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.

July 22, 2015, 9:05 PM

Flight Design C4 Expands Envelope

Work on conforming prototypes has begun as the manufacturer hopes to achieve certification next year.

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Mar 1, 2015 - 9:00 AM
Weather cams help safety in Alaska, so why the delay with installations in Hawaii and elsewhere?
Feb 17, 2015 - 9:01 AM
The organization’s IS-BAH best practices standard, launched last year, sees its first member.
Feb 11, 2015 - 12:31 PM
New study finds “hefty increase” in industry economic contribution, but number of jobs has dropped over past nine years.
Feb 11, 2015 - 12:27 PM
The Lynx MultiLink Surveillance System ADS-B transceivers fill the mandate for a variety of aircraft types.
Feb 10, 2015 - 9:03 AM
Backed by business aviation groups, the measure would permit small businesses to expense rather than depreciate certain capital expenses.
Jan 27, 2015 - 4:02 AM
This case could affect roughly 200 airports in the U.S. that were transferred from government to local control.
Jan 13, 2015 - 11:27 AM
“Survive: Beyond the Forced Landing” program was developed in conjunction with the Canadian Owners and Pilots Association.
Dec 18, 2014 - 2:15 PM
GA market contributes to $50 billion trade surplus, but fight for ExX-ImM continues.
Dec 18, 2014 - 2:10 PM
Daher-Socata will collaborate on design, development and certification of electric plane.
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Dec 11, 2014 - 11:21 AM
The FAA on December 10 granted four companies permission to operate drones under a special provision of the 2012 FAA reauthorization act.