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 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
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