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.

May 29, 2011 - 3:45 AM
Transportation Security Administration (TSA) general aviation manager Brian Delauter, a former airline pilot with impeccable general aviation credentials,
May 25, 2011 - 3:40 AM
Armed with talking points ranging from FAA reauthorization to long-term leases at airports, members of the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) l
May 17, 2011 - 1:10 AM
The past couple of years have not been the best of times for a would-be developer to sign deals with industrial partners and customer-users for a new super
May 6, 2011 - 10:15 AM
In what would turn out to be one of his <link news/single-news-page/article/jack-pelton-leaving-cessna-29511/>last appearances as boss of Cessna Aircraft</
May 1, 2011 - 11:10 AM
The General Aviation Airport Coalition (GAAC) was officially formed last month to “preserve and promote,” on a national level, GA airports in the U.S.
Apr 28, 2011 - 6:15 AM
<b><i>by Paul Lowe</i></b> Spearheading a rally of more than 2,000 general aviation workers in Wichita in March, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood lauded
Apr 27, 2011 - 12:40 PM
A provision in the House FAA reauthorization bill that greenlights residential through-the-fence (RTTF) access agreements at general aviation airports has
Apr 26, 2011 - 11:42 AM
The FAA issued the final in a series of 50 Technical Standard Orders (TSO) for the Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion avionics system last week.
Apr 26, 2011 - 6:50 AM
Two Kansas lawmakers have asked the chairman of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee to request that the U.S.
Apr 1, 2011 - 8:15 AM
<b><i>by Paul Lowe</i></b> Although the words aviation and security usually conjure images of terrorists trying to do bad things to airliners, the FAA’s pr