on the variety of new avionics products released at the Aircraft Electronics Association show in 2015.

Aircraft Spruce AOPA Partnership
Aircraft Spruce AOPA Partnership
0:19 min

Aircraft Spruce and Specialty Company has renewed a strategic partnership with AOPA.

Flying the Embraer Legacy 500
Flying the Embraer Legacy 500
3:56 min

The new Brazilian mid sized jet has the features of a large jet, and the handling of a small one. With fly-by-wire control, this turbine Goldilocks is just right.

L-3 Lynx MultiLink Surveillance System
L-3 Lynx MultiLink Surveillance System
1:03 min

L-3 has released a new line of ADS-B products. See the new NGT-9000 transponder replacement.

NBAA Google Glass
NBAA Google Glass
2:37 min

See a preview of the future, controlling the airplane with the sound of your voice.

Homebuilt First Flight
Homebuilt First Flight
1:12 min

AOPA Pilot Senior Editor Dave Hirschman takes a homebuilt RV-12 on it's first flight.

Aircraft Spruce
Aircraft Spruce
3:36 min

Learn about the family behind the Aircraft Spruce Company.

Avidyne IFD540
Avidyne IFD540
3:21 min

Avidyne gets closer to certifying its plug-and-play replacement for the Garmin GNS430.

F-35 helmet display sees everything
F-35 helmet display sees everything
2:45 min

Super situational awareness with a helmet mounted display that lets the pilot "see" through the aircraft in all directions.

Advocacy

AOPA's Jim Coon explains Third Class Medical Reform Strategy
AOPA's Jim Coon explains Third Class Medical Reform Strategy
13:01 min

AOPA Sr VP Government Affairs chronicles Medical Reform setbacks and a new path forward.

Third Class Medical Update from AirVenture
Third Class Medical Update from AirVenture
0:45 min

Earlier this week, Sens. Joe Manchin (D-WV) and John Boozman (R-AR) filed an amendment that would add third class medical reform language to the highway bill now being debated in the Senate.

FAA administrator appears at Oshkosh
FAA administrator appears at Oshkosh
2:05 min

Regarding third class medical reform, Huerta said the FAA is working "continuously and diligently" on improvements--but he cautioned the audience that "the pilot perspective is not the only perspective" on this issue.

Sen. Jim Inhofe - AirVenture 2015 AOPA Live interview
Sen. Jim Inhofe - AirVenture 2015 AOPA Live interview
9:12 min

Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Oklahoma) on third class medical reform and the Pilot's Bill of Rights 2.

AOPA: Make ADS-B traffic available to all
AOPA: Make ADS-B traffic available to all
2:17 min

AOPA renews call for the FAA to not withhold traffic data from aircraft not yet equipped with ADS-B out.

Progress soon on Third Class Medical reform?
Progress soon on Third Class Medical reform?
4:12 min

Find out what's taking so darned long to get any progress on Third Class Medical reform,and how the measure could start moving forward soon.

Private ATC proposed
Private ATC proposed
4:08 min

Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) unveils his proposal to create a not-for-profit, federally chartered corporation to operate and modernize ATC; AOPA weighs in.

Rep. Todd Rokita interview
Rep. Todd Rokita interview
10:41 min

Rep. Todd Rokita (R-Indiana) talks about the progress of Third Class Medical reform in Congress, how AOPA members can help get rid of the medical requirement, and the integration of unmanned aerial systems into the national airspace system.

Oklahoma passes law to keep wind turbines away from airports.mp4
Oklahoma passes law to keep wind turbines away from airports.mp4
0:25 min

Oklahoma Senate Bill 808 was signed into law. Find out what it means for airports in the Sooner State.

Mark on the Hill
Mark on the Hill
2:01 min

A hectic day on the hill for AOPA President Mark Baker. He worked on key G-A issues including third class medical reform, the high cost to equip for the FAA's 2020 ADS-B Out Mandate, and FAA funding.

