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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ForeFlight
Feb 22, 2016 - 9:33 AM
Pilots can learn how to file ICAO-format flight plans to prepare for the October 1 switch from the FAA domestic flight plan filing system.
R44
Feb 22, 2016 - 8:09 AM
The new lower-cost R44 is aimed at flight schools and utility operators, and it will offer optional air-conditioning.
Feb 18, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Pratt & Whitney, China Eastern sign V2500 overhaul agreement.
Feb 18, 2016 - 1:14 AM
The helicopter will provide two 429s each to the Indonesian National Police and the Indonesian Ministry of Transportation.
Feb 17, 2016 - 9:15 PM
Pacific Aerospace has reached the production milestone of 100 PAC-750 aircraft.
Feb 17, 2016 - 7:00 PM
Cessna Aircraft (Textron, Chalet CD15)
Feb 17, 2016 - 3:45 PM
The ‘new Ameco’ expands in MRO market.
airplane
Feb 16, 2016 - 11:10 AM
Hawker Pacific’s FBO network extends from four locations in Australia to Malaysia, Singapore and China
Feb 15, 2016 - 12:35 PM
The FSF scheduled safety workshops in Singapore, Asia and Latin America in the spring and summer of 2016 to progress the Global Safety Information Project.
Acclaim
Feb 15, 2016 - 12:23 PM
The new Mooney Acclaim Ultra could help revive the company's market share.