General Aviation

News and issues concerning general aviation, specifically airplanes and helicopters powered by piston and alternative engines (i.e., non-turbine powered aircraft). Subjects include aircraft, engines, personnel, acquisitions, accidents, safety, security and training.

Aug 12, 2017 - 11:18 AM
The twin-engine P68R has many uses for operations in Brazil, from flight training to efficient transport.
Aug 12, 2017 - 9:29 AM
Airlines are facing a "tsunami of retirements" that could mean many opportunities for new pilots learning to fly at Phoenix East Aviation.
Aug 8, 2017 - 11:20 AM
Last year, 37 people died in 30 crashes of GA airplanes, microlights and helicopters, compared with 64 deaths in 46 mishaps in 2015.
Aug 4, 2017 - 2:57 PM
Piper’s M600, Bell Helicopter’s 429 and the HondaJet all got the chance to circumnavigate the globe at some point this summer.
Guardian
Jul 27, 2017 - 11:33 AM
Guardian's smartPlane system offers MFD-like capabilities on the iPad for less than $1,000.
Vulcanair
Jul 27, 2017 - 9:59 AM
The four-seat piston-powered V1.0 from Vulcanair retails for $259,000 and features a glass cockpit and constant-speed prop.
Jul 27, 2017 - 9:01 AM
Continental is adding two engines to its CD-200 family as it expands the breadth of its diesel line with the CD-300.
Diamond Lil
Jul 27, 2017 - 12:58 AM
Three of the four engines are timed out.
FIFI on the ramp
Jul 26, 2017 - 10:49 PM
The only remaining World War II-vintage Boeing Superfortresses rub elbows at EAA AirVenture
Jul 26, 2017 - 4:19 PM
Vision Systems will display its second-generation electronically dimmable window Nuance V2 at PPG’s booth 2072 in Hangar B.