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Under section 9A it says Do not interfere with emergency response or law enforcement activities.

Can this be more specific? Does that mean no is to operate a Drone while there is an active Emergency service scene? Does that mean emergency services and their counter parts have priority consideration while you as your own operator can still operate your drone but emergency services can tell you to stop operating?
My flight instructor said AOPA has an online course that will satisfy the ground portion of the flight review but I cannot find it.  Does AOPA have a course like that?
Hi everyone,
Looking for some advice about choosing a good CFI and the things a student pilot should be aware of during their flight training. Some seem to have absolutely stellar experiences and others quite the opposite. I realize that often there may be a flight school involved which requires its own due diligence (are they maintaining their fleet, etc), but what about picking an individual CFI for oneself and assessing if they're a good fit?

1) What should a student ...
I currently hold a commercial pilot certificate, airplane single & multiengine land: instrument airplane certificate and a flight instructor certificate, airplane single engine.

If I added an airplane single engine sea to my commercial pilot certificate, my understanding is that I could teach airplane single engine sea students.

But, is there a minimum amount of experience I would need to log as PIC in an ASES aircraft before teaching students. It seems like there ...
Hoss At AOPA posted new forum topic
Here's an interesting one. You have a Sport Pilot certificate with privileges in Airplane Single-Engine Land. You have decided after several years that you want to get your Private Pilot certificate in Airplane Single-Engine Land. The training you're receiving towards this goal is being completed in a non-LSA.

Can you log the instruction you are receiving from your CFI towards your Private as both dual received and PIC? At face value this seems to be a simple question ...
Hoss At AOPA posted new forum topic
Apr '21
I've had several contacts this week that were answered by sending the members to the FAA's Airmen Online Services website . Here's what you can do there:
  • Change your Address
  • Order a Replacement Certificate
  • Remove SSN as Certificate Number
  • Request Temporary Authority to Exercise Certificate Privileges
  • Request Verification of Certificate Privileges
  • Change of mailing address
  • Change your Address Releasability
This website allows you to a bunch of things that ...
Hello! I am planning a flight with a magnetic course of 359 degrees, but the waypoints make the flight path cross from northeast to northwest. This flight will be above 3000 feet, should I make the whole flight one altitude or should I ask for an altitude change midway? I haven't seen any way to change altitude midway on VFR flight planners. Since the general direction of the flight is northwest, should I just hold an even thousand plus 500?
Hoss At AOPA posted new forum topic
Apr '21
Got to talking about this topic today at headquarters. It's one thing to tell a student about the dangers of wing or wing-tip vortices, but I have always showed my students a handful of videos on how big and violent these can get, and how they move. Figured I'd share a few that I've used over the years and maybe someone else can use them in their teaching as well. Feel free to post any videos or aids you may use or have been shown.
Hoss At AOPA posted new forum topic
Apr '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 ?