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GA's Difficult Climb Back »

The shrinkage in the private pilot population is real and it has been dramatic: There were 357,479 people with private pilot certificates in 1980, the greatest number ever; yet by 2012 that had collapsed by almost half (47.4 percent) to the lowest its been since 1964. More

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AVweb's weekly search of the news in the world of aviation turned up new leadership roles at Honeywell Aerospace, Key Air, the board of Aero Electric... More

VTOL Hybrids for General... »

Two VTOL hybrid (wings for horizontal flight) concept aircraft have recently made the news, one designed for cargo and one that is roadable and designed for... More

China Displays Military... »

China's aerospace concern showed off its newest military fighter at Zhuhai's Airshow, Bloomberg News reported this week. The J-31 fighter, which flew a... More

Continental To Offer Diesel... »

Continental Motors Group announced Thursday it will offer its CD-100 diesel series for existing light piston airplanes in China. The company has filed for a... More

Santa Monica Airport... »

Advocates of Santa Monica Municipal Airport said this week they won't give up their fight to prevent the city from redeveloping the field, despite a failed... More

Antares Rocket Destroyed... »

Shortly after liftoff of Orbital Sciences Corporation's Antares Rocket from the Wallops Flight Facility, Virginia on Tuesday, Oct. 28, it became apparent to... More