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AOPA Fly-In activities at Prescott, Arizona, will be centered on the Guidance Aviation ramp, shown at lower right. Photo by Mike Collins.

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Steve Hinton Jr. flew modified P-51D Mustang "Voodoo" to a third Unlimited Gold championship at the 2016 National Championship Air Races in Reno. It was Hinton's seventh championship at the annual event. Photo by Robert Fisher.

Hinton flies away with Unlimited Gold

Geoff Peterson installs a FreeFlight Systems universal access transceiver behind the baggage compartment of a Cessna 172. Photo by Mike Collins.

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Lt. Col. Dick Cole, one of the two surviving Doolittle Raiders from World War II, visited AOPA's National Aviation Community Center for a book signing at Frederick Municipal Airport in Frederick, Maryland, Nov. 8. Photo by David Tulis.

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Taxi briefings

In my last post, I discussed approach and STAR briefings. In this one, I’d like to take a few minutes to discuss taxi briefings. Ground operations are among the most challenging in aviation, especially at larger, more complicated airports. Here, as bullet points, are a few points of emphasis. Hot spots. The FAA (and pilots and local ...
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