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.

Jul 14, 2008 - 3:22 AM
The University of North Dakota placed an order with Cessna for 25 Skyhawks, marking a return of the model to the school’s flight program.
Jul 1, 2008 - 11:55 AM
Phil Boyer, the former broadcast executive who guided AOPA through some of its most turbulent times, announced yesterday that he will step down as AOPA pre
Jun 26, 2008 - 12:07 PM
NBAA and the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) have denounced a report on private jet travel and the general aviation industry issued by th
Jun 20, 2008 - 4:46 AM
In addition to producing its familiar oversized yellow publication Trade-A-Plane people are enthusiastic about something totally new these days–access to t
Jun 11, 2008 - 9:57 AM
In a surprise announcement, Leland Snow, president of agplane manufacturer Air Tractor, said his company is developing a new passenger/utility turboprop ai
Jun 9, 2008 - 8:52 AM
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is taking steps to address the looming pilot and mechanic shortage facing airlines globally.
Jun 9, 2008 - 7:21 AM
Australia’s Hawker Pacific has begun modifications to a Hornbill Skyways Beechcraft King Air B200GT at its Bankstown Airport facility on the outskirts of S
May 23, 2008 - 6:07 AM
The Dubai Air Show, held November 4 to 8, demonstrated an abundance of business-as-usual spirit when it opened its doors in the face of a worldwide securit
May 22, 2008 - 7:25 AM
Avcon Industries, manufacturer of aft fuselage delta fins and other mods to improve directional stability and increase payload/range capability for the Lea
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.