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.

February 13, 2017, 6:46 PM

NBAA Petitions Court To Review SMO Shutdown Agreement

Despite the FAA's agreement to allow Santa Monica Airport to be closed in 2028, NBAA and others are fighting to keep the airport open.

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Rotax 915 iS engine
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The new engine will develop takeoff power to 15,000 feet and have a service ceiling of 23,000 feet.
Jul 23, 2015 - 9:46 AM
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When integrated with the GTN navigator, the TT31 with the latest software update provides a simple way to meet the 2020 ADS-B OUT mandate.
Avidyne IFD440
Jul 23, 2015 - 8:28 AM
Owners can use a single subscription to update multiple avionics products.
Flight Design C4
Jul 22, 2015 - 9:05 PM
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Jul 22, 2015 - 8:16 AM
The display replaces the company's popular line of mechanical gyro-based attitude indicators.
Jul 22, 2015 - 7:35 AM
The company unveiled the AOA indicator four months ago and has begun deliveries.
Jul 22, 2015 - 7:27 AM
The Garmin 430W/530W navigators provide the GPS source for the FreeFlight Rangr ADS-B system.
Nextant G90XT at AirVenture
Jul 22, 2015 - 7:11 AM
The company plans to deliver two to four of the remanufactured King Air C90s by year-end.
Mooney M10
Jul 21, 2015 - 9:33 PM
Mooney hopes to bring new diesel aircraft line to market in 2017.