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general aviation

[′jen·rəl ‚ā·vē′ā·shən]
(aerospace engineering)
All aviation activity not associated with either certificated air carriers or the military, including business uses, commuter airlines, air taxi operators, various commercial applications, and personal flying.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

general aviation

All aviation operations, excluding airlines and military aviation. It includes, but is not limited to, business flying, agricultural aviation, personal flying for pleasure or sports, and flying by flight-training institutions.
An Illustrated Dictionary of Aviation Copyright © 2005 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved
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