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.

Jul 14, 2015 - 9:14 AM
Approach will simplify the process of making standard changes and repairs to a “broad swath” of general aviation aircraft in Europe.
Airbus E-Fan Paris Air Show
Jun 18, 2015 - 3:40 AM
Main displays will be tablets, to be used for student pilot briefing and debriefing
Jun 17, 2015 - 8:30 AM
After a series of ice ingestion accidents, Canada's Transportation Safety Board looks to initiate an inlet design review to prevent mishaps in winter.
Jun 17, 2015 - 5:38 AM
The agency is seeking to raise the number of hours such devices can contribute to an instrument rating.
Drone zone
Jun 16, 2015 - 3:05 PM
At EAA AirVenture, drone and radio-control pilots will be able to fly during the evening at Pioneer Airport.
Jun 16, 2015 - 7:58 AM
Individual control surfaceskins were not approved.
Jun 12, 2015 - 5:30 AM
Economic pressure is prompting fresh concerns over the viability of Russia’s military investments
Airbus E-Fan electric aircraft
Jun 11, 2015 - 8:00 AM
The improved demonstrator in the light aircraft program is part of the flying display here.
Dorine Bourneton with modified CAP 10
Jun 10, 2015 - 10:15 AM
Dorine Bourneton is championing disabled rights
Jun 9, 2015 - 4:24 AM
The event is designed to expose young people to aviation and the career opportunities it provides.