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.

Mar 31, 2017 - 1:10 PM
Turbo Ovation Ultra and normally aspirated Acclaim Ultra expected to begin deliveries "almost immediately."
ForeFlight
Mar 31, 2017 - 12:05 PM
ForeFlight's new version 9 includes customizable checklists in the Basic Plus and Pro Plus packages.
GTN
Mar 30, 2017 - 1:25 PM
A free software upgrade for the Garmin GTN 650/750 navigators adds a number of new features, including visual approach guidance.
GMA 345
Mar 30, 2017 - 12:39 PM
Garmin's new all-digital GMA 345/342 audio panels will be available in April and offer new sound quality, 3-D audio, split-com, and other features.
Mar 30, 2017 - 12:34 PM
The overall general aviation (GA) fleet in Brazil logged 0.1 percent growth last year, but GA operations dropped 11 percent year-over-year.
G3X
Mar 29, 2017 - 8:35 PM
Up to four G3X Touch displays of various sizes can be installed in a single aircraft, and prices start at $2,995.
G5
Mar 29, 2017 - 7:32 PM
Garmin's G5 electronic flight instruments are now eligible for installation in more than 600 fixed-wing general aviation aircraft.
Gulfstream GII
Mar 29, 2017 - 11:03 AM
Charles Palmer donated the aircraft to TCC’s aviation program after its years at Halliburton Company.
Mar 28, 2017 - 10:54 AM
Internal system modernization at CBP is speeding development of initiatives aimed at streamlining general aviation’s border inspection processes.
Mar 22, 2017 - 3:48 AM
The debate about privatizing the air traffic control system in the U.S. should be over: it's a bad idea.