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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Jun 28, 2016 - 12:09 AM
The Goldwater Institute is asking the Supreme Court to hear the Flytenow case, which revolves around First Amendment issues.
Jun 1, 2016 - 12:08 PM
The fourth annual FlightSimCon celebrates the world of desktop flight simulation.
May 26, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Company is the first in the Isle of Man to gain AEO status.
May 25, 2016 - 11:45 AM
Online provider teams with AeroEx to offer customized instruction for EASA’s new non-commercial operations rules
May 25, 2016 - 11:05 AM
Jet Aviation Basel appointed Service Center for the Rolls-Royce engine, bolstering support for Embraer Legacy 600/650 operators in Europe
China general aviation airports
May 25, 2016 - 8:50 AM
Big changes to China’s general aviation infrastructure and policies are ahead after recent policy initiatives announced by the Chinese State Council.
May 25, 2016 - 7:05 AM
New software provides CPDLC message sets needed to meet Link 2000+ requirements
May 25, 2016 - 7:00 AM
Crown dependency changes law to allow aircraft registry for private, corporate and commercial aircraft
May 23, 2016 - 10:25 AM
JetVision enables clients to oversee their projects via smart devices, and will reduce downtime by facilitating faster decisions
May 20, 2016 - 4:30 AM
The new Honeywell Flight Preview app for the iPad allows pilots to become familiar with the airport environment.