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 31, 2008 - 7:02 AM
The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) is launching an outreach campaign aimed at the incoming Obama Administration and the new 111th Congress to under
Dec 30, 2008 - 4:30 AM
Elvis Presley’s 1962 Lockheed JetStar–the only one of the three aircraft owned by The King still in private hands–was put on the auction block December 19
Dec 30, 2008 - 4:13 AM
It didn’t take long for competitors to introduce synthetic-vision system (SVS) avionics enhancements after Garmin last spring removed the cloak of secrecy
Dec 29, 2008 - 7:26 AM
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has commented on a set of proposed regulations from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that seek t
Dec 29, 2008 - 7:23 AM
San Antonio-based aircraft charter, management, sales and maintenance firm FlightTime Business Jets took delivery last month of the first Sierra Industries
Dec 29, 2008 - 7:18 AM
As testing of the new DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 400 proceeds, manufacturer Viking Air says it’s confident the floatplane will be ready for delivery this summ
Dec 29, 2008 - 7:09 AM
The Department of Homeland Security’s new rule that requires general aviation pilots to file passenger names and other information to government officials
Dec 1, 2008 - 6:30 AM
Green Flight International president and CEO Douglas Rodante and chief pilot Carol Sugars on November 1 became the first flight crew to cross the U.S.
Nov 18, 2008 - 10:44 AM
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today issued a <link http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2008/E8-26621.htm _blank>final rule</link> for plans to move f
Nov 3, 2008 - 10:27 AM
The annual Red Bull Flugtag held in Portland, Ore., was witness to the Premier Jet line service staff’s attempt to fly their own bi-winged glider.