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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Jul 27, 2016 - 11:39 AM
Paint and interior commemorate 50th year of the aircraft owners’ group.
Mooney
Jul 27, 2016 - 7:47 AM
After development of its new all-composite M10T and M10J, Mooney Aircraft will have four airplanes in production.
Jul 27, 2016 - 4:03 AM
A redesign of several wing parts prompted the delay.
Jul 26, 2016 - 11:27 PM
The ease of installation of Avidyne's IFD series navigators may lead to a less expensive ways for pilots to do the installations themselves.
Jul 26, 2016 - 4:43 PM
The Textron Aviation subsidiary will supply CAP with 19 new aircraft and Kent State University with a new Skyhawk 172 as part of their multi-year agreement
Jul 26, 2016 - 3:53 PM
The flight training simulator provider offers a full slate of aviation activity at the show.
Jul 26, 2016 - 3:49 PM
Latest approvals bring the number of countries that have granted certification to the high-performance piston single to more than 40.
Jul 26, 2016 - 3:29 PM
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Sonex
Jul 26, 2016 - 2:34 PM
Kitplane maker Sonex in partnership with local Chinese companies, hopes to provide a boost to the Asian country's general aviation segment.