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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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HDI Global Specialty SE - Australia, the new specialty lines insurer, has recruited Jamie Bowes as head of Aviation as a first step to developing a general aviation footprint in the Asia Pacific markets.
XL Catlin has underwritten aviation insurance for many years and is a leading underwriter of general aviation risks worldwide.
It was not linked to the actual use of the services by passengers, but was instead connected to people merely entering the General Aviation Terminal, while the entrance into the terminal had already been subject to another fee," said PMaS spokesperson Adriana Olsavska as cited by the TASR newswire.
General aviation is air ambulances, traffic reporters, aerial firefighters this summer in California, volunteer pilots using their time and airplanes to transport patients to medical treatment in far off cities, TV station helicopters reporting on the news, search and rescue, police, pipeline and electrical line patrol, flight instruction (where do you think most airline pilots come from?) business aviation, volunteers flying needed supplies to hurricane stricken areas.
However the airport still operates fire staff and air traffic control beyond what is required for a general aviation site.
The next day, 21 organizations representing segments of the general aviation wrote the NTSB chairman, requesting that his agency "help set the record straight" on GA safety.
These successful experiences are being used by China Vast in the development of general aviation industrial towns.
In a statement yesterday, the CAAP defined general aviation operations as activities of a civil aircraft.
country will have more than 500 general aviation airports in a number of
Professional aircraft painters now have the option of which Clearcoat to use with one of two SKYscapes Basecoats: the new General Aviation Clearcoat--CM0850CC1 for increased speed, or the existing SKYscapes Clearcoat--CM0850180--for improved chemical and fluid resistance.
Since joining BP on its Future Leaders programme in 2008 he has worked as the company's Middle East General Aviation Director in Dubai.
PEKyN (CyHAN)- Three Chinese general aviation operators on Monday signed deals with Airbus Helicopters to purchase 123 helicopters for general aviation purposes.
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