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.

Oct 1, 2009 - 12:59 PM
Business aviation faces similar issues around the world that will require operators to cooperate across regional lines if the industry is to thrive, Cessna
Aug 27, 2009 - 6:46 AM
That the annual EAA AirVenture show offers a mouth-watering and impossible-to-swallow cornucopia of everything aviation was never more evident than at this
Aug 4, 2009 - 12:24 PM
The General Aviation Manufacturers Association’s second-quarter shipment and billings report, released this afternoon, shows that general aviation airplane
Jul 28, 2009 - 10:57 AM
Sonex Aircraft brought what might be the only new jet-powered aircraft to EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wis.–a research-and-development project intended to ev
Jul 27, 2009 - 10:36 AM
While economic considerations forced NBAA to cancel its first annual Light Business Aircraft (LBA) show originally scheduled for March this year, the organ
Jul 27, 2009 - 8:13 AM
Alan Klapmeier, chairman of Cirrus Aircraft, has formed a team to raise funds to try to buy the Vision SF50 single-engine personal-very-light-jet program f
Jul 27, 2009 - 7:28 AM
Bend, Ore.-based Stratos Aircraft last month began taking refundable $50,000 deposits, which will be placed in escrow, for its four-seat, single-engine Str
Jul 16, 2009 - 10:56 AM
Brian Delauter, most recently the federal security director at Savannah (Ga.) International Airport, has been selected to serve as the Transportation Secur
Jun 30, 2009 - 11:48 AM
Dornier Seaplane exhibited its all-composite Seastar amphibian at the Canadian Business Aviation Association show in Montreal in late May, showing off fres
Jun 16, 2009 - 7:00 AM
Canada’s Viking Air has sold 10 of its Twin Otter Series 400 turboprops to Global Aerospace Logistics of Abu Dhabi.