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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Aug 9, 2011 - 11:20 AM
The eighth edition of the Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (<a href="http://www.abag.org.br/labace2011/labace2011.htm">Labace</a>)
Aug 4, 2011 - 11:10 AM
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Jul 31, 2011 - 6:40 AM
The Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (Labace) was relaunched four years ago and this year’s eighth show in São Paulo, Brazil, to be
Jul 29, 2011 - 8:23 AM
LoPresti Speed Merchants expects to receive an STC for installation of a DeltaHawk diesel engine in the Cirrus SR20 early next year.
Jul 28, 2011 - 6:26 AM
Electroair announced at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh that it received the first FAA STC for a pure electronic ignition system for certified aircraft, after a two
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Jul 26, 2011 - 6:20 AM
Sennheiser raised the stakes in the high-end, active-noise-reduction (ANR) headset game with the release of the S1 Digital at the EAA AirVenture show in Os
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Jul 25, 2011 - 9:17 AM
There’s no better way to start off an EAA AirVenture show in Oshkosh, Wis., with a little flying out of the world’s busiest airport (during the week-long s
Jul 21, 2011 - 10:30 AM
Responding to <a href="http://www.ainonline.com/news/single-news-page/article/lead-emissions-may-lead-to-costly-california-lawsuits-29854/">the threat of a
Jun 30, 2011 - 9:47 AM
In a resumption of his campaign against business aviation, President Obama yesterday called for an end to “tax breaks” for corporate jet owners.
Jun 29, 2011 - 8:10 AM
The presidents of six general aviation associations have asked the head of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to help soften the financial im