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Growler At AOPA posted new forum topic
Feb '21
I feel the need for speed !
wow! a new Tiger coming a-n-d, the Tom Cruise Top Gun Maverick sequel in the same year....
 
I've got about 400 hrs time in the 2-place AA-1A TR2, and about 50 hours in the 150hp AA-5 4-seat Traveler. Anybody want to comment on their Tiger aero-experiences ?
Growler At AOPA posted new forum topic
Nov '20
The Pilot Information Center has just updated their type-clubs list  (125 clubs ! ) just in time for Holiday searching and your winter technical planning !
If you know of anyone we missed, please comment, THANKS ! AOPA / PIC
Type Clubs- aircraft.xlsx
I am planning a private airport on land I already own and want to know how others with their own how they set it up.  I want to have others use it and thinking about building hangar space, living quarters and a building for people to gather at for just day trips. Has anyone had experience owning their own airport?  What are the good and bad on opening it to others?  i.e. Insurance costs?
As a licensed private pilot, am I automatically eligible to exercise sport pilot privileges, or would I need to explicitly apply for a separate sport pilot certificate?  Could you point me to the FAR that supports your answer, please?

Assuming the former, I can exercise those sport pilot privs with just my driver license, even with an expired medical, right?

Can I use sport pilot privs to "act as PIC" as a safety pilot for another pilot practicing under a hood in VFR?  Can I ...
I am president of a 35 member flying club with 3 pipers. All PA-28. With the CFI market getting smaller and smaller we are starting to scrape the bottom of the barrel for CFIs in Dubuque, IA. An unofficial requirement is that all CFIs carry CFI insurance since they are not covered under our AVEMCO club policy regardless if they are a member of the club or not. We are getting a lot of push back from the CFI community because they are mostly recent college graduates and it will take a ...
Greetings folks - on the subject of acquiring ADSB for your certified aircraft...

Just to let you know...

You CAN equip your plane with ADSB in AND out for less than $2000!

I am on the low end of the ownership spectrum and simply could not afford more. My goal was to fully equip for less than $2000 and that is what I did...you can too.

-Obtained a uAvionix certified (TSO'd) TAILBEACON for $1790 which fit right into my tail-light on my 1977 Cessna 150M.

-Obtained a STRATUX ADSB-in ...
As a Commercial Glider pilot with Glider CFI : what is required to add ASEL Private Privileges or Commercial ASEL? Thanks 
So, it is pretty much a hard and fast rule that I'll be restricted from insuring a retractable wing model airplane till I've had 100 hours in one?  looking to buy as I do my training, rather than rent and fuss over whether the plane is booked or not when I'm ready to go, and wondered how restricted I'm going to be.  
Howdy!

I have a 7-year old that uses a booster seat in the car and in the plane when sitting in the front of our flying clubs PA-28-180; however, I'm wondering if there is any decent solution for the rear seats? This a/c, along with 2 of the other 3 a/c in the club, have no shoulder straps in the rear seats. To me it's a shame no one makes a Forward-facing "convertible" seat for children of this size/age (these seats often are compatible with lap-belt only installs, and thus I ...
I have CFI insurance with $1,000,000.00 in liability coverage but it is limited to $200,000.00 per seat. Where can I get an umbrella policy to cover the full $1,000,000.00? My normal umbrella policy will not cover anything aviation related.