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Group flights to head for National Parks

The combination of companionship and the expertise of a professional guide is part of the appeal of Northern Adventures' “America the Beautiful” air tours.

Mar 26, 2015

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Wyoming transformations

Afton, Wyoming—Before their transformations can begin, the worn, hard-flown Cessna 152s selected for the AOPA “You Can Fly” program must get to this mountain valley.

Mar 11, 2015

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P&E: Never Again

My most significant aviation learning started when my small airplane finally came to a stop with the right main gear and the tailwheel off the end of the Lagubang airstrip in the mountains of the southern Philippines.

Mar 10, 2015
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Autumn

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Pilot Briefing: 2015 Sweepstakes

The “Reimagined” AOPA 2015 Sweepstakes 152 was built on an overly optimistic forecast.

Jan 09, 2015

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BizAv showtime

Every autumn the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) holds its annual convention, an event that serves as the turbine-powered world’s biggest get-together.

Nov 11, 2014

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Top 10 reasons to come home to Frederick

A high-adrenaline aerobatic demonstration, warbird rides, and gourmet food trucks are among the highlights of AOPA’s Homecoming Fly-In at Frederick Municipal Airport in Maryland Oct. 4.

Sep 23, 2014
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Hurricane

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Pilot Briefing: Saving airports

A little more than six years ago—on November 24, 2008—22 pilots at Sky Manor Airport invested enough deposit money to buy the privately owned Pittstown, New Jersey, facility.

Feb 04, 2015

Article

Port-A-Cool wants you to chill out

Port-A-Cool is trying to keep things cold with its new Hurricane evaporative cooler.

Aug 19, 2014

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Pilots invited to help with humanitarian project in Bahamas

Bahamas Habitat is gathering pilots to fly to the islands Feb. 20 through 23 to work with Bahamas Methodist Habitat on projects ranging from putting up drywall in a medical center to painting the Zion Children’s Home.

Feb 05, 2014
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Spring

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Pilot Briefing: Giving Back

Operation Migration is one of the 2014 recipients of an AOPA Foundation Giving Back grant.

Mar 10, 2015

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P&E: Technique

I asked mountain flying instructors in Colorado how we can improve our mountain flying skills.

Mar 10, 2015

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Pilot Getaways: Shenandoah Mountain retreat

In Virginia's Allegheny Mountains, you'll find a fly-in community with an unusual combination of skiing, snowboarding, and golf just a few steps from the tiedown area. Family-friendly Bryce Resort is known for its all-season fun for everyone, according to Pilot Getaways.

Feb 10, 2015 | comments
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Summer

Article

Group flights to head for National Parks

The combination of companionship and the expertise of a professional guide is part of the appeal of Northern Adventures' “America the Beautiful” air tours.

Mar 26, 2015

Pilot Magazine

Wyoming transformations

Afton, Wyoming—Before their transformations can begin, the worn, hard-flown Cessna 152s selected for the AOPA “You Can Fly” program must get to this mountain valley.

Mar 11, 2015

Pilot Magazine

P&E: Never Again

My most significant aviation learning started when my small airplane finally came to a stop with the right main gear and the tailwheel off the end of the Lagubang airstrip in the mountains of the southern Philippines.

Mar 10, 2015
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Thunderstorms

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The Bonanza goes to war

Few students of the Vietnam War know much about the QU–22B Pave Eagle, the most unusual Bonanza you’ve never seen. Well, it’s mostly Bonanza; the highly modified airframe has a number of unique parts. Only 27 were built, plus six predecessor YQU–22A models.

Aug 06, 2014

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Weather Watch: Gusts and squalls

A gust front at EAA’s AirVenture in 2011, about to attack AOPA’s tent site.

Jul 31, 2014

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Safety

Thunderstorms cause relatively few accidents – on average, about five per year – but 75 percent of them are fatal.

Jun 16, 2014
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Winter

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Wyoming transformations

Afton, Wyoming—Before their transformations can begin, the worn, hard-flown Cessna 152s selected for the AOPA “You Can Fly” program must get to this mountain valley.

Mar 11, 2015

Article

Mineral Canyon, Utah

The most profound reason to visit Mineral Canyon is simply to experience the natural wonder of the picturesque, river-worn canyons. The canyons are a spectacle to behold from the air.

Mar 09, 2015 | comments

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ATC angels

Let’s face it, pilots sometimes find themselves in real “aw, shucks” situations. Despite superior skill, judgment, ingenuity, good looks, or enthusiasm, things just aren’t working out.

Mar 09, 2015
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