Pilots Bill of Rights 2 - Call to action a success
Pilots Bill of Rights 2 - Call to action a success
1:41 min

We asked, you listened. Now Members of Congress are up to their ailerons in letters that support third class medical reform legislation.

Unions concerned about drones
Unions concerned about drones
0:31 min

A group of transportation unions say that Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS, UAV, or drones) aren't ready for commercial use because they could pose a safety threat to manned aircraft.

Know Before You Fly
Know Before You Fly
0:59 min

AOPA joins with industry group to educate small Unmanned Aerial System (UAS, UAV or drones) how to operate safely in the national air space system.

Pilot's Bill of Rights - Medical Certificate Reform
Pilot's Bill of Rights - Medical Certificate Reform
0:52 min

AOPA is calling all pilots to action to urge Congress to support the Pilot's Bill of Rights II, which includes Third Class Medical reform. The bill would allow pilots to fly noncommercially in aircraft weighing up to 6,000 pounds carrying five passengers below 14,000 feet in VFR and IFR conditions without the need for a medical certificate.

Sen. Inhofe - Pilots Bill of Rights II
Sen. Inhofe - Pilots Bill of Rights II
15:45 min

Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK) talks about the Pilots Bill of Rights II, which includes a provision to allow private pilots to fly an aircraft with up to six seats, weighing up to 6,000 pounds, VFR or IFR, without a third class medical certificate. The bill also reforms the NOTAM system, and provides more legal protections for pilots accused of regulatory infractions.

New Third Class Medical Reform Legislation Introduced
New Third Class Medical Reform Legislation Introduced
2:18 min

Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Oklahoma, talks about a new Pilots Bill of Rights that would open the door to flying IFR up to 14,000 feet without a third class medical requirement.

Proposed small drone rules
Proposed small drone rules
6:00 min

FAA proposes rules to regulate commercial use of small Unmanned Aerial Systems (drones) weighing less than 55 pounds.

Medical certificate reform update.
Medical certificate reform update.
1:33 min

Rep. Sam Graves (R-Missouri) vows that medical certificate reform will happen in 2015.

AvGas update
AvGas update
0:59 min

Progress continues towards finding a practical replacement for leaded aviation gasoline.

President proposes $15.8 billion FAA budget.mp4
President proposes $15.8 billion FAA budget.mp4
2:06 min

President's proposed FY 2016 FAA budget does not have user fees. Budget includes money for aviation gasoline research to replace leaded avgas.

Health

AOPA's Jim Coon explains Third Class Medical Reform Strategy
AOPA's Jim Coon explains Third Class Medical Reform Strategy
13:01 min

AOPA Sr VP Government Affairs chronicles Medical Reform setbacks and a new path forward.

Third Class Medical Update from AirVenture
Third Class Medical Update from AirVenture
0:45 min

Earlier this week, Sens. Joe Manchin (D-WV) and John Boozman (R-AR) filed an amendment that would add third class medical reform language to the highway bill now being debated in the Senate.

Progress soon on Third Class Medical reform?
Progress soon on Third Class Medical reform?
4:12 min

Find out what's taking so darned long to get any progress on Third Class Medical reform,and how the measure could start moving forward soon.

Fly Well- Meaning of Aviation
Fly Well- Meaning of Aviation
3:43 min

Dr. Jonathan Sackier gives suggestions on talking to the FAA about medical problems.

Fly Well - Coronary Artery Disease
Fly Well - Coronary Artery Disease
3:48 min

Dr. Jonathan Sackier talks about Coronary Artery Disease

Fly Well - Veristop
Fly Well - Veristop
4:35 min

Dr. Jonathan Sackier talks about vertigo.

Fly Well - Can Flying Be Too Sweet
Fly Well - Can Flying Be Too Sweet
4:20 min

Dr. Jonathan Sackier talks about diabetes.

Fly Well - Maneuvering Through the Rocks
Fly Well - Maneuvering Through the Rocks
3:48 min

Dr. Jonathan Sackier talks about kidney disease.

