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.

Dec 6, 2016 - 2:00 AM
The company has expanded steadily and now has 10 global offices and 25 representative locations worldwide.
Dec 6, 2016 - 1:30 AM
UK courses likely to highlight differences between EASA and UAE GCAA coursework.
Dec 5, 2016 - 4:00 AM
Shaesta Waiz’s Dreams Soar round-the-world journey is set to raise money for educational scholarships.
Cedar Executive (Stand 300) started operations with a brand-new Legacy 500 owned and operated under MEA’s AOC on January 1, 2016. According to its website.
Dec 4, 2016 - 3:00 AM
Cedar Executive seeing increased demand for private-jet travel in 2016
Turtle
Nov 29, 2016 - 6:34 PM
Volunteer pilots and aircraft operators play a big role in saving the lives of stranded sea turtles.
Nov 28, 2016 - 11:00 AM
Ethiopian authorities detained 20 foreign pilots for two days after accusing them of breaching landing permit rules.
Nov 21, 2016 - 2:58 PM
The fastest motorsport on earth. Catch it while you can.
Pilot
Nov 20, 2016 - 11:48 PM
Version 8.5 of Garmin Pilot for the iPad brings new functionality such as weight and balance calculations integrated with flight planning.
Nov 8, 2016 - 5:57 PM
The Aircraft Electronics Association Market Report showed no uptick in avionics sales due to ADS-B equipage.
Higgs diesel engine
Nov 8, 2016 - 7:41 AM
The Higgs step-piston two-stroke engine applies new technology to an old idea.