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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Jul 13, 2016 - 3:45 PM
First industrial-scale Rapid Plasma Deposition plant for aerospace-grade titanium to be operational in New York state by the end of 2017
Jul 13, 2016 - 3:20 PM
Harris has completed deliveries of its ALQ-211(v)9 advanced integrated defensive electronic warfare system.
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Jul 13, 2016 - 12:55 PM
Giuseppe Giordo was introduced as the new president and CEO of Aero Vodochody, the Czech maker of training and light combat jets.
Jul 13, 2016 - 9:00 AM
German manufacturer touts environmentally friendly anti-corrosives, 3D printing, and electronic control components at its display.
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Jul 13, 2016 - 7:10 AM
Private air navigation calibration service adds second light twin piston one month after delivery of its first DA62.
Jul 12, 2016 - 4:05 PM
Latvian flag carrier to take first delivery in October, signs Smart Parts service agreement with Bombardier.
Jul 12, 2016 - 8:05 AM
L-3 has formed a new Commercial Training Solutions division based in Crawley, near London Gatwick Airport.
Jul 11, 2016 - 3:55 PM
FLIR Systems has released the new Star Safire 380-HLDc high-definition compact airborne electro-optical infrared targeting system.
Jul 11, 2016 - 3:00 PM
Kulite’s Rezcomp wide-bandwidth feature in its semiconductor signal conditioner could allow better measurements in wind tunnel tests.
Martin Mars
Jul 11, 2016 - 8:45 AM
Oshkosh Wittman Regional Airport is the busiest airport in the world for one week every year during the EAA AirVenture show.