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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Jul 22, 2016 - 12:56 PM
The propeller is lighter weight and increases speed, among other things.
Jul 22, 2016 - 9:43 AM
AEA will present $1,000 awards to five aircraft owners as it eyes the Jan. 1, 2020 deadline.
Hartzell C-28-150
Jul 21, 2016 - 4:22 PM
As it deals with supply chain issues surrounding its new built gear-driven alternators, Hartzell goes the factory-refurb route.
Mars
Jul 21, 2016 - 11:33 AM
EAA AirVenture Oshkosh opens on July 25, welcoming visitors and thousands of aircraft from all over the world.
Jul 21, 2016 - 9:05 AM
Buyers of the company's specificed enhanced vision systems will receive a discount during EAA Airventure.
Garmin Telligence Voice Command
Jul 19, 2016 - 12:29 PM
The free Garmin GTN software upgrade is available in August and adds a number of new features to the GTN series navigators.
Jul 19, 2016 - 11:43 AM
Garmin's new Flight Stream 510 enables wireless communication between installed avionics and mobile devices.
NavWorx ADS600-EXP Unit
Jul 19, 2016 - 9:45 AM
The company's ADS600-EXP unit was specifically designed for experimental and light-sport aircraft
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Jul 14, 2016 - 12:15 AM
Canadian engine OEM also signs GTF maintenance agreement with Air Canada for its coming C Series fleet.
Jul 13, 2016 - 4:15 PM
The manufacturer did not identify those first two customers during the announcement at the Farnborough Airshow.