Weather

Weather

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Drone school opens for business

Auburn University has been granted a waiver to operate a commercial drone school that will be open to the public.

May 22, 2015

News release

COUNTRY STAR DIERKS BENTLEY NAMED AOPA FOUNDATION HAT IN THE RING SOCIETY CO CHAIR

COUNTRY STAR DIERKS BENTLEY NAMED AOPA FOUNDATION HAT IN THE RING SOCIETY CO-CHAIR

May 22, 2015

Article

Safety

Trivia nights are a popular mid-week event at many local water holes. Why not make your club’s next Safety Meeting a trivia night by using the Air Safety Institute’s Safety Quizzes? ASI has more than 70 quizzes available online for free. Each has 10 questions and an explanation of the correct answer. This could be a fun way to engage your members and share important information to keep you club safe.

May 17, 2015
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Autumn

Pilot Magazine

Pilot Briefing: 2015 Sweepstakes

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

Jan 09, 2015

Pilot Magazine

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

Article

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

Pilot Magazine

One pumped-up C90B

Jeff Gorman just bought a King Air—his sixth consecutive King Air, to be precise.

Apr 07, 2015

Pilot Magazine

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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Spring

Article

Big numbers

Sun ‘n Fun International Fly-In and Expo is shaping up to set records for attendance.

Apr 20, 2015

Pilot Magazine

National Bushwheel Awareness Week: Quirky gathering in the Idaho wilderness

Turbulent plumes of swirling mountain air jostle our pair of Carbon Cubs as we approach Johnson Creek Airport (3U2) for the start of National Bushwheel Awareness Week, a quirky annual gathering that attracts more than 100 backcountry airplanes and the STOL fanatics who fly them.

Apr 06, 2015

Pilot Magazine

Safety Pilot

In flying, loss of control (LOC) might lead to the ultimate calamity—the loss of life.

Apr 03, 2015
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Summer

Article

Drone school opens for business

Auburn University has been granted a waiver to operate a commercial drone school that will be open to the public.

May 22, 2015

News release

COUNTRY STAR DIERKS BENTLEY NAMED AOPA FOUNDATION HAT IN THE RING SOCIETY CO CHAIR

COUNTRY STAR DIERKS BENTLEY NAMED AOPA FOUNDATION HAT IN THE RING SOCIETY CO-CHAIR

May 22, 2015

Pilot Magazine

Globetrotter

Bill Harrelson’s weight-class world record flight over both the north and south poles almost ended before it began.

May 13, 2015
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Thunderstorms

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Safety

Trivia nights are a popular mid-week event at many local water holes. Why not make your club’s next Safety Meeting a trivia night by using the Air Safety Institute’s Safety Quizzes? ASI has more than 70 quizzes available online for free. Each has 10 questions and an explanation of the correct answer. This could be a fun way to engage your members and share important information to keep you club safe.

May 17, 2015

Pilot Magazine

Weather Watch

In convective seasons of yore, pilots were advised to check three big weather products for the best preflight advice concerning the location and intensity of any anticipated thunderstorms.

Apr 06, 2015

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: Danger at the heart of embedded thunderstorms

The crew, struggling against severe turbulence, icing, and loss of altitude and bank control, had inadvertently penetrated an embedded thunderstorm.

Mar 30, 2015
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Winter

Pilot Magazine

Globetrotter

Bill Harrelson’s weight-class world record flight over both the north and south poles almost ended before it began.

May 13, 2015

Pilot Magazine

National Bushwheel Awareness Week: Quirky gathering in the Idaho wilderness

Turbulent plumes of swirling mountain air jostle our pair of Carbon Cubs as we approach Johnson Creek Airport (3U2) for the start of National Bushwheel Awareness Week, a quirky annual gathering that attracts more than 100 backcountry airplanes and the STOL fanatics who fly them.

Apr 06, 2015

Pilot Magazine

Weather Watch

In convective seasons of yore, pilots were advised to check three big weather products for the best preflight advice concerning the location and intensity of any anticipated thunderstorms.

Apr 06, 2015
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