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.

Nov 1, 2016 - 5:00 PM
The Cadence Switch System is a new series of modular switch panels that function without software.
Nov 1, 2016 - 3:00 PM
eppesen is promoting a pair of new initiatives here at the NBAA show. First, the Boeing subsidiary has enhanced its standard instrument departure (SID)
Nov 1, 2016 - 2:00 PM
Creator of “do” suite of cabin IFE products now partnered with Textron Aviation, StandardAero
Oct 31, 2016 - 7:00 PM
Keeping production in sight, literally, ACR meets its goals.
woman in cockpit
Oct 31, 2016 - 5:40 PM
NBAA is supporting an epic round-the-world solo flight by Afghanistan’s first female civilian pilot, Shaesta Waiz,
Oct 31, 2016 - 4:00 PM
Looking for a multifunction aviation timepiece? How about inexpensive jet-A? National Jets is giving it all away.
Oct 31, 2016 - 12:00 PM
New features in the WingX Pro 7 aviation app make downloads faster and improve SAR functions.
Oct 31, 2016 - 10:00 AM
The pilot supply shop specializes in cockpit accessories to make flying easier and safer.
TBM operators can go higher, faster and farther with retrofit composite Hartzell props. Photo: Matt Thurber
Oct 31, 2016 - 8:45 AM
The composite Hartzell propeller is now installed in more than 30 percent of the TBM fleet.
Bon Voyage! The production crew at Daher’s factory in Tarbes, France, form a “figure 800” to celebrate the 800th TBM to emerge from the factory. The TBM 930, Daher’s latest iteration of the 25-year-old design, produces 850 shp and scoots along at 330 knots with a range of 1,730 nm.
Oct 31, 2016 - 8:15 AM
The 800th TBM, a 930 model, was delivered to regional distributor Elliott Aviation.