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general aviation


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The operation of civilian aircraft for purposes other than commercial passenger transport, including personal, business, and instructional flying.
  • n. The aircraft flown for these purposes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. the section of the aviation industry that excludes both military and commercial passenger transport; for example sightseeing, pleasure flights, etc.


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