Aviation Association Profile: AOPA


The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) exists to enable pilots to fly. They accomplish this by advocacy, providing aviation education, and ensuring that general aviation stays accessible. The organization has offices in Maryland, Washington DC, and Kansas. “AOPA’s success is proof that the public good can be served while individual freedoms are preserved.” – […]


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Pilot of the Month: Chuck Yeager


Many people thought that flying faster than the speed of sound was impossible in an aircraft. Concerns centered around drag damaging the aircraft, preventing speeds topping 767 mph (1234 km/h). Charles ‘Chuck’ Yeager broke the sound barrier 14 October 1947. He was known as one of the greatest military pilots of all time. Aviation Career […]


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Pilot of the Month: David M. Walker


David Walker was one of the most ambitious people in aviation history. He was an aviator for the US Navy, fighter pilot, test pilot, and NASA astronaut. Many people have heard about David’s accomplishments for piloting spacecraft in multiple space shuttle missions. His most well-known mission is often cited as the 1989 Magellan Probe Voyage. […]


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