General Aviation Statistics
Article | Oct 11, 2012
The Government Accountability Office, following its most recent study of general aviation accident trends, has called on the FAA to collect more data on aircraft hours flown and pilot training.
Article | Oct 10, 2012
Aircraft owners still have time to participate in a general aviation activity survey used by the FAA to develop policies, allocate resources and make decisions about safety.
Article | Oct 05, 2012
By FAA estimates, in 2010 flight activity in all four segments of general aviation increased from 2009 levels, according to the report, while GA accident rates in 2010 showed little change from recent years.
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Article | Oct 03, 2012
When a veteran test pilot and scientists get together, a Boeing 727 is sacrificed in the Mexican desert in the name of science and entertainment.
Advocacy | Sep 28, 2012
The FAA is observing several instances of incorrect registration data loaded onto Mode S transponder units; and statistics indicate a potential increase in lapsed aircraft registrations.
Advocacy | Sep 13, 2012
The thirty-fourth annual General Aviation and Part 135 Activity Survey is up and running, and aviation groups have joined the FAA urging aircraft owners to participate.
Advocacy | Aug 30, 2012
An aviation rulemaking committee is working on recommendations to make regulatory interpretation more consistent and is seeking feedback from the aviation community.
Advocacy | Aug 29, 2012
The Pilot's Bill of Rights, recently signed into law, gives airmen subject to certificate action (including suspension, revocation, approval, and denial) the right to access air traffic and other data used by the FAA in making determinations. Some of that data is collected by third-party contractors, and pilots may need to act quickly to gain access to that data before it is destroyed.
Article | Jul 31, 2012
NASA has asked general aviation pilots to participate in two special studies it is conducting with the FAA based on data collected through the Aviation Safety Reporting System.
Article | Jul 26, 2012
Jeppesen announced a new digital JeppView navigation data subscription pricing structure July 25 at EAA AirVenture. Pricing will be based on the number of devices powered by the Jeppesen data, in relation to four U.S.-based coverage options. Customers can choose between two or four "installs" - the number of devices on which digital JeppView subscription data is installed.