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.

July 22, 2015, 9:05 PM

Flight Design C4 Expands Envelope

Work on conforming prototypes has begun as the manufacturer hopes to achieve certification next year.

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Jul 27, 2014 - 9:00 AM
The developers of the Sun Flyer solar-powered electric LSA have flight tested a technology demonstrator.
Jul 24, 2014 - 2:30 PM
Show features plenty of excitement, including the Air Force Thunderbirds, arrival of the first production HondaJet and Nextant’s G90XT cockpit mockup.
Jul 22, 2014 - 2:40 PM
Company will begin taking orders after it publishes performance numbers.
Jul 17, 2014 - 2:30 AM
Diamond developed the spinning AESA radar in the past 12 months, because conventional radar houses could offer only a two-year lead time.
Jul 1, 2014 - 1:00 PM
West Coast Aircraft Sales sells a GippsAero GA8 to the California Highway Patrol.
Jun 19, 2014 - 3:15 PM
Story “fails to acknowledge the significant progress general aviation manufacturers have made to improve safety,” noted GAMA.
Jun 19, 2014 - 2:40 PM
Project is designed to help raise awareness of the importance of aviation and the economic impact it has in the state.
Jun 17, 2014 - 3:15 PM
GAMA president Pete Bunce explains the need for the Part 23 rewrite and reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank.
Jun 7, 2014 - 12:40 AM
FAA and GA operators collaborating to reduce accident rate.
Jun 6, 2014 - 4:10 AM
Association keeps pressure on to ensure stops of GA aircraft stem from reasonable suspicion of illegal activity.