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.

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Flight Design C4 Expands Envelope

Work on conforming prototypes has begun as the manufacturer hopes to achieve certification next year.

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Flight-training company Airline Transport Professionals (ATP) has agreed to buy up to 30 Piper Seminoles.
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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
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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
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
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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