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.

May 22, 2008 - 7:21 AM
In the ever-fluid world of aerospace, to build and deliver a thousand of any major aircraft system is a milestone worthy of note.
May 22, 2008 - 6:36 AM
An incident in which the elevator controls on a Socata TBM 700 literally froze up and jammed because water accumulated in the fuselage and froze led to a F
May 21, 2008 - 11:53 AM
Hawker Beechcraft (Booth No.
May 21, 2008 - 4:17 AM
Hawker Pacific, a leading general aviation sales and support company throughout Asia, is to be sold by Sweden’s Saab group to Lynton International Holdings
May 19, 2008 - 7:06 AM
Viking Twin Otter series 400 airplanes will be equipped with an integrated suite of Primus Apex avionics from Honeywell Aerospace.
May 19, 2008 - 4:49 AM
Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg recently spent their first 25 hours at the controls of a flight simulator that replicates the cockpit in the first So
May 16, 2008 - 9:27 AM
<strong>AFRICA</strong><br /><br />Ed Boyo, director at Landover Aviation of Lagos, Nigeria, said, “The air transportation industry in Africa was dealt a h
May 16, 2008 - 6:23 AM
Several speakers at the FAA’s 10th annual general aviation forecast conference, held in Wichita April 15 and 16, disputed the agency’s numerical prophecies
May 15, 2008 - 5:05 AM
The CanPass general aviation border-crossing program resumes on April 2 at 176 airports in Canada.
May 8, 2008 - 11:09 AM
Eclipse Aviation introduced an in-house mandatory training program for customers of its Eclipse 500 very light twinjet, which includes pilot qualification