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.

Feb 15, 2016 - 9:00 AM
Factors include the impact of the Chinese economy, airspace regulation and oil price
Feb 15, 2016 - 2:00 AM
If Boeing’s new 737 Max 8 proved anything at all during its first flight
Feb 14, 2016 - 9:00 AM
The company’s simulators are seeing growing interest in the Asia-Pacific region.
Feb 12, 2016 - 9:11 AM
New models of legacy airframes take advantage of advances in technology
GTX 345
Feb 9, 2016 - 10:58 AM
The new GTX 345/335 transponders offer 1090-MHz ADS-B OUT and an optional Waas/GPS position source for ADS-B OUT.
Feb 8, 2016 - 10:37 AM
The latest complaint targets the city of Santa Monica's efforts to make airport tenants want to leave the airport.
Feb 1, 2016 - 11:06 AM
Super Bowl 50 and a visit by President Obama will shut down much of the airspace in the San Francisco Bay Area to most general aviation operations.
Jan 25, 2016 - 11:30 AM
Does flying an airplane have a positive effect on Alzheimer's sufferers?
Jan 18, 2016 - 10:01 AM
Hoist On Its Own TFR
Jan 18, 2016 - 8:42 AM
AOPA donated 10 percent of new membership and renew fees brought in during between November 11 and 22.