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.
The developers of the Sun Flyer solar-powered electric LSA have flight tested a technology demonstrator.
Show features plenty of excitement, including the Air Force Thunderbirds, arrival of the first production HondaJet and Nextant’s G90XT cockpit mockup.
Company will begin taking orders after it publishes performance numbers.
Diamond developed the spinning AESA radar in the past 12 months, because conventional radar houses could offer only a two-year lead time.
West Coast Aircraft Sales sells a GippsAero GA8 to the California Highway Patrol.
Story “fails to acknowledge the significant progress general aviation manufacturers have made to improve safety,” noted GAMA.
Project is designed to help raise awareness of the importance of aviation and the economic impact it has in the state.
GAMA president Pete Bunce explains the need for the Part 23 rewrite and reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank.
FAA and GA operators collaborating to reduce accident rate.
Association keeps pressure on to ensure stops of GA aircraft stem from reasonable suspicion of illegal activity.