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.

Mar 31, 2011 - 1:08 PM
Two long-time pilot members of Congress have successfully amended the pending House FAA reauthorization bill to preserve the Block Aircraft Registration Re
Mar 31, 2011 - 1:07 PM
Yesterday’s announcement that <link news/single-news-page/article/sokol-resigns-as-netjets-leader-29237/>NetJets chairman and CEO David Sokol resigned from
Mar 29, 2011 - 4:01 AM
Cessna Aircraft today unveiled its new Corvalis TTX high-performance, single-engine piston at the Sun ’n Fun International Fly-In & Expo in Lakeland, Fla.
Mar 22, 2011 - 10:20 AM
“Even in a down cycle [the general aviation industry] still creates $4.9 billion in <a href="
Mar 22, 2011 - 10:10 AM
Using the highly successful Commercial Aviation Safety Team as a template, the FAA announced yesterday that it will kick off a country-wide series of 98 sa
Mar 17, 2011 - 10:15 AM
Cessna Aircraft chairman, president and CEO Jack Pelton told a congressional panel yesterday that the general aviation industry is concerned the FAA will n
Mar 15, 2011 - 12:52 PM
<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">A little more of Hawker Beechcraft is moving out of the Air Capital of the World as Stuart B.
Feb 22, 2011 - 10:15 AM
Last year saw the lowest number of turbine-powered aircraft deliveries since 2005, according to year-end statistics released this morning by the General Av
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