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.

Aspen
Apr 3, 2017 - 11:56 AM
Price of the Aspen Avionics VFR PFD has been lowered to $3,995 during the month of April.
Apr 3, 2017 - 11:33 AM
From April 6 through 9, Wheels Up will utilize FBOs at Daniel Field Airport and Augusta Regional Airport to operate approximately 200 flights.
Sun n Fun 2017
Apr 3, 2017 - 11:18 AM
Numerous safety, education and informational seminars will also be held throughout the week.
Mar 31, 2017 - 1:10 PM
Turbo Ovation Ultra and normally aspirated Acclaim Ultra expected to begin deliveries "almost immediately."
ForeFlight
Mar 31, 2017 - 12:05 PM
ForeFlight's new version 9 includes customizable checklists in the Basic Plus and Pro Plus packages.
GTN
Mar 30, 2017 - 1:25 PM
A free software upgrade for the Garmin GTN 650/750 navigators adds a number of new features, including visual approach guidance.
GMA 345
Mar 30, 2017 - 12:39 PM
Garmin's new all-digital GMA 345/342 audio panels will be available in April and offer new sound quality, 3-D audio, split-com, and other features.
Mar 30, 2017 - 12:34 PM
The overall general aviation (GA) fleet in Brazil logged 0.1 percent growth last year, but GA operations dropped 11 percent year-over-year.
G3X
Mar 29, 2017 - 8:35 PM
Up to four G3X Touch displays of various sizes can be installed in a single aircraft, and prices start at $2,995.
G5
Mar 29, 2017 - 7:32 PM
Garmin's G5 electronic flight instruments are now eligible for installation in more than 600 fixed-wing general aviation aircraft.