General Aviation

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July 22, 2015, 9:05 PM

Flight Design C4 Expands Envelope

Work on conforming prototypes has begun as the manufacturer hopes to achieve certification next year.

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Jul 20, 2015 - 7:24 AM
Live telemetry from the data-collection device will be broadcast during an aerobatic performance.
Jul 19, 2015 - 10:15 AM
Garmin's upgrade to the touchscreen navigators adds features customers have been asking for.
Garmin GMA350c
Jul 19, 2015 - 9:15 AM
The GMA 350c, 35c and 350Hc will be available in the third quarter.
Jul 19, 2015 - 5:16 AM
A Cessna 150 and an F16 collided over Charleston.
IFD540 FMS
Jul 18, 2015 - 7:07 PM
Two kits will facilitate access to wireless data streams from the avionics.
Jul 18, 2015 - 5:33 PM
Special pricing is available for the TEX16 main-ship battery during EAA AirVenture.
Global Air EAA AirVenture screenshot
Jul 18, 2015 - 4:34 PM
Four scholarships are available. Applications are due August 10.
Jul 18, 2015 - 12:15 PM
Owners can get answers to questions about NextGen and ADS-B.
Jul 18, 2015 - 8:40 AM
The system can display data from Garmin avionics on iPads running the ForeFlight Mobile and Jeppesen Mobile FliteDeck apps.
graphical flight notifications
Jul 17, 2015 - 8:01 PM
The latest version of the ForeFlight Mobile app offers many new connectivity features.