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.

December 11, 2014, 11:21 AM

FAA Grants Second Round of '333' Exemptions to Fly Drones

The FAA on December 10 granted four companies permission to operate drones under a special provision of the 2012 FAA reauthorization act.

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Jun 7, 2014 - 12:40 AM
FAA and GA operators collaborating to reduce accident rate.
Jun 6, 2014 - 4:10 AM
Association keeps pressure on to ensure stops of GA aircraft stem from reasonable suspicion of illegal activity.
Jun 2, 2014 - 4:15 AM
The high-technology sharing economy business model is bringing new investment in general aviation companies.
May 27, 2014 - 3:40 PM
House committee also voted to fund the transition from the current 100LL fuel to an unleaded avgas at $6 million.
May 27, 2014 - 3:05 PM
Except for Montana, which issued a letter, all have issued statewide proclamation through either the governor’s office or the state legislature.
May 22, 2014 - 10:30 AM
Designed for FBOs and aviation merchants, AvPOS can process Avcard, Multi Service Aero Card and Air Card aviation cards.
May 22, 2014 - 10:05 AM
First four projects currently in design are for the airports in Beverly, Fitchburg, Mansfield and Southbridge.
May 19, 2014 - 1:00 AM
Bizav forecasts suggest more flying in Europe, but less interest in purchasing new aircraft.
May 15, 2014 - 2:15 PM
Primary mission is to protect the freedom to fly for the growing population of general aviation pilots and aircraft owners.
May 6, 2014 - 3:05 PM
Jeppesen will support and participate in AOPA Foundation Air Safety Institute seminars and AOPA Fly-Ins.