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.

Aug 6, 2008 - 10:21 AM
Boeing has teamed with a Canadian firm to develop a massive commercial airship capable of lifting an 80,000-pound load and carrying it up to 200 miles.<br
Aug 6, 2008 - 6:53 AM
No offense intended to its participants, but aviation progress by the 1980s had become rather mundane by comparison with the incessant leaps and bounds of
Aug 6, 2008 - 6:30 AM
Pilots who apply for a new certificate to replace one that has been damaged or lost, or who require a new certificate because of added ratings or endorseme
Aug 5, 2008 - 8:27 AM
The need to protect passengers from terrorism was not uppermost in the mind of the Douglas Aircraft designers when they developed the DC-3, and they could
Aug 4, 2008 - 7:27 AM
The decades that preceded the 1970s were propelled by a lust for technological progress measured in speed, altitude and range.
Jul 28, 2008 - 12:19 PM
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) said its efforts to reopen Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) to on-demand air charter flig
Jul 28, 2008 - 12:03 PM
It will probably not have escaped the attention of American readers of this column over the past six months that much of the history of aviation during the
Jul 28, 2008 - 11:43 AM
A new online training program designed to help pilots navigate safely and legally through the ever-shifting airspace regulatory maze has been introduced by
Jul 15, 2008 - 10:07 AM
Hartzell Propeller is now offering a three-bladed Top Prop propeller for the new Beechcraft Bonanza G36 piston single and all F33A, V35B, A36 and G36 Bonan
Jul 14, 2008 - 3:22 AM
The University of North Dakota placed an order with Cessna for 25 Skyhawks, marking a return of the model to the school’s flight program.