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Aviation Legend Bob Hoover dies at 94

AOPA announced the flight schools and instructors who were dubbed the cream of the crop during Redbird Flight Simulation’s annual Migration conference in San Marcos, Texas,  Oct. 25. The 2016 AOPA Flight Training Poll gave aviators the opportunity to provide feedback about their recent flight training experience, as a way to “stand up and sound off for the future of flight training.” Flight Training Professionals (instructor and student pictured here) was selected as the Best Flight School. Photo courtesy of Ed Comisky.

Florida flight school, Maryland CFI win excellence awards

The inaugural Wings 'n Wheels aircraft, automobile, and motorcycle event that began as a gathering between friends drew almost 2,500 to AOPA's National Aviation Community Center at the Frederick Municipal Airport in Frederick, Maryland, Oct. 22. Photo by David Tulis.

Wings 'n Wheels wows, draws crowd

A Cessna Citation M2 flies over the countryside. Photo by Mike Fizer.

Citation convocation

JetPack Aviation CEO and test pilot David Mayman flies Oct. 5 over London’s Royal Docks. Image courtesy of JetPack Aviation via YouTube.

Jet packs jostle for attention

Aircraft park on the ramp at Ngala in South Africa. Photo by Tom  Haines.

Proposed regs threaten South African aviation

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One of the delusional fallacies I used to aid in the process of convincing myself that I could live through moving to Europe with the airplane was a fanciful notion that “English is the language of aviation.” That statement is correct if you’re an airline captain flying into national capitals. For general, aviation, it’s a ...
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