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 7, 2008 - 2:47 PM
A consortium of business, government and educational organizations in the greater Wichita area has formed a Wichita Aero Club.
Oct 6, 2008 - 10:07 AM
Epic Aircraft plans to certify the Victory and Escape prototypes in the U.S., according to chairman and CEO Rick Schrameck.
Oct 6, 2008 - 8:13 AM
Kerrville, Texas-based Mooney Aerospace Group recently named Robert Gowens CEO of Mooney Airplane.
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