Events

Events

Advocacy

Member help still needed on medical reform

Although Congress is about to break for its August recess, AOPA members should keep calling their elected officials and asking them to co-sponsor the Pilot's Bill of Rights 2 (PBR2), said AOPA Senior Vice President of Government Affairs Jim Coon.

Jul 30, 2015

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PS Engineering celebrates its 30th birthday

Mark Scheuer was tired of yelling at his wife across the noisy cockpit of their Grumman Yankee, and he thought there had to be a better way of communicating. PS Engineering Inc. was born out of that necessity and is now celebrating its third decade of forging new ground in cockpit communication technology.

Jul 30, 2015

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‘Floatplane Odyssey’ recounts earthrounding flight

A tale of flying adventure, severe injuries, international political maneuvering, and an emergency at sea comes to life in "Floatplane Odyssey," a book that commemorates the twenty-fifth anniversary of Tom Casey’s 1990 around-the-world flight in a Cessna 206 on floats.

Jul 30, 2015
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AOPA Events

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Music, barbecue, aerobatics at Barnstormers Party

Eclectic music, Southern-style barbecue, and an aerobatic routine will open the weekend of the AOPA Minneapolis Fly-In at a Barnstormers Party Aug. 21.

Jul 22, 2015

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AOPA Homecoming draws thousands to airport

A steady breeze and partly sunny skies brought welcomed relief to AOPA Homecoming Fly-In attendees from the Mid-Atlantic region who had been deluged with a week’s worth of rain. More than 3,300 people attended the Frederick, Maryland, event, with 375 aircraft flying in.

Jun 06, 2015 | comments

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Big names headline AOPA Homecoming

The Breitling Jet Team, aerobatic stars Michael Goulian and Sean D. Tucker, NTSB Chairman Christopher A. Hart, retired Navy Cmdr. Kirk S. Lippold, and filmmaker Brian Terwilliger are some of the big names headlining AOPA’s Homecoming Fly-In in Frederick, Maryland, June 6.

Jun 03, 2015
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Fly-in

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Music, barbecue, aerobatics at Barnstormers Party

Eclectic music, Southern-style barbecue, and an aerobatic routine will open the weekend of the AOPA Minneapolis Fly-In at a Barnstormers Party Aug. 21.

Jul 22, 2015

Pilot Magazine

August 22, 2015: AOPA Fly-In Minneapolis, MN

Join us in the land of 10,000 lakes for a fly-in that will delight every pilot and aviation enthusiast.

Jul 08, 2015

Pilot Magazine

Pilot Briefing: Fly-Ins

AOPA Homecoming brings thousands to airport

Jul 06, 2015
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Airshow

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Flying with fire

As performers crisscrossed the Oshkosh, Wisconsin, night sky with sparks streaming from their wings, the crowd was treated to a tradition with surprisingly deep roots.

Jul 30, 2015 | comments

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IMC Club on verge of merger with EAA

IMC Club began as a way to exchange real-world instrument flight rules discussions and now the popular monthly meetings and video lesson format is on the verge of merging with the EAA.

Jul 28, 2015 | comments

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EAA AirVenture 2015 'a tremendous week'

As the last of the airshow performers warmed up over Wittman Regional Airport, EAA Chairman Jack Pelton said EAA AirVenture 2015 was a smashing success with increased attendance breaking early week records and something for everyone.

Jul 27, 2015
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Air Racing

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Arch handles the heat

An aggressive but smooth final flight propelled Red Bull Air Race pilot Hannes Arch to the top of the podium in Budapest.

Jul 06, 2015

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SIUC team takes first place in 2015 Air Race Classic

Two pilots representing Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (SIUC) took first place in the 2015 Air Race Classic, which concluded on June 25.

Jul 01, 2015

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Cheap chills

Pilots have options (besides suffering and sweating) when the summer sun drives cockpit temperatures north of comfortable. Air conditioning can cost less than you might think.

Jun 25, 2015 | comments
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