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.

November 18, 2014, 10:42 AM

NTSB Supports FAA's Position in Pirker Drone Case

The NTSB reversed a ruling that the FAA was wrong to fine Raphael Pirker for allegedly recklessly flying a drone.

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Jul 31, 2014 - 12:20 PM
The company would offer the Austro E4 to make the aircraft more attractive to markets where 100LL fuel is either absent, scarce or prohibitively expensive.
Jul 31, 2014 - 11:00 AM
German motorglider manufacturer expanding its reach after management change.
Jul 30, 2014 - 7:00 PM
A number of aircraft OEMs have selected Continental Motors diesel engines for jet-A-powered light airplanes.
Jul 29, 2014 - 6:30 PM
The company recently completed its first aircraft–an M20TN Acclaim Type S–since the new investors took control.
Jul 29, 2014 - 5:30 PM
A nonprofit aeronautical and atmospheric science research organization is partnering with a major airframer on a daring glider test project.
Jul 29, 2014 - 3:45 PM
Certification for the company’s small amphibian aircraft is expected next year.
Jul 29, 2014 - 10:15 AM
Amelia Rose recreated and completed the fatal 1937 journey of her famous namesake.
Jul 29, 2014 - 10:00 AM
The new Cessna Turbo Skyhawk JT-A should be FAA certified in 2015 and will retail for $435,000.
Jul 29, 2014 - 9:30 AM
Mahindra is renaming its piston GA8 single the Airvan 8.