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.
Bering Air will take delivery of the 2,500th Caravan after paint and interior work is completed.
The new ELT 345 costs less than $600 and is designed for easy retrofit to a variety of aircraft types.
The new ESI-500 offers optional synthetic vision and integrates with L-3 Aviation's magnetometer.
The new version of WingX Pro7 offers many of the same features as the iOS version.
ForeFlight Mobile's new two-way flight plan transfer capability will integrate with ForeFlight Web.
The FAA and aviation industry are not making effective use of the Service Difficulty Reporting database.
Pilot-related causes remain a significant problem.
The pilot performed an autorotation after the engine failed.
Flying the Progressive Aerodyne Searey amphibian highlighted the versatility and pure fun of this type of aircraft.
The Meet the Administrator forum at EAA AirVenture 2015 offered no relief for pilots seeking to fly without a third-class medical certificate.