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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Oct 1, 2011 - 8:15 PM
The House Homeland Security Committee was expected to take action last month on the “Aviation Security Stakeholder Participation Act of 2011,” which will e
Sep 30, 2011 - 10:45 PM
Politicians like to use the term “dead on arrival” to refer to unpalatable bills, and that’s how 116 bipartisan members of the House earlier this year desc
Sep 7, 2011 - 10:30 AM
In another sign of China’s growing interest in general aviation activities, the CAAC issued validation of the FAA type certificate for the Superior Air Par
The White House needs to continue to hear general aviation's message. (Photo
Sep 2, 2011 - 11:58 AM
When President Obama was in his business aviation-bashing mode earlier this year, the general aviation industry countered with a <link news/single-news-pag
Aug 31, 2011 - 3:30 AM
As the lawsuit over the dismantling of the Block Aircraft...
Aug 30, 2011 - 5:40 AM
The high-level industry and government committee tasked by the FAA with developing “a common understanding” of NextGen priorities has recommended a set of
Aug 30, 2011 - 4:50 AM
SimCom Training Centers closed a <a href="http://www.ainonline.com/news/single-news-page/article/simcom-to-buy-14-aircraft-training-programs-from-fsi-30812
Aug 29, 2011 - 7:55 AM
Engineering researchers at the University of Arkansas have created a statistical model of daily operations at general aviation airports that might uncover
Aug 29, 2011 - 7:50 AM
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Aug 29, 2011 - 5:30 AM
Instrument proficiency and aviation safety association IMC Club International of Norwood, Mass., has reached an agreement with New Hampshire-based <a href=