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.

Elves
Jan 4, 2016 - 11:02 AM
Business aviation volunteers helped make the holiday season special.
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.