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.

February 13, 2017, 6:46 PM

NBAA Petitions Court To Review SMO Shutdown Agreement

Despite the FAA's agreement to allow Santa Monica Airport to be closed in 2028, NBAA and others are fighting to keep the airport open.

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PC-12 airlift
Dec 20, 2016 - 10:52 AM
The Colorado Aviation Business Association used donated business and private aircraft to deliver 10,000 of donated goods throughout Colorado.
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.