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.
The number of active GA aircraft declined by 6.4 percent, to 209,034 from 223,370 in 2012, the last year for which information is available.
“It was just like flying in the U.S.,” Chelsea Welch said, “except that altitude is given in meters, but that wasn’t too hard to figure out.”
Acquisition of, and partnerships with, Western aircraft manufacturers ease the nation’s entry into the aviation market.
GAMA announced the opening of a representative office for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region this week.
Jet Aviation is due to complete construction of 79-foot-high second hangar at Singapore’s Seletar Aerospace Park by the end of this month.
Mooney announced plans at the Sun ’n’ Fun Fly-In to resume production of the Acclaim Type S and Ovation 3 single-engine piston airplanes.
John and Martha King of King Schools aim to increase the pilot population and boost on-the-ground interactions.
Cesar Diaz Perez will serve as the company’s sales director.
The AV100 uses hybrid active noise-cancelling technology and signal processing to attenuate the specific frequencies inside an airplane.