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.

February 13, 2017, 6:46 PM

NBAA Petitions Court To Review SMO Shutdown Agreement

Despite the FAA's agreement to allow Santa Monica Airport to be closed in 2028, NBAA and others are fighting to keep the airport open.

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Jul 29, 2014 - 10:15 AM
Amelia Rose recreated and completed the fatal 1937 journey of her famous namesake.
Jul 29, 2014 - 10:00 AM
The new Cessna Turbo Skyhawk JT-A should be FAA certified in 2015 and will retail for $435,000.
Jul 29, 2014 - 9:30 AM
Mahindra is renaming its piston GA8 single the Airvan 8.
Jul 28, 2014 - 5:20 PM
Keep a sharp eye out for identifying stickers while strolling the static display and you could win a prize.
Jul 28, 2014 - 12:00 PM
Kit engine boosts AeroVee to 100 hp and JSX one-person jet kit will cost $130,000, deliveries of both scheduled to begin in the fourth quarter.
Jul 28, 2014 - 10:00 AM
Instead of overhauling the engine in Cessna Skyhawks, Superior Air Parts is offering its new FAA-approved 180-hp Vantage engine for just $25,000.
Jul 27, 2014 - 11:50 AM
The annual EAA AirVenture extravaganza promises excitement and innovation for visitors from all over the world.
Jul 27, 2014 - 9:30 AM
Aviation analyst Brian Foley believes there are investment opportunities in general aviation startups.
Jul 27, 2014 - 9:00 AM
The developers of the Sun Flyer solar-powered electric LSA have flight tested a technology demonstrator.
Jul 24, 2014 - 2:30 PM
Show features plenty of excitement, including the Air Force Thunderbirds, arrival of the first production HondaJet and Nextant’s G90XT cockpit mockup.