Pilot's Bill of Rights - Medical Certificate Reform
Pilot's Bill of Rights - Medical Certificate Reform
0:52 min

AOPA is calling all pilots to action to urge Congress to support the Pilot's Bill of Rights II, which includes Third Class Medical reform. The bill would allow pilots to fly noncommercially in aircraft weighing up to 6,000 pounds carrying five passengers below 14,000 feet in VFR and IFR conditions without the need for a medical certificate.

Sen. Inhofe - Pilots Bill of Rights II
Sen. Inhofe - Pilots Bill of Rights II
15:45 min

Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK) talks about the Pilots Bill of Rights II, which includes a provision to allow private pilots to fly an aircraft with up to six seats, weighing up to 6,000 pounds, VFR or IFR, without a third class medical certificate. The bill also reforms the NOTAM system, and provides more legal protections for pilots accused of regulatory infractions.

New Third Class Medical Reform Legislation Introduced
New Third Class Medical Reform Legislation Introduced
2:18 min

Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Oklahoma, talks about a new Pilots Bill of Rights that would open the door to flying IFR up to 14,000 feet without a third class medical requirement.

Fly Well- Choosing a Doctor
Fly Well- Choosing a Doctor
3:36 min

Dr. Jonathan Sackier talks about how to choose a good doctor.

Fly Well- Flying by the Seat of Your Pants
Fly Well- Flying by the Seat of Your Pants
4:17 min

Dr. Jonathan Sackier talks about Flying by the Seat of Your Pants.

Fly Well- The Method of Rhythm
Fly Well- The Method of Rhythm
4:04 min

Dr. Jonathan Sackier talks about atrial fibrillation.

Fly Well - Heartburn
Fly Well - Heartburn
4:25 min

Dr. Jonathan Sackier talks about heartburn.

Travel

Surfside Seaplane Base
Surfside Seaplane Base
2:34 min

Experience the freedom of flying in a seaplane at Surfside Seaplane base near Minneapolis.

Golden Wings Flying Museum
Golden Wings Flying Museum
3:19 min

Greg Herrick has amassed one of the largest private collections of vintage aircraft in the country, including some beautiful, rare, and airworthy models from aviation's Golden Age. Check out the Golden Wings Flying Museum during AOPA's Minneapolis Fly-In Aug. 22.

Flying Clubs
Flying Clubs
2:00 min

Flying clubs have a number of advantages including affordability, the option to choose from a variety of planes, and camaraderie.

Think Global Flight Launches
Think Global Flight Launches
0:54 min

Captain Judy Rice and team launch on a round the world flight to raise awareness of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathmatics (STEM) education.

South America, by way of GA
South America, by way of GA
3:37 min

See what it's like to take a trip with Air Journey to South America.

AOPA Salinas Regional Fly In
AOPA Salinas Regional Fly In
2:32 min

Find out the great sights to see and things to do around the AOPA Salinas Regional Fly In.

Marshfield Airport
Marshfield Airport
3:25 min

Just south of Boston along the Massachusetts shoreline, an airport with a rich history and strong ties to its community completed an overhaul last year.

G-A Helps in Haiti
G-A Helps in Haiti
3:32 min

Pilot and Doctor Randy Rizor delivers medical supplies and volunteers providing medical care to the people of Cap-Haitian, Haiti.

Pole to Pole flight
Pole to Pole flight
4:05 min

Exclusive interview with Bill Harrellson, who flew a single-engine LanceAir IV over both poles.

Lake Havasu Balloon Festival
Lake Havasu Balloon Festival
2:07 min

Lake Havasu City, Arizona, was treated to a colorful display as the local balloon festival marked its fifth year.

Bahamas Sea Planes
Bahamas Sea Planes
2:28 min

There is no more scenic way to see the Bahamas than by touring in a seaplane.

Flying to the Bahamas
Flying to the Bahamas
4:48 min

Learn the ins and outs of flying to the Bahamas.

St. Simons Island Attractions
St. Simons Island Attractions
1:19 min

See the top attractions around St. Simons Island in preparation for the Fly In.

