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Santa Monica Airport To Impose More Fees »

Residents in the urban neighborhoods that surround busy Santa Monica Airport in southern California have complained about operations there for years, citing noise, air pollution, and the danger from plane crashes, and now the city has approved new landing fees that not only more than double the fees for transient flyers, but also now apply to airport tenants, including flight schools. More

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WASP Florence... »

Florence “Shutsy” Reynolds of Connellsville, Penn., passed away Thursday, March 15, 2018, at home. She was 95. She took a Civilian Pilot Training... More

GA Advocates Support A&P... »

A bipartisan bill introduced in the Senate last week would provide $5 million each year from 2019 through 2023 to expand programs and apprenticeships that... More

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This past November at Bowman Field in Louisville, Ky., Caroline Schmid, shown here, took a discovery flight ... her first time in a small plane. She loved... More

FAA Poorly Managed NextGen... »

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How To Get A Light Sport... »

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AOPA Aviation Curriculum... »

AOPA has developed a curriculum for ninth-grade students that uses aviation to teach science, technology, engineering and math, and is offering it free to... More