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.

Jul 26, 2017 - 8:02 AM
The company expects the carbon-fiber prop to improve overall aircraft performance by between 5 and 7 percent.
Sun Flyer
Jul 26, 2017 - 7:41 AM
The company holds deposits for its two-seat and planned four-seat models.
Morane-Saulnier Type L Parasol
Jul 25, 2017 - 6:53 PM
Daher's replica of the Morane-Saulnier Type L Parasol World War I trainer took six years and more than 15,000 man-hours to build.
Jul 25, 2017 - 4:33 PM
BRS Aerospace is offering AirVenture attendees a 10 percent installation discount for Cessna 172 and 182 whole aircraft parachute recovery systems.
Jul 25, 2017 - 2:17 PM
The device which attaches to the user's phone allows global messaging and tracking as well as an emergency SOS beaon.
The Soloy-Modified Cessna 182
Jul 25, 2017 - 12:44 PM
The conversion will improve fuel economy for the long-serving aircraft.
Jul 25, 2017 - 11:20 AM
The world's largest aviation services provider lends a hand to the world's largest flying museum.
Samson Motors Switchblade prototype
Jul 25, 2017 - 10:00 AM
Oregon-based Samson Motors believes its two-passenger, three-wheel Switchblade will be available next year in kit form.
Cirrus Vision jet
Jul 25, 2017 - 8:19 AM
The company is producing eight pistons and one jet per week.
Piper M600
Jul 25, 2017 - 7:49 AM
Wing spar inspection required.