Barrington Irving's Flying Classroom
Barrington Irving's Flying Classroom
2:45 min

Pilot Barrington Irvin is flying around the world to get students interested in aviation careers.

Dogfighting over Cape Cod
Dogfighting over Cape Cod
6:56 min

Join AOPA Online Associate Editor Jim "Buffet" Moore as he goes head-to-head in a dogfight over Cape Cod Bay. See what it's like to be a fighter pilot.

Opinion

Tom Young, author and pilot
Tom Young, author and pilot
3:30 min

Novelist and pilot Tom Young talks about the situation in the Middle East, flying, and his new novel, Sand and Fire.

Good story on general aviation
Good story on general aviation
0:23 min

New York Times publishes a good article on general aviation.

Ideas to trim the FAA budget
Ideas to trim the FAA budget
1:20 min

We all know the Federal Government needs to trim the budget. AOPA President Mark Baker has identified ways to trim the FAA budget - that won't hurt the industry.

Mark Baker Keynote - Summit 2013
Mark Baker Keynote - Summit 2013
33:01 min
Mark Baker interview
Mark Baker interview
16:06 min

Tom Haines interviews AOPA President & CEO - elect Mark Baker.

Craig Fuller interview
Craig Fuller interview
16:12 min

AOPA President & CEO reflects on his years in the left seat for the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association.

CBP can't find pilot stop records
CBP can't find pilot stop records
1:27 min

Incredible. CBP says it can't find records on a pilot stop and search.

Sen. James Inhofe interviewed by AOPA Pres. Craig Fuller
Sen. James Inhofe interviewed by AOPA Pres. Craig Fuller
16:20 min

Sen. James Inhofe announces a Pilots' Bill of Rights II at AirVenture 2013.

Independence Day message from Craig Fuller
Independence Day message from Craig Fuller
0:32 min

A special message from AOPA President Craig Fuller.

RTCA FAA funding discussion
RTCA FAA funding discussion
15:54 min

Is it time to look for another way to fund the FAA, perhaps even consider outsourcing some operations? A discussion during the RTCA symposium in Washington, DC June 6, 2013

AirVenture ATC fees interview
AirVenture ATC fees interview
14:58 min

EAA Chairman Jack Pelton on the FAA holding AirVenture at Oshkosh hostage to air traffic control user fees.

Craig Fuller interview on controller furlough, FAA funding
Craig Fuller interview on controller furlough, FAA funding
6:18 min

AOPA President talks about end of the controller furlough, and examining changes in FAA funding.

ABC News attacks general aviation
ABC News attacks general aviation
6:33 min
Harrison Ford on back country flying
Harrison Ford on back country flying
2:13 min
Craig Fuller speaks out on the sequester
Craig Fuller speaks out on the sequester
2:03 min

Financial

T-34 Partners
T-34 Partners
3:10 min

Two men from Ohio have successfully shared the costs and adventures of owning a T-34 for over 30 years.

Flying Clubs
Flying Clubs
2:00 min

Flying clubs have a number of advantages including affordability, the option to choose from a variety of planes, and camaraderie.

AOPA Flight Training Loans
AOPA Flight Training Loans
1:05 min

The AOPA Finance Company is making flight training loans available at very reasonable rates. Loans can be used for all flying purposes, and are exclusive to AOPA members.

Bob Showalter interview
Bob Showalter interview
6:07 min

Family-owned and operated Showalter Flying Service on Orlando Executive Airport is being sold to Atlantic Aviation after 70 years of business. Bob Showalter talks about the decision.

AOPA Foundcation Giving Back Awards
AOPA Foundcation Giving Back Awards
1:24 min

Recreational Aviation Foundation a recipient of an AOPA Foundation Giving Back Award.

Guide to starting a flying club
Guide to starting a flying club
3:20 min

AOPA hopes to help more flying clubs get started.

Ideas to trim the FAA budget
Ideas to trim the FAA budget
1:20 min

We all know the Federal Government needs to trim the budget. AOPA President Mark Baker has identified ways to trim the FAA budget - that won't hurt the industry.

