Sean D. Tucker has been working on something great for future aviators in honor of his friend and mentor, R.A. "Bob" Hoover.
Sean D Tucker has been working on something great for future aviators

Tucker builds youth program in Hoover’s name

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On AOPA Live This Week: Legislation introduced June 21 that would privatize air traffic control was not welcomed by AOPA, or other general aviation groups. Also this week, travel to Cuba remains an option, firefighters bring drones to the rescue, and a venerable race gets underway with AOPA in the thick of the action.
AOPA has named 23 students to receive scholarships from the 2017 AOPA You Can Fly High School Flight Training Scholarship Program. Congratulations to all winners! #YouCanFly
AOPA has named 23 students to receive scholarships from the 2017 AOPA

AOPA names winners of high school flight training scholarships

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The U.S. Senate released a draft FAA reauthorization bill June 22, the day after a controversial bill to continue FAA operations was introduced in the House of Representatives. Unlike the proposed House bill, the Senate version would keep air traffic control in the hands of the FAA.
The US Senate released a draft FAA reauthorization bill June 22 the

AOPA backs Senate FAA bill

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Jason Knipp
Aircraft owners often ask, "what would cause an insurance company to not pay a claim?" Learn the answer in our #AskJim series. More resources are available here: [ Bit.ly Link ] #AOPAInsurance
Robert Ascher Stambovsky
Jon Callaghan
Jamie Beckett
AOPA joined other general aviation groups lining up to oppose legislation introduced June 21 that would privatize air traffic control.
AOPA joined other general aviation groups lining up to oppose legislation introduced

AOPA, GA groups oppose ATC privatization

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Jason Bowman
Nick Reed
If you'd rather fly and visit a national park instead of drive to one, then take a look at some of these spots!
If youd rather fly and visit a national park instead of drive

Fly to the National Parks: Southern route

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Gayla Maas
Jason Creacy
Pull out the headsets and get that weather briefing - we've got a long summer of flying ahead! Happy flying season to all. #Summer2017
Pull out the headsets and get that weather briefing weve got a
Stefano Conte
Laura Martin
Robert Ascher Stambovsky
Sending off racers for the 2017 Air Race Classic, Inc.!
Jennifer Leader Anderson
John Weiser
Jill Wood Tallman
In an interview with the Jackson Hole News and Guide, Matt Wright, the general manager of Jackson Hole Aviation, currently the sole fixed-base operator at Wyoming's Jackson Hole Airport, admitted protection of his business as the motive for opposing a second FBO at the location.
In an interview with the Jackson Hole News and Guide Matt Wright

Wyoming FBO manager admits protectionism

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Martyn Sloan
Mark Lewis
Philip McBride
How do you test an airplane with a new engine? Give it to an airshow performer.
How do you test an airplane with a new engine Give it to an airshow performer

Light Sport Aircraft: Titanic Performer

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In celebration of Father's Day, some of our members shared their favorite "Destinations with Dad". Have you flown somewhere with your dad? Share photos and comments below! #FathersDay
In celebration of Fathers Day some of our members shared their favorite

Destinations with Dad

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Ed Becerra
Natasha Mark Streatfield
Michael "Rocket" Blackstone and his father, Michael “Maverick”, started Blackstone Airways together. He shares the story of his father's legacy and memories they made while sharing the cockpit.
Pat Wall
Michael Sheetz
Ramón Martínez González
Last week we showed you some of the top resort destinations with runways in the Western U.S. and Canada. Now take a look at some of the runway resorts of the Midwest, Eastern parts of the country!
Last week we showed you some of the top resort destinations with

Resorts with runways dot the Midwest, Eastern US

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On AOPA Live This Week: Your AOPA Sweepstakes 172 is out of the paint shop with a brand-new look, and eye-catching is an understatement. A son who once shared airline flight crew duties with his father reflects on even more satisfying flights that followed when a beautiful Twin Beech came into their lives. Airplanes, classic cars, and motorcycles proved a potent recipe for a day of fun, and...
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Alfonso Vazquez
Mark Chambers
Dominic Accettola
We're helping you celebrate Father's Day this weekend by offering 15% off on the AOPA Pilot Gear Store! Shop items now: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Were helping you celebrate Fathers Day this weekend by offering 15 off
Genesys Aerosystems is offering a FREE Lynx NGT-9000 touchscreen 1090ES/ADS-B transponder, when you install a new S-TEC DFC 2100 autopilot before June 30, 2017.
Genesys Aerosystems is offering a FREE Lynx NGT9000 touchscreen 1090ESADSB trans

Digital autopilots and FREE ADS-B

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Upside down in a Yak? Just an ordinary day for one of our friends, Ian. It has to be a special occasion when you get over a hundred Piper Cubs together! Check out the Cub's 80th anniversary plans for this year's AirVenture. What the helicarrier? Flite Test shows us how to land on a drone aircraft carrier. Swayne Martin of Boldmethod says "Aloha!" from Hawaii. Let's FlyBy!
Charles 'Chip' Mikesell
Tim Gostony
Bob Gainer
What could be better than a world-class resort or lodge with its own private runway? Here are some of our favorites in the western half of the United States and Canada.
What could be better than a worldclass resort or lodge with its

Fly in to resorts and lodges with runways

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Zack Schmidt
Keith Perry
John Bielamowicz
A new pilot, a rusty pilot, and a professional pilot are putting their skills together to fly in the Air Race Classic, Inc., a 2,400-statute-mile, all-female aviation journey from Frederick, Maryland, to Santa Fe, New Mexico, June 20 through 23.
A new pilot a rusty pilot and a professional pilot are putting

AOPAngels preparing for Air Race Classic

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Marcel Tremblay
Heather Martin
Christina Gilsdotter