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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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.
Su-35
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.
Video surveillance still frame of courtesy car theft suspect
Jun 2, 2015 - 4:45 PM
The suspect is moving from airport to airport leaving a trail of misplaced crew vehicles in his wake.
May 21, 2015 - 12:47 PM
The cap would limit G.I. Bill flight training benefits to $20,235 per year, although currently enrolled veterans would be grandfathered for two years.
May 21, 2015 - 7:45 AM
South Africa’s National Airways Corp. is doing very well but says African aviation companies struggle to be taken seriously by OEMs.
May 20, 2015 - 12:26 PM
The Long Island town agreed to wait on enforcing curfew and noise penalties, as a federal court judge ponders a petition for a temporary restraining order.