Pilot Youth and Introductory

Pilot Youth and Introductory

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'Little guy at the fence'

A boy who had waved at airplanes from outside the fence meets an airline pilot, and flies in a Piper Archer with AOPA’s Yasmina Platt.

Aug 26, 2015 | comments

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Friends promote aviation on celebratory trip

Two college friends celebrated a recent graduation by flying the East Coast—and gave back to the aviation community as they traveled.

Aug 25, 2015

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AMA issues drone challenge

The Academy of Model Aeronautics is offering kits and education for student teams to compete in a search-and-rescue challenge with drones.

Aug 20, 2015 | comments
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AV8RS

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Inspiration nation

The airplane remains a potent tool for sparking inspiration, and AOPA is offering new support to the growing movement to bring aeronautics into high school classrooms.

Jun 16, 2015 | comments

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Ninety-Nines solo scholarship applications due July 7

The Ninety-Nines and Experimental Aircraft Association will award $3,000 to support one young woman’s flight training through her first solo and beyond through the 2015 Karen Johnson Solo Scholarship.

Jun 01, 2015

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AEA, GAMA announce scholarship winners

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association and Aircraft Electronics Association announced the winners of 26 aviation scholarships in May, including a pilot and students pursuing a career in the general aviation maintenance and aircraft electronics industry.

May 27, 2015
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Learn to Fly

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High Hopes program: ‘You can’

Convincing teens and wounded veterans that they can—not only fly but achieve their dreams—is the central purpose behind the High Hopes for Colorado nonprofit at Colorado Springs Municipal Airport.

Aug 12, 2015 | comments

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The flying toothbrush

Canadian pilot Raphaël Langumier’s 4-year-old daughter took a shine to aerobatics. Now, Léa wanted to know, how does a toothbrush float in outer space?

Jul 22, 2015

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Lakeland kids help build general aviation

These young folks are going somewhere: Oshkosh, to be exact. They are helping keep general aviation strong and encouraging younger kids along the way.

Jul 14, 2015
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STEM

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AMA issues drone challenge

The Academy of Model Aeronautics is offering kits and education for student teams to compete in a search-and-rescue challenge with drones.

Aug 20, 2015 | comments

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Planning for the future

It’s back to school time all across the country, and some teenagers are finding something new in their curriculum—aviation.

Aug 19, 2015 | comments

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High Hopes program: ‘You can’

Convincing teens and wounded veterans that they can—not only fly but achieve their dreams—is the central purpose behind the High Hopes for Colorado nonprofit at Colorado Springs Municipal Airport.

Aug 12, 2015 | comments
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