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Training Tip: Tackle no-flap landings

Article | 2015, 01 26

Have no-flap landings been part of your practice routine as you work to sharpen your skills?

NGPA executive director notes gains, goals

Article | 2015, 01 23

If only one person had been helped, it all would have been worthwhile. But much more than that has been accomplished over the 25-year life of the National Gay Pilots Association, said its executive director.

Around the world, over the poles

Article | 2015, 01 22

During a 24-day pole-to-pole adventure filled with dynamic weather conditions and unanticipated routing changes of thousands of miles in a modified Lancair IV single-engine airplane capable of carrying 361 gallons of fuel in nine tanks, 68-year-old Bill Harrelson landed in North Carolina Jan. 21 unofficially shattering the pole-to-pole speed record.

Indiana bill would end tax on 'inventory' aircraft

Advocacy | 2015, 01 21

An AOPA-backed bill that would lift a tax burden on long-unsold aircraft in dealer inventories has cleared an Indiana state Senate committee.

Aviation caucus formed in California's legislature

Advocacy | 2015, 01 21

An aviation caucus has been created in California’s state Senate and Assembly, joining other states and the U.S. Congress.

Florida tax exemption not being uniformly applied

Advocacy | 2015, 01 20

AOPA is working to make sure that members are not taxed for tax-exempt aircraft parts and services in Florida.

Training Tip: Flaps-extended operations

Article | 2015, 01 20

Some aircraft have only one maximum flaps-extended airspeed. Others may have several.

Endurance profile

Article | 2015, 01 16

For one Maine pilot, the opportunity to be the guest speaker at the monthly meeting of the University of Maine's University Flying Club offered a trip down memory lane and a sense of reassurance as to aviation's future.

TFR scheduled for State of the Union address on Jan. 20

Advocacy | 2015, 01 14

A temporary flight restriction will be in effect in Washington, D.C.-area airspace for the State of the Union address on Jan. 20.

Sky Commuter prototype reappears, in an auction

Article | 2015, 01 14

A prototype of a 1990 flying car called the Sky Commuter has reappeared in an auction in Arizona.