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.

SMO
Aug 22, 2016 - 8:24 PM
The city council is expected to vote on a resolution that would help it hasten the closure of Santa Monica Airport.
SR20
Aug 16, 2016 - 11:49 PM
There must be a better way to replicate modern integrated flight decks in low-cost simulators so pilots can use them for realistic practice.
SMO
Aug 16, 2016 - 10:16 AM
The latest decision is the FAA's response to the city of Santa Monica's appeal in a complaint brought by airport tenants and operators.
Aug 15, 2016 - 1:55 PM
Avionics sales for the first half of 2016 amounted to more than $1.1 billion, according to the AEA.
Florida's Page Field
Aug 8, 2016 - 5:03 PM
The year-long project will launch in January, and will see the airport's main runway closed for nearly three months.
Aug 4, 2016 - 10:15 AM
Test flight involved a high-speed run followed by an in-flight break-up
Aug 3, 2016 - 1:25 PM
The event drew nearly 563,000 people and 2,855 showplanes.
Heurta
Jul 29, 2016 - 8:17 AM
Medical reform, new technology and data initiatives were topics addressed by FAA Administrator Michael Huerta at EAA AirVenture 2016.
Kodiak
Jul 28, 2016 - 9:50 PM
Quest has expanded its facilities and will soon start constructing its own paint shop.
Jul 28, 2016 - 4:31 PM
The manufacturer also displayed the aircraft at EAA AirVenture.