Bruce Landsberg and spin expert Rich Stowell discuss angle of attack and more in this AOPA Air Safety Institute seminar at AirVenture 2011
Disturbing trend of federal agents searching private aircraft. Flying a Super Cub across the Atlantic for a unique purpose. Rod Machado shows you how to really see and avoid.
The furlough is over, but do we need to reexamine FAA funding? Big tax reduction in Indiana thanks to AOPA. A thermal shock to your engine is a good thing sometimes, says Rod Machado. Updates to AOPA FlyQ EFB for the iPad. And a Beaver on floats -- easier than you think.
FAA furloughs clogging up the system. What GA pilots can do to avoid delays. High altitude and high G training at NASTAR. Even civilians can do it. Fight fatigue - a Fly Well report. And a do-it-yourself full cockpit 707 simulator.
FAA says the "driver's license medical" isn't an important issue. Rod Machado's "License to Learn" on high density altitude takeoffs. An airplane that lands shorter than your car can stop.
AOPA Live at Sun 'n Fun. Administration's 2014 budget includes user fees; AOPA vows a fight. A sleek new airplane from Brazil. The best, most affordable simulator with a huge community behind it. And a peek at the new panel of your AOPA Sweepstakes Debonair.
Line up and wait; more than customary delays at FXE. Rod Machado has a tip to keep you from losing an arm or a leg. The L-39 was one thing, but a MiG 15 is something else again. And we test fly the amphibious Searey.
GA in the crosshairs. From customs inspections to air traffic control, the administration makes life miserable for general aviation pilots. A 172 pilot tries her stick skills at jet fighter school. If you need to find a path to a runway NOW, we've got an app for you.
ABC News unfairly and inaccurately attacks GA safety. We set the record straight. Harrison Ford speaks up for GA before Congress. A milestone for the Eclipse 550. March madness strikes AOPA. And Fly Well - a new series on your health and piloting.
Up close look at sequestration effects at one airport -- Santa Fe Municipal in New Mexico. Training the best for the worst. An exclusive video look inside the Coast Guard's elite Advanced Helicopter Rescue School at Astoria, Oregon. A look at the next generation -- the 5th to be exact -- of the Cirrus SR22T. And Rod Machado has a quick lesson on how to reawaken your feet.
Hear from Craig Fuller about his decision to step down from AOPA. Also, what does sequestration mean to you? Plus, we fly with TOP GUN.
It's taken 9 months and a Chapter 11, but the Beechcraft Corporation is out of bankruptcy court and looking to the future. The Seneca V gets a G-1000 and rebuilding an original Curtiss hangar.
The figures are flat, but is GA flat-lined? We digest the numbers from the GAMA State of the Industry. Plus, we fly into Glacier National Park.
New series, 'License to Learn,' with Rod Machado. Go flying with the youngest precision team. David Clark is more than headsets.
We show you the Light Sport Expo in Sebring, Florida. Check out the flying car! Also, getting a tailwheel endorsement. Plus we have Patty Wagstaff performing at night.
How to REALLY see and avoid.
You preflight your airplane, but how often do you check yourself to make sure you are safe to fly? Before every flight, ensure that I M SAFE. Dr. Jonathan Sackier explains.
AOPA President talks about end of the controller furlough, and examining changes in FAA funding.
Latest news on FAA air traffic controller furloughs and ATC system delays.
National Aerospace Training and Research Center offers high altitude and high G training to civilian pilots.
A do it yourself Boeing 707 simulator with a full physical cockpit.
Fighting fatigue? Not sleeping well. You might be suffering from sleep apnea, and that could be dangerous to your flying. Dr. Jonathan Sackier explains.
This video shows the airplane landing in a 15 knot crosswind at Lakeland, Fla., and the pilot is using the technique written about in the story.
New homebuilt from Brazil.
AOPA opposes outrageous landing fees at SMO.
How to avoid picking up aquatic hitchhikers with your seaplane.
Controller furlough ended after one week, but fate of general aviation control towers uncertain.
AOPA works with Indiana legislature for big reductions in aviation taxes.
AOPA helps solve customs delay problem at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport
Al Marsh highlights difficult airports.
AOPA Foundation President Bruce Landsberg on what the AOPA Air Safety Institute is doing to improve general aviation safety.
Engine failure! Straight ahead or turn back to the airport?
Rod Machado explains how to clear fouled spark plugs.
AOPA Pilot Senior Editor Dave Hirschman shows you how to do a proper loop.
Checking checked out in airplane that wants to swap ends.
Soft field takeoff.
Exclusive interview with the pilots of Solar Impulse, Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg.
Redbird Simulations donates flight training to Bahamas Habitat
Garmin debuts touch screen and voice control, plus synthetic vision for medium lift helicopters, at HAI's Heli-Expo 2012.
De Havilland's DHC-2 classic is a dream to fly
The 5th Generation Cirrus is out. We take it for a test flight.
Jim Moore's story on the micro.
A look at the helicopter intradiction tactical squadron - the U.S. Coast Guard's helicopter sharp-shooters.
Wonder what you'll do if the engine were to quit right NOW? There's an app for that.
New infrared system turns night into day for Cessna singles.
Learn about AOPA FlyQ - A free member benefit.
Al Marsh talks with an in flight Nutritionist.
The battle of the bulge. Dr. Jonathan Sackier on what pilots need to know about weight control.
JoAnn Wilson from AOPA's medical certification department talks about getting your wings back after a heart incident.
Alyssa Miller shows us a hair-raising approach into a scenic bed & breakfast near Glacier National Park.
AOPA's Jill Tallman takes you to Vernon, Texas, where ladies from all over are learning to fly.
AOPA President Craig Fuller discusses what we can expect in 2013.
Annual report on the health of the aviation industry from the General Aviation Manufacturers Association.
AOPA expert Ray Speciale (CPA, attorney-at-law) explains tax issues aircraft owners need to be aware of before filing federal income tax.
New law provides tax advantages for buying new aircraft or equipment this year.
AOPA needs you now more than ever to help maintain its powerful voice with a thriving and growing membership. Find out from your fellow AOPA members and staff what the association means to them and why membership is so important.
Craig Fuller announced February 28 his intention to step down from his position as AOPA President & CEO. He will assist with the search for a new president and the transition to a new Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association administration.
AOPA President Craig Fuller on the sequester budget battle in Washington and the effect on general aviation, AOPA activities to grow the pilot population, and other updates on association activities.
Some 80 aircraft taxi the streets of Palm Springs to get from the airport to the AOPA convention.
Special edition from the AOPA Aviation Summit in Palm Springs
Special edition from the AOPA Aviation Summit in Palm Springs.
AOPA Summit 2012 in Palm Springs