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.

Sonex
Jul 26, 2016 - 2:34 PM
Kitplane maker Sonex in partnership with local Chinese companies, hopes to provide a boost to the Asian country's general aviation segment.
Sun Flyer on the ground
Jul 26, 2016 - 12:46 PM
Solar-electric training airplanes promise significant cost savings for new pilots.
Jul 26, 2016 - 11:29 AM
The addition of fuel injection offers Archer buyers three engine options, including diesel and carbureted.
Jul 26, 2016 - 9:41 AM
Announced this spring, the STC now includes the 7-inch EFIS-100 and covers additional Cessna and Piper models.
Jul 26, 2016 - 9:40 AM
The new TX16 lithium-ion battery offers a 45-percent weight savings over comparable lead-acid or nickel cadmium batteries.
Jul 26, 2016 - 8:41 AM
Taking on the Hartzell Traiblazer, the propeller is being certified for certain Aviation, American Champion and Cessna aircraft.
Alan Klapmeier
Jul 26, 2016 - 7:21 AM
The changes from the 550 are 'relatively easy,' said chairman Alan Klapmeier.
Jul 25, 2016 - 5:11 PM
Latest ‘Bravo’ model is faster and has a more docile stall, thanks to a new Riblett airfoil.
Jul 25, 2016 - 5:08 PM
Coverage now extends up to the first recommended overhaul.
Jul 25, 2016 - 4:56 PM
System provides users with the ability to control, automate and secure general aviation hangars remotely through network connectivity.