Browsing: AOPA

FSX

A2A Update and Competition!

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In a post this evening at their forums, Lewis of A2A Simulations has announced that both their FSX and Redbird Jay Accu-Sim C172 models have entered beta testing. Along with the announcement, the team have announced a competition to put someone in the cockpit of a real Cessna 172, with…

News

Tecnam’s Rotax-powered Twin

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AOPA News tells us that “….. Tecnam from Italy introduced its twin-Rotax-powered P2006T to the crowds at EAA AirVenture. Its base price is $409,000 with analog instruments or $469,000 with the Garmin G950 glass cockpit suite. Once fees are added for importing the aircraft from Italy, the total price becomes…

Real-world

AOPA’s Campaign ‘GA Serves America’

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AOPA recently started another initiative aimed at policy makers in Washington. “…..  With the GA Serves America Campaign under way, AOPA has been reaching out to key policymakers and opinion leaders in the nation’s capital, highlighting the value of GA to all Americans in television commercials in the Washington, D.C.,…

Real-world

FS2004 Helps Determined Youngster

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From AOPA’s news “….  A 12-year-old is among students learning to fly at Page Field airport in Fort Myers, Fla. The sixth-grader, Owen Nicely, who says he is determined to become a pilot, has already logged more than 50 hours in the air and trains at home with Flight Simulator…

News

Aviation eBrief From AOPA

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For all those interested in General Aviation (in specific) AOPA (Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association) is a tremendous resource of information and services. Although mainly US focused, the AOPA does have charters in many countries all over the world. To better provide news they now launched an electronic newsletter called…

Blogging

Francois’ AOPA Blogging

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AOPA, the world’s largest association for pilots, has started a new initiative to get more people into the real world of flying. Through their ‘LetsGoFlying’ activities, website and blogs they provide information for would-be pilots. Through a series of blogs connected to that website pilots of all levels share their…

Editorial

Recruited By AOPA

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Yes, yours truly was ‘recruited’ by the AOPA (Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association) to join their new initiative called ‘Lets Go Flying’ aimed at getting more people aquainted with avaiation and ultimately into the left seat! To accomplish that AOPA has opened a new website which focuses on getting information…

News

Great Flightplanner From AOPA

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If you’re a member of AOPA (Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association) you may have already read about this…… but f you’re NOT a member then here’s another reason to become one : the new on-line AOPA Flightplanner for the US (AIFP). I tried it out this morning and it really…