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.

Martin Mars
Jul 11, 2016 - 8:45 AM
Oshkosh Wittman Regional Airport is the busiest airport in the world for one week every year during the EAA AirVenture show.
Jul 11, 2016 - 3:00 AM
This year’s Future’s Day program at Farnborough Airshow is designed with young aviation enthusiasts in mind.
Jul 9, 2016 - 11:20 AM
Agreements include new work and extensions of current support for rotorcraft pilot training and fixed-wing maintenance.
airplane
Jul 9, 2016 - 7:39 AM
This year, Boeing Aircraft is celebrating its 100th anniversary.
Jul 9, 2016 - 1:45 AM
Following the Shoreham Airshow crash last August, the Red Arrows will not perform their acrobatic display at Farnborough.
engine
Jul 9, 2016 - 12:01 AM
Under its Vision program, Rolls-Royce is working on its future Advance and UltraFan engine technologies.
Jul 8, 2016 - 7:52 PM
NavWorx and Avidyne announced price cuts for their ADS-B products to help stimulate upgrades.
The Bombardier CL-415 in action
Jul 7, 2016 - 1:45 AM
Known for restarting the Twin Otter production line, Viking Air will provide support for the approximately 170 CL-415 and CL-215 firebombers in service.
Jul 5, 2016 - 9:53 AM
According to the EASA annual safety review, general aviation accidents killed 65 people last year, which is 17 percent less than the five-year average.
Mars
Jul 1, 2016 - 3:18 PM
Coulson Flying Tankers is offering pilots an opportunity to log some stick time in the last Martin Mars flying boat.