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.

Jun 8, 2010 - 7:15 AM
Dubai’s Emirates Airline has ordered a further 32 A380s from Airbus, raising its firm order total for double-deck transport to 90 aircraft.
May 30, 2010 - 12:40 PM
The University of North Dakota (UND) Flying Team won the 2010 Safety and Flight Evaluation Conference (SAFECON) national collegiate aviation competition, w
May 18, 2010 - 12:06 PM
As the U.S.
May 14, 2010 - 4:03 PM
The board of the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) recognized Sen.
May 14, 2010 - 3:55 PM
The world’s largest reunion organization of Douglas DC-3s since World War II, dubbed “The Last Time,” is one step closer with the appointment of eight indu
May 14, 2010 - 12:03 PM
The general and business aviation alphabet groups participated in a General Aviation Caucus event at the U.S.
May 11, 2010 - 11:48 AM
The first-quarter numbers from the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) released yesterday show an overall 15-percent drop in general aviation
May 11, 2010 - 4:47 AM
A couple observations from the <link http://gama.aero/files/documents/2010ShipmentReport.pdf>GAMA 1Q general aviation aircraft delivery stats</link> releas
Apr 30, 2010 - 6:53 AM
Solar Impulse’s first prototype made its first flight on April 7 in Payerne, Switzerland, paving the way for the first night flight with a solar-powered, m