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.

November 18, 2014, 10:42 AM

NTSB Supports FAA's Position in Pirker Drone Case

The NTSB reversed a ruling that the FAA was wrong to fine Raphael Pirker for allegedly recklessly flying a drone.

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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.
May 6, 2014 - 4:35 AM
The nine-year deal for ATC services represents the best option for the association.
May 5, 2014 - 4:10 AM
The number of active GA aircraft declined by 6.4 percent, to 209,034 from 223,370 in 2012, the last year for which information is available.
Apr 16, 2014 - 7:40 AM
“It was just like flying in the U.S.,” Chelsea Welch said, “except that altitude is given in meters, but that wasn’t too hard to figure out.”
Apr 16, 2014 - 7:10 AM
Acquisition of, and partnerships with, Western aircraft manufacturers ease the nation’s entry into the aviation market.
Apr 10, 2014 - 2:15 PM
GAMA announced the opening of a representative office for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region this week.
Jet Aviation Asian hub Seletar Airpark
Apr 10, 2014 - 12:15 PM
Jet Aviation is due to complete construction of 79-foot-high second hangar at Singapore’s Seletar Aerospace Park by the end of this month.
Mooney team
Apr 7, 2014 - 11:30 AM
Mooney announced plans at the Sun ’n’ Fun Fly-In to resume production of the Acclaim Type S and Ovation 3 single-engine piston airplanes.