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.

Feb 17, 2011 - 10:00 AM
The FAA is forecasting a recovery for general aviation, with business jets and light sport aircraft leading the way.
Feb 3, 2011 - 8:29 AM
China’s aviation authorities started to allow helicopters to fly in low-altitude airspace last week, as a first step toward <a href="http://www.ainonline.c
Jan 13, 2011 - 2:22 AM
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Dec 16, 2010 - 10:47 AM
Online flight-planning provider RunwayFinder shut down on Monday in the wake of a patent lawsuit filed by Aurora, Ore.-based FlightPrep.
Dec 7, 2010 - 5:45 PM
Some of the world's top pilots are going to battle it out at next year's Al Ain Aerobatic Show (February 2-5, 2011).
Nov 11, 2010 - 11:23 AM
<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association Summit kicked off today at the Long Beach Convention
Oct 20, 2010 - 2:39 PM
The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) introduced Rod Hightower, its new president and CEO, to the business aviation community at a ceremony at the sp
Oct 20, 2010 - 12:34 PM
In a surprise announcement here today, Stratford, Conn.-based Sikorsky Aircraft (Booth No.
Oct 20, 2010 - 10:40 AM
Civil unrest in France, in response to the government’s attempt to raise the minimum retirement age to qualify for a pension from 60 years to 62 years, is
Oct 19, 2010 - 10:40 AM
Aerion, based in Reno, Nev., is at Booth No.