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.
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has commented on a set of proposed regulations from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that seek t
San Antonio-based aircraft charter, management, sales and maintenance firm FlightTime Business Jets took delivery last month of the first Sierra Industries
As testing of the new DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 400 proceeds, manufacturer Viking Air says it’s confident the floatplane will be ready for delivery this summ
The Department of Homeland Security’s new rule that requires general aviation pilots to file passenger names and other information to government officials
Green Flight International president and CEO Douglas Rodante and chief pilot Carol Sugars on November 1 became the first flight crew to cross the U.S.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today issued a <link http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2008/E8-26621.htm _blank>final rule</link> for plans to move f
The annual Red Bull Flugtag held in Portland, Ore., was witness to the Premier Jet line service staff’s attempt to fly their own bi-winged glider.
The TSA today published the <link http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2008/E8-23685.htm _blank>large aircraft security program</link> notice of proposed rulemaki
An all-composite four-seat general aviation aircraft made in Austria is attracting serious interest in the ISR (intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissan
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