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.

November 18, 2014, 10:42 AM

NTSB Supports FAA's Position in Pirker Drone Case

The NTSB reversed a ruling that the FAA was wrong to fine Raphael Pirker for allegedly recklessly flying a drone.

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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
Mar 30, 2010 - 11:48 AM
An evidentiary hearing was scheduled today to determine the winner of an auction held last Friday for the assets of bankrupt Epic Air and its sister compan
Mar 25, 2010 - 11:43 AM
Cirrus Design has filed a lawsuit against L-3 Avionics Systems aimed at stopping the spread of scuttlebutt that Cirrus is teetering on the edge of bankrupt
Mar 11, 2010 - 11:07 AM
Phillip Friedman, CEO of Harlow Aerostructures of Wichita, is vying to buy the assets of bankrupt aircraft developer Epic Air.
Feb 24, 2010 - 5:46 AM
<em>Instrument pilots looking to improve their knowledge and skills beyond those gained from formal training and checkrides may be interested in joining–or
Feb 17, 2010 - 8:20 AM
Mission Aviation Fellowship, the Idaho-based charity that conducts flights in support of international missionary efforts, took delivery of its fourth Ques
Feb 2, 2010 - 6:38 PM
Piper Aircraft’s entrant into the Light Sport Aviation (LSA) segment, the two-seat PiperSport, is parked in the static display here, its first venture outs
Jan 27, 2010 - 10:24 AM
In 2008, the FAA <link ain-and-ainalerts/ainalerts/single-publication-story/browse/0/article/faa-finalizes-mandatory-mu-2-training-sfar/?no_cache=1&tx_ttne