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.

July 22, 2015, 9:05 PM

Flight Design C4 Expands Envelope

Work on conforming prototypes has begun as the manufacturer hopes to achieve certification next year.

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Jul 17, 2015 - 4:46 PM
Combining several products lets customers meet the ADS-B mandate for less than $3,000, says the company.
Jul 17, 2015 - 4:35 PM
CAF rescued historic C-47.
Jul 17, 2015 - 4:31 PM
Association giving away $1,000 grants to equip for NextGen.
Jul 17, 2015 - 3:37 PM
The company is introducing its Unleaded 94 MON avgas during AirVenture and is planning sessions on the fuel throughout the week.
B-52 Stratofortress
Jul 17, 2015 - 1:19 PM
Advanced ticket sales are up, 75 acts are confirmed and the F-35 Lightning II is set to make its civilian airshow debut at Oshkosh.
Jul 14, 2015 - 4:43 PM
Oxygen system provider giving out free samples at Oshkosh show.
Jul 14, 2015 - 9:14 AM
Approach will simplify the process of making standard changes and repairs to a “broad swath” of general aviation aircraft in Europe.
Airbus E-Fan Paris Air Show
Jun 18, 2015 - 3:40 AM
Main displays will be tablets, to be used for student pilot briefing and debriefing
Jun 17, 2015 - 8:30 AM
After a series of ice ingestion accidents, Canada's Transportation Safety Board looks to initiate an inlet design review to prevent mishaps in winter.
Jun 17, 2015 - 5:38 AM
The agency is seeking to raise the number of hours such devices can contribute to an instrument rating.