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.
The company would offer the Austro E4 to make the aircraft more attractive to markets where 100LL fuel is either absent, scarce or prohibitively expensive.
German motorglider manufacturer expanding its reach after management change.
A number of aircraft OEMs have selected Continental Motors diesel engines for jet-A-powered light airplanes.
The company recently completed its first aircraft–an M20TN Acclaim Type S–since the new investors took control.
A nonprofit aeronautical and atmospheric science research organization is partnering with a major airframer on a daring glider test project.
Certification for the company’s small amphibian aircraft is expected next year.
Amelia Rose recreated and completed the fatal 1937 journey of her famous namesake.
The new Cessna Turbo Skyhawk JT-A should be FAA certified in 2015 and will retail for $435,000.
Mahindra is renaming its piston GA8 single the Airvan 8.