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 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
May 8, 2008 - 9:21 AM
Last month NASA made the first flight of an experimental “wing warping” Boeing F/A-18 flying testbed.
May 8, 2008 - 7:13 AM
With the Republicans retaking control of the Senate when the 108th Congress convenes early next month, some recognizable names will be moving back into the
May 7, 2008 - 10:58 AM
The Reno Air Races were back on form this year as some 180,000 people trekked to Stead Field in mid-September to watch 128 aircraft compete in six race cla
May 7, 2008 - 9:09 AM
The FAA has given $20 million to the FAA Center of Excellence for General Aviation, a research and training facility at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Universit
May 7, 2008 - 7:40 AM
There may be some pilots who fly airplanes solely because it’s a soft ride to a bloated paycheck, and they may think EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wis., is on
May 7, 2008 - 7:12 AM
Shipments of new general aviation airplanes manufactured throughout the world totaled 1,766 units in the first nine months of 2002, down 16.6 percent from