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.

December 11, 2014, 11:21 AM

FAA Grants Second Round of '333' Exemptions to Fly Drones

The FAA on December 10 granted four companies permission to operate drones under a special provision of the 2012 FAA reauthorization act.

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A nonprofit aeronautical and atmospheric science research organization is partnering with a major airframer on a daring glider test project.
Jul 29, 2014 - 3:45 PM
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Jul 29, 2014 - 10:15 AM
Amelia Rose recreated and completed the fatal 1937 journey of her famous namesake.
Jul 29, 2014 - 10:00 AM
The new Cessna Turbo Skyhawk JT-A should be FAA certified in 2015 and will retail for $435,000.
Jul 29, 2014 - 9:30 AM
Mahindra is renaming its piston GA8 single the Airvan 8.
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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.