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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Aug 3, 2016 - 1:25 PM
The event drew nearly 563,000 people and 2,855 showplanes.
Heurta
Jul 29, 2016 - 8:17 AM
Medical reform, new technology and data initiatives were topics addressed by FAA Administrator Michael Huerta at EAA AirVenture 2016.
Kodiak
Jul 28, 2016 - 9:50 PM
Quest has expanded its facilities and will soon start constructing its own paint shop.
Jul 28, 2016 - 4:31 PM
The manufacturer also displayed the aircraft at EAA AirVenture.
Honeywell TPE331 on display in Oshkosh
Jul 28, 2016 - 4:19 PM
In service for half a century now, the turboprop engine's makers are looking ahead to its centennial.
Jul 28, 2016 - 1:00 PM
Film is scheduled to debut in 2017-2018 school year.
Jul 28, 2016 - 12:57 PM
John Mininger has flown 750 children as part of the EAA Young Eagles program.
Lancair
Jul 27, 2016 - 10:31 PM
The long-time kit airplane manufacturer is refocusing on the fast-selling Evolution piston and turbine models.
Aspen
Jul 27, 2016 - 10:25 PM
Aspen is certifying a software upgrade for display of ADS-B IN weather data, and MD Helicopters picked Aspen MFDs for new single-engine MD models.
Jul 27, 2016 - 4:26 PM
The modified wing, the LAM Aero System, improves performance the company claims.