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.

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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.
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