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 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.
Oct 30, 2008 - 12:12 PM
The TSA today published the <link http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2008/E8-23685.htm _blank>large aircraft security program</link> notice of proposed rulemaki
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Oct 15, 2008 - 12:50 PM
An all-composite four-seat general aviation aircraft made in Austria is attracting serious interest in the ISR (intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissan
Oct 9, 2008 - 11:22 AM
The TSA today released a notice of proposed rulemaking for its <link http://www.tsa.dhs.gov/assets/pdf/nprm_lasp.pdf _blank>Large Aircraft Security Program
Oct 7, 2008 - 2:48 PM
“This is a look-alike, not a replica,” said engineer Walt Hoy at the unveiling of the Wright Brothers’ “Silver Bird” Tuesday at Booth No.