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 12, 2010 - 4:09 AM
Terrafugia is planning to build its new aircraft/auto hybrid, the Transition, in a new facility in Woburn, Mass.
Sep 10, 2010 - 11:55 AM
The annual NBAA corporate flight attendants conference has grown steadily, and on June 24 through 26 celebrated its 15th year and a new name and focus as t
Aug 27, 2010 - 9:47 AM
A highlight of AirVenture 2010 was the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the venerable Douglas DC-3, which changed aviation from a novelty to a major
Aug 27, 2010 - 9:13 AM
EAA AirVenture, as usual, brought the aviation family together for another week of celebration, innovation and pure enjoyment at Wittman Regional Airport i
Aug 19, 2010 - 1:05 PM
A former business director of Innospec, the world’s only manufacturer of tetraethyl lead (TEL) used to boost octane in avgas, and a third-party agent for t
Aug 14, 2010 - 3:59 PM
Australia’s Gippsland Aeronautics is receiving a $20 million infusion from its new owner, India’s Mahindra Group, to develop a 10-seat variant of its GA8 A
Aug 14, 2010 - 1:26 AM
Major airframers and component suppliers have instituted new research programs and initiatives to develop electric propulsion for light aircraft.
Aug 5, 2010 - 11:28 AM
Business jet and turboprop delivery totals declined for the seventh straight quarter, but industry billings rose a modest 0.2 percent in the first six mont
Aug 3, 2010 - 6:55 AM
More than 500 general aviation employees, 50 state and local officials and several industry leaders gathered at the Air10 Jet Center at Lunken Airport last
Jul 27, 2010 - 11:09 AM
In a letter to Hawker Beechcraft employees July 23, vice president of human resources Rich Jiwanlal dismisses union allegations that the Wichita-based OEM