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.

Dec 2, 2014 - 10:19 AM
General Aviation Caucus members are recruiting new leaders, with three of the four co-chairs leaving Congress.
Radio control glider
Nov 19, 2014 - 6:49 PM
Model airplanes are aircraft, according to the National Transportation Safety Board
Ritewing Zephyr
Nov 18, 2014 - 10:42 AM
The NTSB reversed a ruling that the FAA was wrong to fine Raphael Pirker for allegedly recklessly flying a drone.
SMO kids
Nov 4, 2014 - 7:26 AM
Sep 30, 2014 - 3:21 PM
The manifest must be emailed within 24 hours of departure and resubmitted 30 minutes before takeoff to confirm the flight.
Sep 23, 2014 - 2:00 PM
Starting next year, customers of the Atlanta-area airport will no longer have to stop first at another airport to clear customs.
Sep 18, 2014 - 2:30 PM
Writing the new rules directly involves the general aviation industry.
Aug 28, 2014 - 3:00 PM
Liberty University took delivery of this milestone aircraft, a Cessna 172 Skyhawk with a custom paint scheme.
Aug 14, 2014 - 12:45 PM
In a country rich with waterways, amphibious floats are a natural.
Aug 11, 2014 - 1:00 PM
Contact Center expanded; Northeast Brazil authorized service center added.