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Four Pipistrel Alpha Electro aircraft are now being tested in California's San Joaquin Valley, with the goal of validating electric propulsion in the flight training environment. Officials celebrated their arrival April 17 with a ceremony at Fresno Chandler Executive Airport. Photo by Douglass Fletcher Sisk, courtesy of the Sustainable Aviation Project.

Learning to train with electric airplanes

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Flames from the afterburner trail behind Randy Ball's MiG-17F during a performance at Sun 'n Fun. Photo by Mike Collins.

Watch AOPA Live This Week, April 19

Training and safety

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A good instructor knows when to pipe down and let the learning happen. Photo by Mike Fizer.

Training Tip: The Siren and the Sphinx

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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University research shows that pilots are weak on interpreting weather information on the ground and in the cockpit. Photo by Chris Rose.

Weather a shaky subject for pilots in survey

Datalink Weather: Choices and Capabilities

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An Isle Royale Seaplanes Cessna 206 docks at Tobin Harbor, near Rock Harbor. Isle Royale is one of the few national parks you can access directly via seaplane. Photo courtesy Isle Royale Seaplanes.

Explore a remote wonderland by seaplane or ferry

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The Destinations platform will allow pilots to search for airports based on a variety of parameters such as runway specifications, available fuels, and approach types.

New AOPA Destinations platform inspires, informs

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AOPA's 2018 Fly-In locations include Missoula, Montana; Santa Fe, New Mexico; Carbondale, Illinois; and Gulf Shores, Alabama.

AOPA’s 2018 Fly-Ins: Gateways for exploration

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Mooney – Celebrating 70 Years of Innovation

April Showers Begins in 3-2-1

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Attendees listen to AOPA President and CEO Mark Baker during a Pilot Town Hall at the Sun 'n Fun International Fly-In and Expo in Lakeland, Florida, Wednesday, April 11, 2018. Photo by David Tulis.

Pilots react to AOPA's fight for airport access

Advocacy
The Capitol is home to the U.S. Congress and its House and Senate. The legislative branch has significant influence over general aviation. Photo by David Tulis.

FAA reauthorization bill 2.0 introduced in the House

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