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Mark Twombly was named Page Field‘s Aviation Ambassador of the Year for 2018 at the recent customer appreciation luncheon.

By any standard, the Solar Impulse 2 is a marvel of engineering. This solar-powered plane — currently being flown around the world by Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg — didn't use a drop of kerosene on its epic trip across the Pacific Ocean.

Generous donations to the AOPA Foundation are having a direct impact on boosting the pilot population and improving general aviation safety.

With the holiday season upon us, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) wants to make sure your laser-light displays are aimed at your house and not into the sky.

The longest-ever presidential TFR in South Florida goes into effect on Dec. 21 as President Donald Trump heads to his West Palm Beach resort for up to 16 days. The FAA issued the alert earlier this week.

On Thursday, December 7th, servicemen from the U.S. Marine Corps visited the Boca Raton Airport to collect the hundreds and hundreds of toys that were donated during the 2018 Toys for Tots drive.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is developing new flight paths for aircraft flying over Central and South Florida. The project is called South-Central Florida Metroplex and the Agency will ask the public for input as it develops the new air traffic control procedures.

Officials say 32 cold-stunned Kemp’s ridley sea turtles rescued off New England’s coast have arrived in the Florida Keys to warm up at the Turtle Hospital. A volunteer group of general aviation pilots, under the banner of “Turtles Fly Too,” transported the reptiles on Tuesday.

A research team has developed a new drone that can retract its propeller arms in flight and make itself small to fit through narrow gaps and holes. This is particularly useful when searching for victims of natural disasters.

With the release of proposed regulations on 100 percent immediate expensing, which was passed as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the IRS held a public hearing where NBAA provided testimony.

General Aviation pilots who want to fly around Atlanta between Jan. 29 and Feb. 5, 2019, will want to check out the FAA’s Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) for air traffic procedures for the area.

Some of the worst weather in the world, extreme distances, freezing temperatures, single-pilot fatigue, and few places to land would hinder most pilots from even thinking about flying in the remote icy terrain of the Arctic and Antarctic.

Adam Meredith, president of AOPA Aviation Finance, spoke with the Atlanta Business Chronicle regarding the effect the new tax law has had on business aircraft ownership and what it means for those looking to buy.

Although hybrid-electric cars are becoming commonplace, similar technology applied to airplanes comes with significantly different challenges. University of Illinois aerospace engineers are addressing some of them toward the development of a more sustainable alternative to fossil fuels to power airplanes.

The NAHF Class of 2019, who will be inducted at the 57th Enshrinement Dinner & Ceremony on September 28th, 2019 in Denver, CO, is a diverse group representing a broad range of enduring contributions to both the advancement of flight and manned exploration of space.

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