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.

Pilot
Nov 20, 2016 - 11:48 PM
Version 8.5 of Garmin Pilot for the iPad brings new functionality such as weight and balance calculations integrated with flight planning.
Nov 8, 2016 - 5:57 PM
The Aircraft Electronics Association Market Report showed no uptick in avionics sales due to ADS-B equipage.
Higgs diesel engine
Nov 8, 2016 - 7:41 AM
The Higgs step-piston two-stroke engine applies new technology to an old idea.
NBAA attendees can get a taste of the Oshkosh experience by visiting the “Spirit of Aviation Mobile Experience” on the display floor..
Nov 2, 2016 - 8:00 PM
If you can’t go to EAA’s AirVenture, maybe a virtual visit is in order.
Nov 2, 2016 - 8:00 PM
Charter management company plans base, fleet expansions.
Nov 2, 2016 - 7:00 PM
BBJ Completion and MRO specialist also redelivers three BBJs following inspections and will get STC for ADS-B OUT.
Robinson has delivered the first pair of R44 Cadet helicopters to a U.S. customer. The two rotorcraft are IFR equipped and have air conditioning.
Nov 2, 2016 - 4:00 PM
Company announced the helicopter earlier this year and has previously delivered models to customers in Australia.
One new feature in the latest Garmin Pilot version allows pilots to overlay approach and departure charts on the main navigation screen. The overlaid chart’s opacity can be adjusted.
Nov 2, 2016 - 2:00 PM
Version 8.4.4 adds Flight Stream 510 integration, Jeppesen chart integration, chart overlays and glide range ring.
Nov 2, 2016 - 10:30 AM
"Both the H130 and the H125 are outstanding aircraft for business owners and executives,” it said.
Nov 2, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Company added the Hawker 1000 to previous STCs for the Learjet 60 and the Gulfstream G200.