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.

May 20, 2016 - 4:30 AM
The new Honeywell Flight Preview app for the iPad allows pilots to become familiar with the airport environment.
Apr 29, 2016 - 2:54 PM
The ADS600-B is a low-cost ADS-B OUT and IN transceiver that can integrate with an existing transponder.
Apr 29, 2016 - 9:14 AM
HeliTrak is in the final stages of certifying its Collective Pull Down system and autopilot for the Robinson R22.
Apr 29, 2016 - 8:11 AM
LoPresti's HID lighting systems are available for a wide variety of aircraft types, from piston singles to business jets.
AirText system
Apr 28, 2016 - 4:43 PM
AirText will offer texting via Iridium satcom for five cents per message.
Apr 28, 2016 - 7:57 AM
The new approvals add Connext cockpit connectivity, customized holds, search patterns and more to the GTN navigators.
FAA Administrator Michael Huerta
Apr 27, 2016 - 8:20 PM
The annual avionics show is expected to attract more than 2,000 attendees and features more than 130 exhibitors.
D10A
Apr 26, 2016 - 10:07 PM
The recent STC for installation of Dynon's D10A primary attitude indicator in older Piper and Cessna airplanes could lead to major changes.
Apr 26, 2016 - 5:37 PM
Aspen Evolution backup display replaces mechanical instruments used for backup for EFIS instrumentation.
U.S. Customs faciiity at MTH
Apr 25, 2016 - 5:08 PM
The airport, which recently added International to its name, now has its first permanent Customs facility.