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.

May 27, 2014 - 3:05 PM
Except for Montana, which issued a letter, all have issued statewide proclamation through either the governor’s office or the state legislature.
May 22, 2014 - 10:30 AM
Designed for FBOs and aviation merchants, AvPOS can process Avcard, Multi Service Aero Card and Air Card aviation cards.
May 22, 2014 - 10:05 AM
First four projects currently in design are for the airports in Beverly, Fitchburg, Mansfield and Southbridge.
May 19, 2014 - 1:00 AM
Bizav forecasts suggest more flying in Europe, but less interest in purchasing new aircraft.
May 15, 2014 - 2:15 PM
Primary mission is to protect the freedom to fly for the growing population of general aviation pilots and aircraft owners.
May 6, 2014 - 3:05 PM
Jeppesen will support and participate in AOPA Foundation Air Safety Institute seminars and AOPA Fly-Ins.
May 6, 2014 - 4:35 AM
The nine-year deal for ATC services represents the best option for the association.
May 5, 2014 - 4:10 AM
The number of active GA aircraft declined by 6.4 percent, to 209,034 from 223,370 in 2012, the last year for which information is available.
Apr 16, 2014 - 7:40 AM
“It was just like flying in the U.S.,” Chelsea Welch said, “except that altitude is given in meters, but that wasn’t too hard to figure out.”
Apr 16, 2014 - 7:10 AM
Acquisition of, and partnerships with, Western aircraft manufacturers ease the nation’s entry into the aviation market.