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.

May 16, 2017 - 8:10 AM
Two recent rulings could spell trouble for OEMs by allowing states to dictate design safety parameters.
May 16, 2017 - 7:15 AM
Here's what really happened when actor Harrison Ford landed on a taxiway at John Wayne Airport.
May 8, 2017 - 1:00 PM
The alliance between ForeFlight and Jeppesen brings benefits to both companies' customers, including Jeppesen charts on the ForeFlight Mobile app.
Apr 17, 2017 - 10:30 AM
The STC allows operators of Caravans equipped with Blackhawk Modifications engine upgrades to install the True Blue Power lithium-ion battery.
Apr 12, 2017 - 7:00 PM
The all-composite amphibious Oxai M2 Skywave is preparing for first flight and certification this year.
Cirrus’s John Duplaise (left) presented an SR22 model to John Fang of China’s Juhe Aviation
Apr 12, 2017 - 1:45 AM
There are now 100 Cirrus SR-series piston singles operating in China.
Apr 11, 2017 - 3:59 AM
Nearly 3,000 non-primary airports in the U.S. used only a quarter of the $442 million in Non-Primary Entitlement (NPE) grant funds available to them.
Apr 10, 2017 - 9:15 PM
Aeroplex is taking over management of the American Flyers self-serve fuel pump at SMO on an interim basis.
Apr 10, 2017 - 9:01 AM
The mat prevents scratches and decreases maintenance time, says the company.
Apr 7, 2017 - 9:13 AM
Newly added features include a widget for quick access to the latest stories and 3D touch shortcuts.