New AOPA Aviation Finance Company
New AOPA Aviation Finance Company
1:50 min

New resource to help pilots finance aircraft, avionics, and engine purchases.

AOPA Aviation Finance Company
AOPA Aviation Finance Company
6:28 min

Tom Haines interviews Adam Meredith and Joe Dini of the new AOPA Aviation Finance Company, LLC.

GAMA State of the Industry 2012
GAMA State of the Industry 2012
3:57 min

Annual report on the health of the aviation industry from the General Aviation Manufacturers Association.

Aircraft Owner Tax Issues
Aircraft Owner Tax Issues
17:41 min

AOPA expert Ray Speciale (CPA, attorney-at-law) explains tax issues aircraft owners need to be aware of before filing federal income tax.

Bonus Depreciation
Bonus Depreciation
10:47 min

New law provides tax advantages for buying new aircraft or equipment this year.

AOPA

AOPA Activities at AirVenture 2015
AOPA Activities at AirVenture 2015
2:59 min

AOPA hosts a variety of activities around the complex at AirVenture 2015.

Progress soon on Third Class Medical reform?
Progress soon on Third Class Medical reform?
4:12 min

Find out what's taking so darned long to get any progress on Third Class Medical reform,and how the measure could start moving forward soon.

2015 AOPA Homecoming Fly In
2015 AOPA Homecoming Fly In
3:04 min

AOPA welcomed thousands of pilots to headquarters in Frederick, MD.

First look at the Falcon 5X
First look at the Falcon 5X
0:53 min

Dassault rolls out the Falcon 5X, in style.

Rep. Todd Rokita interview
Rep. Todd Rokita interview
10:41 min

Rep. Todd Rokita (R-Indiana) talks about the progress of Third Class Medical reform in Congress, how AOPA members can help get rid of the medical requirement, and the integration of unmanned aerial systems into the national airspace system.

Real Pilot Story: From Miscue to Rescue
Real Pilot Story: From Miscue to Rescue
24:28 min

Watch as a series of delays, poor decisions, and lack of preparation turns a four hour cross-country flight into a 30-hour survival crisis for a pilot and his family in the unforgiving Idaho backcountry.

AOPA Salinas Regional Fly In
AOPA Salinas Regional Fly In
2:32 min

Find out the great sights to see and things to do around the AOPA Salinas Regional Fly In.

One Week Ready to Solo
One Week Ready to Solo
3:10 min

A look at the ambitious plan to go from zero to ready to solo in one week.

Bizav & You
Bizav & You
0:45 min

Want to fly around in a Pilatus PC-12NG? AOPA and Pilatus Aircraft are working together to give you a chance to fly the aircraft of missions for which it is well suited.

Unions concerned about drones
Unions concerned about drones
0:31 min

A group of transportation unions say that Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS, UAV, or drones) aren't ready for commercial use because they could pose a safety threat to manned aircraft.

Pilot's Bill of Rights - Medical Certificate Reform
Pilot's Bill of Rights - Medical Certificate Reform
0:52 min

AOPA is calling all pilots to action to urge Congress to support the Pilot's Bill of Rights II, which includes Third Class Medical reform. The bill would allow pilots to fly noncommercially in aircraft weighing up to 6,000 pounds carrying five passengers below 14,000 feet in VFR and IFR conditions without the need for a medical certificate.

Medical certificate reform update.
Medical certificate reform update.
1:33 min

Rep. Sam Graves (R-Missouri) vows that medical certificate reform will happen in 2015.

AvGas update
AvGas update
0:59 min

Progress continues towards finding a practical replacement for leaded aviation gasoline.

Progress expected on medical reform, patience still needed
Progress expected on medical reform, patience still needed
3:32 min

We've heard from members: Yes there's a lot of support for medical reform, why isn't it going anywhere? In short, it is...

