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.

March 17, 2017, 3:11 PM

Transport Canada Starts Regulating Recreational Drones

The Interim Order Respecting the Use of Model Aircraft applies to recreational drones weighing from a half a pound to 77 pounds.

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The flight school will receive 12 Archer TXs from Piper Aircraft.
Jul 25, 2016 - 11:25 AM
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Jul 25, 2016 - 10:01 AM
The company is showing a mockup of the aircraft formerly known as SETP at AirVenture.
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Jul 25, 2016 - 9:43 AM
Avidyne's IFD100 app enables interesting new ways to present avionics information on Apple's iPad.
PMA 8000G
Jul 25, 2016 - 9:00 AM
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Jul 25, 2016 - 8:00 AM
Less than a year after receiving its STC, Blackhawk has been highly successful with its engine-upgrade program.
Jul 25, 2016 - 7:31 AM
The company has a number of announcements at AirVenture.
Jul 25, 2016 - 1:02 AM
AEA will distribute thousands of free copies of the guide during EAA AirVenture.
Stemme S12
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Stemme is anticipating U.S. FAA approval shortly after receiving EASA type certification in March.