A study that examined the effect of Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) In on general aviation and air taxi accident rates found a significant reduction in the likelihood of an accident, which decreased by 53 percent, for aircraft equipped with ADS-B In. It also found that the likelihood of a fatal accident decreased by 89 percent for aircraft using ADS-B In.
Source: aopaStudy shows accidents less likely with ADS-B In
The aircraft repair, maintenance, and overhaul sector could be getting “an entirely new method of training” advocated for by the aviation industry.
Source: aopaFAA looking to modernize mechanic training
You don’t have to be an aviator or an ace at fly fishing to win an award that a Maine aviation group bestows every two years in memory of a TV personality who was devoted to both pastimes.
Source: aopaPassing along the 'Gaddis Cup'
Don’t miss this tribute to the upcoming seventy-fifth anniversary of D-Day—period paratroopers will jump from Douglas C–47 Skytrains and DC–3s during a flyover at the AOPA Frederick, Maryland, Fly-In.
Source: aopaD-Day Squadron, Liberty Jump Team to perform at AOPA Fly-In
If you plan to come to one of the AOPA Fly-Ins in 2019, here are a few reasons why you might want to volunteer part of your time to help behind the scenes.
Source: aopaTop reasons to volunteer at an AOPA Fly-In
How much utility can a police or fire department get out of a $99 drone? A lot, it turns out.
Source: aopaThe littlest fire drone
Researchers flying drones at Texas A&M University may soon determine just how much standoff distance is required to avoid spooking a cow. This is one critical step toward a larger goal of more precisely targeting antibiotic administration and improving the life of livestock with flying robots.
Source: aopaDrone, drone on the range
The Heber City Council in Utah voted on April 2 to pass two resolutions, undoing previously approved minimum standards promoting competition at Heber Valley Airport, the most complained-about location in AOPA’s inquiry into fixed-base operator fees and airport access.
Source: aopaUtah's Heber City hits the brakes on competition
As an aircraft owner you may think you have no options when it comes to buying replacement parts. The truth is you do have a choice and it’s called PMA. It’s a really great option for replacement parts that can save you thousands at maintenance time.
Source: aopaPMAs are the money-saving maintenance solution
Modern electric airplanes and drones are practically everywhere at Germany’s Aero Friedrichshafen, so the stately and decidedly retro Junkers F 13 covered with corrugated gray duralumin stands out. The century-old design is no museum piece, and not just here for nostalgia.
Source: aopaThe 'new' Junkers F 13