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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GarminPilot
Apr 19, 2016 - 8:00 AM
The latest version of the Garmin Pilot iOS app includes new charts for France, a profile view for the iPhone and personal weather settings.
FltPlan Go
Apr 18, 2016 - 8:54 PM
FltPlan.com has added a number of new features to its FltPlan Go for Android moving-map app.
Apr 13, 2016 - 6:00 AM
China has tremendous opportunities for grown in the helicopter segment.
Apr 13, 2016 - 5:15 AM
The Daytona Beach, Florida flight academy specializes in training student pilots from all over the world.
Apr 13, 2016 - 5:00 AM
The Guimbal Cabri G2 on display at ABACE belongs to X-Square Aviation, which plans to open a helicopter flight school.
Apr 12, 2016 - 7:00 AM
Frasca simulators span the range from light single-engine airplanes to helicopters and sophisticated business jets.
Oxai Aircraft M2
Apr 12, 2016 - 4:00 AM
The Shanghai-based company has been working on the M2 design for the past six years and expects to fly it in three months.
Apr 11, 2016 - 9:00 PM
Zetta Jet signed an agreement with Rockwell Collins to provide customers with Internet access via ArincDirect.
Icon
Apr 11, 2016 - 4:08 PM
The move by Icon Aircraft to control numerous aspects of ownership of its A5 amphibious airplane seems heavy handed to many industry watchers.
Apr 7, 2016 - 10:44 AM
New features include a flight destinations section, points of interest for pilots and an aircraft of the day feature.