Category Archives: General Aviation

China plans to launch general aviation projects

The Civil Aviation Authority China (CAAC) is preparing to rollout a two-year pilot plan project, designed to support and grow general aviation (GA) across four … More ››

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Trump shuts down Hudson River traffic

The morning after Donald Trump was declared president-elect, the US Secret Service has requested a temporary flight restriction over his Manhattan residence, restricting access to … More ››

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AOPA clarifies FAA ADS-B rebate for pilots

More than 2,300 aircraft owners applied for a $500 rebate in the first two weeks of the FAA’s programme to encourage early installation of Automatic … More ››

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NATS trials new general aviation safety beacon

NATS has successfully installed and demonstrated a new safety beacon on a crane in Newham, London in partnership with Carillion and Select Cranes. The beacon … More ››

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US offers GA $500 ADS-B equipage incentive

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has unveiled a rebate programme to help small aircraft owners to equip their aircraft with a NextGen surveillance technology … More ››

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Airspace violation hotspots face future policing

The number of serious airspace infringements at six of the highest-risk air traffic zones in the UK, should be cut by much as 50 per … More ››

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Lockheed Martin to provide FAA flight planning

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has selected Lockheed Martin to provide online flight service tools to the general aviation community, helping them to … More ››

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Increase unmanned/manned buffer: AOPA

AOPA is asking the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to close gaps in the agency’s proposed rules governing small commercial unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). The … More ››

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FAA offers clarification over CVR issue

The US National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today welcomed a clarification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regarding an opinion that would have required installation … More ››

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European aviation safety set for serious reform

Europe’s aviation safety watchdog wants cash-strapped EU nations to surrender some of their powers over safeguarding air travel in their own countries. The move comes … More ››

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