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.

Oct 5, 2008 - 3:25 PM
German seaplane manufacturer Dornier Aircraft on Sunday announced plans to manufacture and sell the Seastar flying boat in the U.S.
Oct 2, 2008 - 5:36 AM
Pratt & Whitney Canada’s prospects in the business jet and general aviation markets remain bright despite the air of economic uncertainty stemming from the
Sep 30, 2008 - 7:36 AM
Outgoing AOPA president Phil Boyer has been chosen to receive this year’s NBAA Meritorious Service Award.
Sep 23, 2008 - 7:48 AM
Any pilot who has ever found himself on the receiving end of the question “How can I learn how to fly?” now has a ready reference to which to direct the wo
Aug 29, 2008 - 1:05 PM
With the recent wildfires in Northern California reaching historic proportions, the human toll rose as a helicopter ferrying an 11-member firefighting crew
Aug 11, 2008 - 9:00 AM
The world didn’t necessarily become a more dangerous place on Sept.
Aug 11, 2008 - 7:20 AM
“Five hundred years from now, you’ll want to be able to pop open something on the aircraft and see how it worked,” noted David Hahn, acting collections man
Aug 11, 2008 - 6:15 AM
“Kowloon City used to be the place for dinner before flying from Kai Tak Airport.
Aug 8, 2008 - 9:36 AM
A fuel-cell-powered electric airplane is the goal of Worcester, Mass.-based Advanced Technology Products and its nonprofit arm, the Foundation for Advancin
Aug 6, 2008 - 10:33 AM
<em>If Paris is the Big Daddy of airshows–high-powered, straight-laced and eminently button-down–then Oshkosh is the Big Mamma, her arms open wide as the W