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.

Avidyne IFD550 panel
Apr 5, 2017 - 8:01 AM
The IFD550 is intended to fill a niche for aircraft that would not otherwise be updated with integrated glass avionics suites.
Apr 4, 2017 - 3:58 PM
Company has worked with more than 12,000 aircraft owners and businesses in some 140 countries to design customized aircraft paint schemes since 1997.
Mooney M10 on display
Apr 4, 2017 - 1:48 PM
The demise of Mooney’s composite, diesel three-place airplane leaves reams of data and an opportunity for a new model in the future.
Viper SD-4 in flight
Apr 4, 2017 - 10:45 AM
Another all-metal light sport airplane makes the jump across the Atlantic to the U.S. market.
John Leenhouts
Apr 4, 2017 - 10:03 AM
Presales figures are up significantly.
Apr 4, 2017 - 9:56 AM
Hartzell Propeller worked closely with Professional Pilots Inc. as it owns the STC and is marketing the conversion program from its facility in Indiana.
Apr 3, 2017 - 8:54 PM
The FAA has approved installation of TruTrak Vizion autopilot hardware in Cessna 172s and 177s in preparation for autopilot approval this summer.
Pilot
Apr 3, 2017 - 7:33 PM
New versions of Garmin's Pilot app are available for both the iOS and Android platforms.
Signature Flight Support
Apr 3, 2017 - 4:38 PM
Under its upgraded plan, pilots are now rewarded with 10 Signature TailWins rewards points for every gallon of 100LL purchased.
Apr 3, 2017 - 3:36 PM
Buyers choose paint, interior, avionics options and other extras.