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.

Terrafugia expects to certify its Transition as an LSA and as a car.
Oct 19, 2011 - 12:03 PM
The latest example of flying car is set to begin production.
Oct 15, 2011 - 4:09 PM
The National Business Aviation Association unveiled its new Light Business Airplane (LBA) Flight Operations Manual Template in Las Vegas.
Oct 14, 2011 - 3:27 PM
Flight-training company Airline Transport Professionals (ATP) has agreed to buy up to 30 Piper Seminoles.
Oct 13, 2011 - 2:18 PM
The TSA is willing to work to minimize the effect of its policies on general aviation (GA), said Gregory Kulis, a member of NBAA’s Security Counciil
Jeff Kaney and Ed Bolen
Oct 12, 2011 - 9:50 PM
The Rockford Area Aerospace Network (RAAN), a committee of the Rockford (Ill.) area economic development council (RAEDC), is here at the NBAA show highligh
Oct 9, 2011 - 6:05 PM
When the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) first announced its Large Aircraft Security Program (LASP) in October 2008, it threatened to ground e
Oct 9, 2011 - 1:43 PM
Charlie Sisk–who uses a Cessna 182 to help him meet with customers.
General Aviation Manufacturers Association president and CEO Pete Bunce
Oct 8, 2011 - 5:00 PM
General Aviation Manufacturers Association president and CEO Pete Bunce says recent general aviation rallies held following disparaging remarks about busin
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