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.

Bad Elf
Dec 29, 2015 - 7:57 PM
The Bad Elf Kickstarter offers four configurations of a new portable, low-cost ADS-B IN receiver.
Dec 23, 2015 - 10:56 AM
New version of AC 20-165B includes significant changes to help facilitate ADS-B OUT upgrades.
Flytenow screenshot
Dec 22, 2015 - 2:42 PM
The FAA's claim that flight-sharing websites offer illegal flights for compensation or hire is supported by an appeals court decision.
Dec 21, 2015 - 10:31 AM
Santa Monica Airport Association is preparing a new Part 16 complaint to be filed with the FAA.
Dec 2, 2015 - 6:27 PM
Cirrus Aircraft releases the Vision SF50 single-engine jet's performance capabilities.
Nov 19, 2015 - 2:00 PM
Icon has tallied more than 1,500 orders for the two-seat folding-wing amphib, and deliveries began in August.
Charles Picasso, ATP CEO
Nov 17, 2015 - 7:00 AM
The company’s forte is delivery of information to aircraft owners, operators and maintainers.
Nov 17, 2015 - 7:00 AM
Pratt & Whitney Canada announces new, higher-power PT6A-140A for utility aircraft.
Garmin’s angle-of-attack indicator offers a simple display of critical information. The $1,499 system consists of the GI 260 angle-of-attack indicator, the easy-to-install GAP 26 probe and GSU 25 air-data computer.
Nov 14, 2015 - 1:30 PM
Garmin’s angle-of-attack system can be installed under simplified FAA policies that encourage adoption of safety equipment.
Blue Sky Network’s HawkEye 7200A satcom system meets ICAO criteria for continuous aircraft tracking.
Nov 14, 2015 - 10:45 AM
The new HawkEye 7200A satellite tracking system is lighter and smaller than previous models.