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general aviation

n.
1. The operation of civilian aircraft for purposes other than commercial passenger transport, including personal, business, and instructional flying.
2. The aircraft flown for these purposes.
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Together, ICON Aircraft and Prestige Imports will introduce adventure flying and personal aviation to customers who until now had likely never considered becoming pilots.
The old drag-racing sentiment--there's no replacement for displacement--also rings true in personal aviation. I'm a strong advocate of using as much airplane for the task as you can afford.
Guilty as charged." Of course, that got me thinking about the gratuitous nature of personal aviation. Is there any personal aircraft that's not gratuitous?
Daimler is now the second major automaker to make an investment in a personal aviation company recently, after Volvo parent company Geely purchased flying car start-up Terrafugia in early July.
But thanks to recent advances in personal aviation technology, the skies are now more accessible than ever before.
Department of Transportation stated that the company was building "an entirely new aircraft that will change personal aviation." The flying car product is (http://sputniknews.com/science/201610261046732266-larry-page-flying-car-filmed/) expected to cost $200,000-500,000 and could be available by next year.
Regardless, making that personal aviation dream a reality means working through difficulties intertwining cost, safety, engineering and regulations.
We're continuing to make personal aviation more affordable than anyone thought possible," remarked Ben Hamilton, CEO of ImagineAir.
Howell, who was wounded in Vietnam, has drawn on his personal aviation experience as he's helped children learn to fly for more than a decade.
I feel this is the next battleground for the future of personal aviation. Diesel engines and airframe parachute systems are the way to go.
It would serve as a fine addition to a personal aviation library, primarily for its developmental, technical, and international overview, as well as its photos and appendices.
A personal Aviation Consultant works with each client to design the perfect solution for their specific needs, a completely customizable private aviation experience.
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