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.
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
EAA AirVenture, as usual, brought the aviation family together for another week of celebration, innovation and pure enjoyment at Wittman Regional Airport i
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
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
Major airframers and component suppliers have instituted new research programs and initiatives to develop electric propulsion for light aircraft.
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
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
In a letter to Hawker Beechcraft employees July 23, vice president of human resources Rich Jiwanlal dismisses union allegations that the Wichita-based OEM
Diamond Aircraft founder and CEO Christian Dries yesterday revealed plans to develop a fully aerobatic, tandem two-seat military trainer version of the D-J
According to Machinists District 70, which represents some 2,400 hourly workers at Hawker Beechcraft, the company is considering a move away from Wichita,