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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Apr 10, 2014 - 2:15 PM
GAMA announced the opening of a representative office for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region this week.
Jet Aviation Asian hub Seletar Airpark
Apr 10, 2014 - 12:15 PM
Jet Aviation is due to complete construction of 79-foot-high second hangar at Singapore’s Seletar Aerospace Park by the end of this month.
Mooney team
Apr 7, 2014 - 11:30 AM
Mooney announced plans at the Sun ’n’ Fun Fly-In to resume production of the Acclaim Type S and Ovation 3 single-engine piston airplanes.
Apr 4, 2014 - 4:00 PM
John and Martha King of King Schools aim to increase the pilot population and boost on-the-ground interactions.
Apr 3, 2014 - 3:55 PM
Cesar Diaz Perez will serve as the company’s sales director.
Apr 3, 2014 - 2:50 PM
The AV100 uses hybrid active noise-cancelling technology and signal processing to attenuate the specific frequencies inside an airplane.
Embry-Riddle Skyhawk
Apr 2, 2014 - 2:25 PM
New airplanes will replace the university’s fleet of legacy 172s.
Scheme Designers Cirrus Design
Apr 2, 2014 - 2:15 PM
Limited-edition artwork can save owners thousands, says the company.
Rotax 912iS Sport
Apr 1, 2014 - 2:10 PM
What's better than a Rotax 912iS? A Sport version with its older brother's pricing.