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.

Viper SD-4 in flight
Apr 4, 2017 - 10:45 AM
Another all-metal light sport airplane makes the jump across the Atlantic to the U.S. market.
John Leenhouts
Apr 4, 2017 - 10:03 AM
Presales figures are up significantly.
Apr 4, 2017 - 9:56 AM
Hartzell Propeller worked closely with Professional Pilots Inc. as it owns the STC and is marketing the conversion program from its facility in Indiana.
Apr 3, 2017 - 8:54 PM
The FAA has approved installation of TruTrak Vizion autopilot hardware in Cessna 172s and 177s in preparation for autopilot approval this summer.
Pilot
Apr 3, 2017 - 7:33 PM
New versions of Garmin's Pilot app are available for both the iOS and Android platforms.
Signature Flight Support
Apr 3, 2017 - 4:38 PM
Under its upgraded plan, pilots are now rewarded with 10 Signature TailWins rewards points for every gallon of 100LL purchased.
Apr 3, 2017 - 3:36 PM
Buyers choose paint, interior, avionics options and other extras.
Aspen
Apr 3, 2017 - 11:56 AM
Price of the Aspen Avionics VFR PFD has been lowered to $3,995 during the month of April.
Apr 3, 2017 - 11:33 AM
From April 6 through 9, Wheels Up will utilize FBOs at Daniel Field Airport and Augusta Regional Airport to operate approximately 200 flights.
Sun n Fun 2017
Apr 3, 2017 - 11:18 AM
Numerous safety, education and informational seminars will also be held throughout the week.