2014 Hat in the Ring Challenge
2014 Hat in the Ring Challenge
1:30 min

Are you #TeamMark or #TeamJim? Find out about the 2014 AOPA Hat in the Ring Challenge.

Events

Minneapolis Fly-in
Minneapolis Fly-in
0:56 min

All the sights and sounds from the regional fly-in at Anoka County Blaine airport.

Restored BT-13 Honors the Women Airforce Service Pilots
Restored BT-13 Honors the Women Airforce Service Pilots
3:39 min

Women Airforce Service Pilots veteran Elizabeth Strohfus was at the Minneapolis Fly-in to appreciate the efforts of those restoring a Vultee BT-13 Valiant to honor Strohfus and her fellow aviatrixes.

Minneapolis Fly-in Preview
Minneapolis Fly-in Preview
2:17 min

AOPA President Mark Baker has a lot of reasons to come to the fly-in at Anoka County Airport near Minneapolis.

AOPA Activities at AirVenture 2015
AOPA Activities at AirVenture 2015
2:59 min

AOPA hosts a variety of activities around the complex at AirVenture 2015.

AOPA Live This Week - July 25, 2015 - AirVenture 2015
AOPA Live This Week - July 25, 2015 - AirVenture 2015
12:58 min

The Airline Pilots Association tries to throttle medical certificate reform. A veritable hive of Republic Seabees touchdown at AirVenture on Lake Winnebago. How a flying club can make flying affordable. The ride of a lifetime for a woman who helps kids get into flying.

AOPA Live This Week - July 24, 2015 - AirVenture 2015
AOPA Live This Week - July 24, 2015 - AirVenture 2015
15:55 min

AOPA Live at AirVenture 2015 in Oshkosh. A possible breakthrough for medical certificate reform. The FAA boss speaks. A warbird partnership. Pirates of the north forty.

AOPA Live This Week - July 23, 2015 - AirVenture 2015
AOPA Live This Week - July 23, 2015 - AirVenture 2015
21:23 min

The sights and sounds of AirVenture 2015 at Oshkosh! A sudden opportunity for Third Class Medical reform. There will be lots of jobs in aviation. A WWII paratrooper meets up with the aircraft that lead him into battle. And putting a Piper in a Bonanza.

2015 AOPA Homecoming Fly In
2015 AOPA Homecoming Fly In
3:04 min

AOPA welcomed thousands of pilots to headquarters in Frederick, MD.

Joe Nall Week RC Fly-in
Joe Nall Week RC Fly-in
0:24 min

Watch scaled-down aircraft converge on Triple Tree Aerodrome for the world’s largest RC event.

Salinas kicks off 2015 AOPA Fly-In season
Salinas kicks off 2015 AOPA Fly-In season
3:57 min

All of the sights and sounds from Salinas California including a helicopter pilot on a mission to inspire young girls to follow in her footsteps. AOPA President Mark Baker emphasizes to Fly-in attendees that third class medical reform is still AOPA's top priority.

AOPA Salinas Regional Fly In
AOPA Salinas Regional Fly In
2:32 min

Find out the great sights to see and things to do around the AOPA Salinas Regional Fly In.

Paws and Planes Day at the National Aviation Community Center
Paws and Planes Day at the National Aviation Community Center
2:34 min

The AOPA National Aviation Community Center hosted Paws and Planes, an event that showed kids flying for others – including our four-footed friends – can be rewarding and fun.

Mark Baker Honored at Living Legends of Aviation
Mark Baker Honored at Living Legends of Aviation
1:37 min

Harrison Ford presented his legacy award to AOPA President Mark Baker at the Twelfth Annual Living Legends of Aviation Awards.

2015 AOPA Fly-In Locations Revealed
2015 AOPA Fly-In Locations Revealed
2:05 min

AOPA President Mark Baker looks forward to a new year of AOPA Fly-Ins as the association aims to build on the success of 2014 events that drew thousands.

2015 AOPA Fly-Ins
2015 AOPA Fly-Ins
0:31 min

Preview of the 2015 AOPA Fly-Ins.