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 1, 2014 - 1:38 PM
Elected officials joined hundreds of aircraft manufacturing workers and business leaders at a general aviation jobs rally on March 28 in Dallas.
Stratus Squadron at Sun ’n’ Fun
Apr 1, 2014 - 9:15 AM
CEO expects upwards of 200,000 people to attend show.
Scheme Designers decal for scavenger hunt
Apr 1, 2014 - 8:40 AM
The aircraft exterior design company is hosting a scavenger hunt at the 2014 Sun 'n' Fun Fly-In for certain aircraft with livery it created.
Mar 31, 2014 - 6:00 PM
Hartzell promises better back country performance with its new carbon fiber, scimitar-shaped two and three-blade propellers to Sun 'n Fun.
Mar 31, 2014 - 4:00 PM
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association is hosting aviation safety seminars, flight training sessions and other activities at the Sun ‘n Fun Fly-In.
Feb 26, 2014 - 6:20 PM
FreeFlight Systems and the University of North Dakota have partnered on an ADS-B STC for the Bell 206B.