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Photography of a young instructor and an older student in the cockpit of a Piper Cherokee.
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Rusty Pilots

Bring aviators back to the fold
Been awhile since you’ve been in the left seat? Are you a flight school wanting to welcome Rusty Pilots back to the cockpit?

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AOPA promotes general aviation
Advocacy is more than lobbying Congress or the FAA. It’s engaging with agencies, legislatures, and pilots. We put 350,000 pilots behind you.

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Wood hobbyist Ian Jimmerson took his love of all things mechanical and combined it with his woodworking passion to create a nine-cylinder radial engine out of lumber and plastic. Photo courtesy of Ian Jimmerson.

Wooden radial engine inspires

André Borschberg lands Solar Impulse 2 in Phoenix a few minutes ahead of schedule May 2. Photo courtesy of Solar Impulse.

Solar Impulse lands in Phoenix


Explore Beaufort during AOPA Fly-In

AOPA launches a new website to better serve pilots.

AOPA launches new website to better serve pilots


Student creates company for first job

Economic trends and the worldwide financial market can affect general aviation. iStock photo.

Missouri legislators, pilots ponder tax strategies

Training and safety

Crosswind taxi technique

Training Tip: What examiners want

AOPA 2016 Fly-In

Beaufort Fly-In procedures

to turn or not to turn

To turn or not to turn


Copper River Basin


register for battle creek

AOPA's 2016 Fly-Ins

Flying Clubs Hero

Flying Clubs


Part 23 reform is an important step to increase safety and lower costs for pilots and aircraft manufacturers alike. AOPA file photo of Mooney factory.

Industry calls on FAA to issue final Part 23 rule

The U.S. Customs and Border Patrol is one of the many government agencies that have influence over general aviation. Photo by David Tulis.

AOPA, CBP building on progress

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