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.

Icon A5 on the water
Oct 5, 2015 - 6:15 PM
The amphibious light-sport A5 is finally entering production to satisfy orders for more than 1,500 copies of the aircraft.
Bering Air
Sep 28, 2015 - 12:49 AM
Bering Air will take delivery of the 2,500th Caravan after paint and interior work is completed.
ELT 345
Sep 21, 2015 - 11:14 AM
The new ELT 345 costs less than $600 and is designed for easy retrofit to a variety of aircraft types.
Sep 20, 2015 - 11:39 PM
The new ESI-500 offers optional synthetic vision and integrates with L-3 Aviation's magnetometer.
WingX Pro7 Android
Sep 15, 2015 - 10:07 AM
The new version of WingX Pro7 offers many of the same features as the iOS version.
Sep 14, 2015 - 4:52 PM
ForeFlight Mobile's new two-way flight plan transfer capability will integrate with ForeFlight Web.
Sep 1, 2015 - 9:30 AM
The FAA and aviation industry are not making effective use of the Service Difficulty Reporting database.
Aug 29, 2015 - 2:54 PM
Pilot-related causes remain a significant problem.
Aug 24, 2015 - 7:37 AM
The pilot performed an autorotation after the engine failed.
Aug 10, 2015 - 6:54 PM
Flying the Progressive Aerodyne Searey amphibian highlighted the versatility and pure fun of this type of aircraft.