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The FBO and restaurant are at the northeast corner of the airport. Photo courtesy of Stearman Field.

Pilot Getaways: Stearman Bar and Grill

After two postponements, Gemini IXA astronauts Eugene Cernan, left, and Tom Stafford, center, arrive in the white room atop Launch Pad 19 at Cape Kennedy Air Force Station on June 3, 1966. Stafford is presenting a large match to McDonnell Aircraft Corporation's pad leader Gunter Wendt, far right. Photo courtesy of NASA.

Apollo commander Cernan remembered

Third class medical reforms spearheaded by AOPA have allowed pilots to maintain their connection to general aviation. Photo by Chris Rose.

AOPA details BasicMed rule

The moon rises over the Oklahoma State Capital. iStock photo.

General aviation making gains in the states

Cirrus guests gather in the service center—and no, that shiny P-51 Mustang is not a new model under development by the composite aircraft manufacturer. Photos by Chris Rose.

Delivery center opening demands a party

The AOPA Air Safety Institute's new Safety Alliance online resource covers a spectrum of safety-related materials arranged by topic. Photo by David Tulis.

Safety Alliance pools aviation safety content

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Pay formulas

If you’re getting ready to enter the airline ranks, it’s natural to wonder exactly how and what you’ll get paid. I’ve covered the basics of the pay scales before, and the pay rates for most airlines are published on To figure out a rough annual income, multiply each wage by 1,000, since pilots average ...
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