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.

February 13, 2017, 6:46 PM

NBAA Petitions Court To Review SMO Shutdown Agreement

Despite the FAA's agreement to allow Santa Monica Airport to be closed in 2028, NBAA and others are fighting to keep the airport open.

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News of a new autoclave production process
Mar 4, 2015 - 4:36 PM
Seven general aviation leaders took on the big problems that plague general aviation today during an hour-long dialogue at Heli-Expo
Mar 4, 2015 - 10:40 AM
Emby-Riddle chancellor Dr. Frank Ayers presented an honorary plaque to Gordon Jiroux, president and CEO of UHI
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Mar 2, 2015 - 5:15 PM
The new scissor lift eases ground handling for the aircraft
Mar 2, 2015 - 9:15 AM
The Mesa, Ariz. Aerospace Aftermarket division is refocused on parts manufacturing, repair and overhaul.
Mar 1, 2015 - 9:40 AM
The air-medical and heli-tour operator flies more than 400 helicopters at 186 bases in the U.S.
Mar 1, 2015 - 9:30 AM
Supplemental type certificates for the new RMCI HUMS are expected this year for Airbus and Bell single-engine helicopters.
Mar 1, 2015 - 9:00 AM
Weather cams help safety in Alaska, so why the delay with installations in Hawaii and elsewhere?
Feb 17, 2015 - 9:01 AM
The organization’s IS-BAH best practices standard, launched last year, sees its first member.