It was a sea of pink at the third annual FXE Fly Pink event held at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport on Friday, October 4th. The purpose of this event was to raise awareness for breast cancer prevention, improve the lives of Fort Lauderdale employees and airport tenants, and raise funds for cancer research.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the general aviation (GA) community’s national #FlySafe campaign helps educate GA pilots about safety issues, including loss of control (LOC), powerplant failure, and controlled flight into terrain (CFIT). Stay safe! This series will show you how you can incorporate safety into every flight.
NASA’s first all-electric X-plane, the first crewed X-plane in two decades, has arrived at the Armstrong Flight Research Center in California.
A Delta flight operated exclusively by women, and carrying 120 young females as passengers, took off this week to inspire more women to become aviators and advocate for equality in a "male-dominated industry."
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) completed its final implementation milestone with Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B), the state-of-the-art surveillance system that enables air traffic controllers to track aircraft with greater accuracy and reliability.
Pilots don’t always respond to VFR traffic advisories, but that doesn’t mean we’re not looking, and grateful. That’s part of the message conveyed by AOPA staff, air traffic controllers, and others who participated in a video production collaboration that produced a series of six short videos in a series titled “Let Us Know”
Business aircraft typically fly at different altitudes, and use different airports than the airlines, but pilots operating along the U.S. East Coast can nevertheless experience delays in this constrained part of the country.
All four HCAA airports have demonstrated a commitment to lessening their impact by mapping their carbon footprint and setting goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) President and CEO Ed Bolen today told members of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science & Transportation’s Subcommittee on Aviation and Space that full implementation of the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) is critical to maintaining America’s lead in global aviation – a shared priority for all stakeholders, including business aviation.
A researcher at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) is examining how the flight routes people take to get to tourist destinations impact the amount of pollution in the air in a newly published study he coauthored in the Annals of Tourism Research.
Generous donors exceed AOPA Foundation expectations. More than $2.8 million was contributed to the 2019 AOPA You Can Fly Challenge by the time it ended on Aug. 31.
Inspirational pilot Barrington Irving has been flying relief missions to the Bahamas since Hurricane Dorian destroyed portions of the island nation and left many in desperate need of help.
Change is coming quickly and innovation will propel general aviation into a future that has only begun to emerge.
Low-time Pilots? Icon's accidents aren't what you think.
EasyJet recently “stood down” a pilot from flying pending an investigation into the pilot’s mental health. Concerns arose when the pilot posted about self-harm and other disturbing topics on social media.
Our industry has seen several incidents in recent months where DEF was accidentally injected into jet fuel instead of FSII, causing significant aircraft damage.
Last year's "Girls in Aviation Day" was a huge success reaching 15,200 attendees, girls age 8-17, around the world. 105 chapters and corporate members held 101 separate Girls in Aviation Day events including 10 international chapters, 26 corporate member events, 20 student chapters, and 49 U.S. chapters.
The FAA has released a plan to ensure an orderly inbound/outbound Air Traffic flow between South Florida and the Bahamas, with safety being the first priority. Please distribute to pilots planning on delivering supplies to the Bahamas for the relief effort.
This may come as a shock, if you're moving fast enough. The shock being shock waves. A balloon's 'pop' is shock waves generated by exploded bits of the balloon moving faster than the speed of sound. Supersonic planes generate a much louder sonic 'boom,' also from shock waves.
Fort Lauderdale floatplane airline is ferrying people and goods in and out of stricken areas.