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.

November 18, 2014, 10:42 AM

NTSB Supports FAA's Position in Pirker Drone Case

The NTSB reversed a ruling that the FAA was wrong to fine Raphael Pirker for allegedly recklessly flying a drone.

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After recent visits to three Florida airports under pressure either to close or severely restrict operations, National Air Transportation Association presi
Mar 19, 2008 - 1:21 PM
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Feb 27, 2008 - 9:10 AM
Viking Air’s relaunch of the fabled Twin Otter is progressing on schedule, and the first modified airplane incorporating all the planned new features of th
Feb 27, 2008 - 5:42 AM
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Feb 19, 2008 - 1:34 AM
The Britten-Norman Group (B-N) (Stand No.
Feb 19, 2008 - 1:29 AM
Cessna Aircraft has received new orders for 26 single-engine aircraft from companies in the Asia Pacific region.<br /><br />Susi Air of Indonesia placed an
Feb 6, 2008 - 10:29 AM
Cirrus Design late last year struck a deal with the Duluth, Minn.
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Marsha Mills was not an aviation artist, but as the exclusive artist for the First Flight Centennial Foundation, she’s quickly becoming one.
Feb 4, 2008 - 9:45 AM
No one has kept the Flyer aloft for more than a minute, not even the Wright brothers.