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.

February 13, 2017, 6:46 PM

NBAA Petitions Court To Review SMO Shutdown Agreement

Despite the FAA's agreement to allow Santa Monica Airport to be closed in 2028, NBAA and others are fighting to keep the airport open.

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PiLATUS PC-9
Jul 24, 2016 - 12:53 PM
The ex-warbird boasts a host of cockpit upgrades, installed by Gulf Coast Avionics as it was prepared for its new owner.
Jul 24, 2016 - 9:24 AM
New database update options should offer significant savings for cockpits carrying multiple Garmin avionics products.
Jul 24, 2016 - 8:00 AM
Attendees who purchase specific products from participating vendors can receive between $50 and $500.
Jul 24, 2016 - 7:22 AM
The week-long event is open to anyone looking to explore opportunities in aviation.
Jul 23, 2016 - 4:40 PM
The Calvin L. Carrithers Aviation Scholarship will be awarded to four aviation students by mid-August.
Jul 23, 2016 - 2:21 PM
The Texas-based avionics manufacturer received an FAA expansion of its AML STC for its RANGR line of ADS-B transceivers
Jul 23, 2016 - 11:15 AM
Thirty-six NGT-2000 units will be handed out during Oshkosh.
Jul 23, 2016 - 8:30 AM
Prototype of the S-21 Outbound is still under construction, but details will be available at AirVenture
Jul 22, 2016 - 4:39 PM
The manufacturer will host the AirVenture Cup Air Race and offer Zodiac oxygen masks while providing free GC-012 chargers to Oshkosh attendees.
Perlan at OSH
Jul 22, 2016 - 1:23 PM
Last year’s AirVenture star on its way for further high-altitude testing.