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.

July 22, 2015, 9:05 PM

Flight Design C4 Expands Envelope

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

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Jul 31, 2011 - 6:40 AM
The Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (Labace) was relaunched four years ago and this year’s eighth show in São Paulo, Brazil, to be
Jul 29, 2011 - 8:23 AM
LoPresti Speed Merchants expects to receive an STC for installation of a DeltaHawk diesel engine in the Cirrus SR20 early next year.
Jul 28, 2011 - 6:26 AM
Electroair announced at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh that it received the first FAA STC for a pure electronic ignition system for certified aircraft, after a two
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Jul 26, 2011 - 6:20 AM
Sennheiser raised the stakes in the high-end, active-noise-reduction (ANR) headset game with the release of the S1 Digital at the EAA AirVenture show in Os
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Jul 25, 2011 - 9:17 AM
There’s no better way to start off an EAA AirVenture show in Oshkosh, Wis., with a little flying out of the world’s busiest airport (during the week-long s
Jul 21, 2011 - 10:30 AM
Responding to <a href="http://www.ainonline.com/news/single-news-page/article/lead-emissions-may-lead-to-costly-california-lawsuits-29854/">the threat of a
Jun 30, 2011 - 9:47 AM
In a resumption of his campaign against business aviation, President Obama yesterday called for an end to “tax breaks” for corporate jet owners.
Jun 29, 2011 - 8:10 AM
The presidents of six general aviation associations have asked the head of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to help soften the financial im
Jun 28, 2011 - 10:30 AM
China Aviation Industry General Aircraft (Caiga) of Zhuhai, China, completed its <a href="http://www.ainonline.com/news/single-news-page/article/china-firm
Jun 28, 2011 - 10:10 AM
“Safety is general aviation’s first priority and, as a result, our industry has taken on a number of initiatives to further reduce general aviation acciden