General Aviation

News and issues concerning general aviation, specifically airplanes and helicopters powered by piston and alternative engines (i.e., non-turbine powered aircraft). Subjects include aircraft, engines, personnel, acquisitions, accidents, safety, security and training.

TFR
Feb 1, 2016 - 11:06 AM
Super Bowl 50 and a visit by President Obama will shut down much of the airspace in the San Francisco Bay Area to most general aviation operations.
Jan 25, 2016 - 11:30 AM
Does flying an airplane have a positive effect on Alzheimer's sufferers?
TFR
Jan 18, 2016 - 10:01 AM
Hoist On Its Own TFR
Jan 18, 2016 - 8:42 AM
AOPA donated 10 percent of new membership and renew fees brought in during between November 11 and 22.
Elves
Jan 4, 2016 - 11:02 AM
Business aviation volunteers helped make the holiday season special.
Bad Elf
Dec 29, 2015 - 7:57 PM
The Bad Elf Kickstarter offers four configurations of a new portable, low-cost ADS-B IN receiver.
Dec 23, 2015 - 10:56 AM
New version of AC 20-165B includes significant changes to help facilitate ADS-B OUT upgrades.
Flytenow screenshot
Dec 22, 2015 - 2:42 PM
The FAA's claim that flight-sharing websites offer illegal flights for compensation or hire is supported by an appeals court decision.
Dec 21, 2015 - 10:31 AM
Santa Monica Airport Association is preparing a new Part 16 complaint to be filed with the FAA.
Dec 2, 2015 - 6:27 PM
Cirrus Aircraft releases the Vision SF50 single-engine jet's performance capabilities.