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Jun 14, 2019

Designated pilot examiner and AOPA Pilot columnist Natalie Bingham Hoover shares tips about how to pass your checkride; plus, stick around for the week's aviation headlines.

Jun 3, 2019

World War II Pathfinder pilot and retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Dave Hamilton, 96, describes his D-Day experience dropping paratroopers behind enemy lines from a Douglas C-47; plus, stick around for the week's headlines.

May 23, 2019

SiriusXM's Scott Dennstaedt is a former research meteorologist and an active flight instructor. Learn the differences between Sirius XM and Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast weather. Plus, stick around for the week's headlines.

May 6, 2019

What would you do if your aircraft propeller departed over populous Southern California? Hear how aerobatic pilot Spencer Suderman handled it and what you can learn from his experience, then stick around for the latest news.

Apr 22, 2019

With all the talk about urban vertical takeoff and landing vehicles you'd think they are just a few months away. The truth is that the development, certification, and infrastructure are years away. Hear from eVTOL expert Bruce Holmes and stick around for the headlines.

Apr 8, 2019

Hear the inside scoop on the future of the ADS-B mandate, what options aircraft owners still have, and why you may want to equip sooner rather than later with Freeflight Systems’ Pete Ring. Plus stick around for the week's headlines.

Mar 25, 2019

Sam Graves is a member of the U.S. House of Representatives and the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Hear Graves' thoughts on the recent Boeing crashes. Plus stick around the week's headlines.

Mar 8, 2019

Get tips for flying the scenic backcountry of New England from Maine pilot Lincoln Benedict and his wife Jessica Marion. Plus stick around for the week's headlines.

Feb 25, 2019

They say aviation is only full of old guys. But a new crop of young pilots is using video to spread a message of fun and excitement. This week we meet Savannah Raskey, a Utah Air National Guard member and a pilot with career aspirations. Plus stick around for the headlines.

Feb 12, 2019

Air race champion, entrepreneur, cinematographer, test pilot, aviation mentor, and R.A. 'Bob' Hoover Trophy winner Clay Lacy, who has flown more than 300 aircraft types and logged more than 50,000 flight hours, talks about his aviation career and the importance of inspiring others. Plus, get caught up on the latest aviation news.

Jan 25, 2019

Visit with AOPA airspace guru, multi-engine student, and former military air traffic controller Rune Duke for a chat about airspace, acronyms, the government shutdown’s effect on aviation, and more. Also, stick around for the week's headlines.

 

Jan 11, 2019

Flying around the world is a great accomplishment. Doing it at 18 years old is simply incredible. Hear the experience of earthrounder Mason Andrews and stick around for the week's headlines.

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