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.

Solar Impulse
Jun 23, 2011 - 4:30 AM
The world debut of solar-powered Solar Impulse airplane could hardly have happened in less auspicious weather conditions.
Jun 20, 2011 - 9:22 PM
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Jun 20, 2011 - 6:15 AM
The Big Frog racer is getting attention for more than just its tongue-in-cheek patriotic name.
Jun 20, 2011 - 2:45 AM
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Jun 7, 2011 - 10:25 AM
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JetBlue Airways CEO Dave Barger (l) and FAA Deputy Administrator Michael Huer...
Jun 6, 2011 - 6:52 AM
A high-level U.S.
May 30, 2011 - 11:25 AM
The Center for Environmental Health (CEH) sent a notice of violation to oil companies and fuel supplier Avfuel, as well as to more than two dozen companies
May 29, 2011 - 3:45 AM
Transportation Security Administration (TSA) general aviation manager Brian Delauter, a former airline pilot with impeccable general aviation credentials,
May 25, 2011 - 3:40 AM
Armed with talking points ranging from FAA reauthorization to long-term leases at airports, members of the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) l
May 17, 2011 - 1:10 AM
The past couple of years have not been the best of times for a would-be developer to sign deals with industrial partners and customer-users for a new super