Weather

Weather

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Secrets of night storms probed

A King Air, Lockheed P-3 Orion, and NASA’s DC-8 are among an armada of vehicles probing night storms in the Great Plains.

Jul 01, 2015 | comments

Article

Lightspeed announces summer headset deals

Pilots, listen up: Lightspeed Aviation is offering discounts of up to $100 on a trio of noise reducing, Bluetooth-capable headsets in its summer headset sale.

Jun 30, 2015

Article

Air Force grant helps Civil Air Patrol cadet campers

A new Air Force grant opens the financial door for Civil Air Patrol cadets struggling to attend this summer’s weeklong camps highlighting leadership, physical fitness, character development, and aviation-themed educational experiences.

Jun 29, 2015 | comments
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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

Advocacy

Befriending neighbors

After noise complaints raised tension in recent years, a Cape Cod airport has bonded with the community through airplanes, classic cars, fire engines, and ice cream.

Jun 17, 2015

Article

Pilot Getaways: Seaside tradition

Enjoy the beach, bay, and treasured wetlands of Ocean City, Maryland, on your way to our from the AOPA Homecoming Fly-In in Frederick, Maryland, on June 6.

May 26, 2015

Article

Big numbers

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

Apr 20, 2015
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Summer

Article

Secrets of night storms probed

A King Air, Lockheed P-3 Orion, and NASA’s DC-8 are among an armada of vehicles probing night storms in the Great Plains.

Jul 01, 2015 | comments

Article

Lightspeed announces summer headset deals

Pilots, listen up: Lightspeed Aviation is offering discounts of up to $100 on a trio of noise reducing, Bluetooth-capable headsets in its summer headset sale.

Jun 30, 2015

Article

Air Force grant helps Civil Air Patrol cadet campers

A new Air Force grant opens the financial door for Civil Air Patrol cadets struggling to attend this summer’s weeklong camps highlighting leadership, physical fitness, character development, and aviation-themed educational experiences.

Jun 29, 2015 | comments
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Thunderstorms

Article

Secrets of night storms probed

A King Air, Lockheed P-3 Orion, and NASA’s DC-8 are among an armada of vehicles probing night storms in the Great Plains.

Jul 01, 2015 | comments

Slideshow

Storms cut large swath

Powerful storms struck the High Plains and Midwest June 22, destroying homes and other buildings including a hangar at an Iowa airport.

Jun 24, 2015

Article

Texas storms scrub Ladies Love Taildraggers, Bluebonnet fly-ins

The Ladies Love Taildraggers Fly-In that had been scheduled May 28 through 30 has been canceled in light of storms and floods that have pummeled Texas.

May 27, 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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