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Mental gymnastics

Mastering the mental discipline required to score well in aerobatic competition is arguably both the greatest challenge, and the greatest reward.

Jul 30, 2015 | comments

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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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Aerobatics

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Mental gymnastics

Mastering the mental discipline required to score well in aerobatic competition is arguably both the greatest challenge, and the greatest reward.

Jul 30, 2015 | comments

Article

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

Article

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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IFR

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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

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: What's the window?

A pilot planning a day trip to the coast in the FBO’s new IFR-equipped aircraft has more than just weather to consider.

Jul 15, 2015 | comments

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: The quick pick

It’s comforting that you can always pick up an IFR clearance if conditions deteriorate. It’s another thing to pull the trigger and manage any complications.

Jun 29, 2015 | comments
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Takeoffs and Landings

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'All about doing the impossible'

Pilots who are passionate about aviation can change lives, said Ben Walton, founder of the Summit Aviation Cancer Camp in Bozeman, Montana.

Jul 23, 2015

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SkiGull details revealed

In a departure from his long-held practice of keeping his airplane projects secret while still in development, Burt Rutan used a public forum at EAA AirVenture on July 22 to reveal details of the SkiGull, an ultra-efficient, long-range seaplane capable of landing on asphalt, grass, snow, or water.

Jul 22, 2015 | comments

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Taste of Valdez

Joe Dory IV is an accomplished backcountry pilot, but he admitted he was a little nervous about the task at hand: competing in the short takeoff and landing (STOL) event at EAA AirVenture before thousands of pilots July 21.

Jul 22, 2015 | comments
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Mountain Flying

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'Pilot Getaways' Editor in Chief John Kounis dies

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.

Jul 14, 2015

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Pilot Getaways: Solitude in the Selway

Few airstrips exude peacefulness like Fish Lake. Within this spruce-shrouded valley, the wildlife is abundant, the sounds are intensified, and visitors are rare.

Jun 10, 2015

News release

FIRST AOPA FLY-IN OF 2015 A RESOUNDING SUCCESS

FIRST AOPA FLY-IN OF 2015 A RESOUNDING SUCCESS

May 19, 2015
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