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.

September 14, 2016, 11:26 AM

Atlantic Aviation Files Part 16 Complaint Against City of Santa Monica

The complaint by Atlantic Aviation alleges that the city of Santa Monica is intentionally planning to limit services at Santa Monica Airport.

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Doug King, Epic CEO
Apr 6, 2016 - 7:35 AM
Despite setbacks and slowdowns, Epic CEO sees light at the end of the Part 23 certification tunnel for his Epic 1000 turboprop.
Cessna 172 with AoA system
Apr 5, 2016 - 2:12 PM
The dash-mounted system uses an LED-lit display and features a pilot-settable reference marker.
Waiex-B on display
Apr 5, 2016 - 9:20 AM
Sun ’n’ Fun also marks the official opening of the Sonex and Waiex B-Model order book.
iFDR
Apr 5, 2016 - 8:00 AM
The new iFDR Panel Mounts are designed for better viewing of iPhones and iPads in the cockpit environment.
Avidyne
Apr 4, 2016 - 7:48 PM
Avidyne's new synthetic vision features can be displayed on IFD navigators and via Wi-Fi on iPads using its new IFD100 app.
Re-imagined 152
Apr 4, 2016 - 4:32 PM
AOPA President Mark Baker will host two Pilot Town Halls, part of nearly three-dozen activities the association is hosting at Sun 'n Fun.
G5
Apr 4, 2016 - 2:02 PM
Garmin's new G5 standby instrument can also service as a standalone autopilot solution, while the GMA 245/245R audio panels offer "superior" sound.
Sun n Fun
Apr 4, 2016 - 10:23 AM
It will also feature 500 exhibitors, a kids zone play area, tours, aircraft displays, car shows, evening entertainment, educational aviation sessions
Mar 31, 2016 - 2:12 PM
NavWorx ADS600-B transceiver can take advantage of GPS capability of Garmin GNS/GTN navigators and save owners money during installation.
iPad Pro
Mar 24, 2016 - 11:30 AM
The new 9.7-inch Apple iPad Pro is better suited to the cockpit environment than the larger 12.9-inch full-size Pro.