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.

November 18, 2014, 10:42 AM

NTSB Supports FAA's Position in Pirker Drone Case

The NTSB reversed a ruling that the FAA was wrong to fine Raphael Pirker for allegedly recklessly flying a drone.

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Jul 28, 2014 - 5:20 PM
Keep a sharp eye out for identifying stickers while strolling the static display and you could win a prize.
Jul 28, 2014 - 12:00 PM
Kit engine boosts AeroVee to 100 hp and JSX one-person jet kit will cost $130,000, deliveries of both scheduled to begin in the fourth quarter.
Jul 28, 2014 - 10:00 AM
Instead of overhauling the engine in Cessna Skyhawks, Superior Air Parts is offering its new FAA-approved 180-hp Vantage engine for just $25,000.
Jul 27, 2014 - 11:50 AM
The annual EAA AirVenture extravaganza promises excitement and innovation for visitors from all over the world.
Jul 27, 2014 - 9:30 AM
Aviation analyst Brian Foley believes there are investment opportunities in general aviation startups.
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.