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.

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=
Aug 29, 2011 - 5:05 AM
The loss of service from automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) stations in the Gulf of Mexico last summer exposed the risk inherent in the FAA