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The Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum houses the Howard Hughes designed Spruce Goose, one of the largest aircraft ever built, in McMinnville, Oregon. Photo by David Tulis.

Inside the Spruce Goose

Tecnam P2002 Sierra MkII photo courtesy of Tecnam.

Tecnam P2002 Sierra gets luxury upgrade

Test pilot Dave Morss flew the maiden flight of the Stratos 714 VLJ (Very Light Jet) on Nov. 21, and tests have continued since. Photo courtesy of Stratos Aircraft.

Stratos 714 makes first flight

The USS Arizona burning after the Japanese attack on Dec. 7, 1941. U.S. Navy archival photo.

Events remember Pearl Harbor

This NavWorx ADS600-B Universal Access Transceiver has been installed in the tail of a Cessna 152. Photo by Mike Collins.

NavWorx explains refused FAA inspection

The AOPA Flight Planner offers a tool to assist with the selection of equipment codes and other technical questions related to completing the international flight plan.

Early 2017 start date for international flight plan form

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Declaring an emergency

There is always a wish to avoid declaring an emergency in flight, because of the mythical “paperwork” or the modern equivalent of the Inquisition that will follow. Instructors often try to pound it into students’ heads that declaring an emergency is not a big deal. The problem is, most instructors have never had to declare ...
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