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News and issues concerning general aviation, specifically airplanes and helicopters powered by piston and alternative engines (i.e., non-turbine powered aircraft).

Feb 27, 2008 - 5:42 AM
Quest Aircraft recently delivered the second Kodiak turboprop single to come off the production line to Spokane Turbine Center.
Jan 7, 2008 - 10:11 AM
The diesel-powered Diamond DA42 TwinStar made its first flight on December 9 from the factory at Wiener Neustadt, Austria.
Dec 18, 2007 - 11:15 AM
Mesa Air Group has cut salaries among its senior management by 23 percent; the company will credit the proceeds to US Airways in support of the major airli
Dec 17, 2007 - 11:02 AM
In the past, turboprop singles used for business flying typically did not offer the speed, load capability or systems redundancy of turboprop twins, though
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Oct 3, 2007 - 10:44 AM
Cropdusters fondly call their craft the back-and-forth business.
Oct 2, 2007 - 11:53 AM
Most of the major business airplane manufacturers believe that the growing inconvenience for business travelers on the airlines as a result of increased se
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Jul 31, 2007 - 7:11 AM
Six years after opening its doors, two-and-a-half months after flying its first fully conforming aircraft and less than a month after losing company chairm
Jul 30, 2007 - 11:01 AM
As this issue went to press, Cessna was single-handedly attempting to prove that economies of scale are alive and well in aviation.
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Jul 25, 2007 - 9:54 AM
For fans of vintage military tin, the Aviation Hall of Fame and Museum of New Jersey will hold its annual Wings and Wheels Expo of historic aircraft and vi
Jul 3, 2007 - 5:34 AM
Some two months after announcing the relaunch of Twin Otter production, Canada’s Viking Aerospace began cutting metal on the first airplane at its final as