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.

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.
Oct 29, 2016 - 11:30 PM
JSfirm career resources will now be accessible on University Aviation Association’s website.
Around lunchtime you may notice people lining up on the show floor to sample Torn Ranch’s new Jetibles: milk chocolate caramels, dried Turkish apricots, sea salt and vinegar cashews and much more.
Oct 29, 2016 - 2:00 PM
Torn Ranch Invites Noshers to Taste Treats
Lee Lauderback's Stallion 51 training facility in Kissimmee, Fla., is best known for warbird instruction. But its Unusual Attitude Training (UAT) program, using the Aero Vodochody L-39 Albatros, helps corporate pilots acclimate to flight at the edges of their aircrafts' performance envelope.
Oct 29, 2016 - 1:15 PM
Lee Lauderback, president and CEO of Stallion 51, will highlight the company’s upset prevention and recovery training programs.
Oct 29, 2016 - 1:00 PM
Quest Aircraft delivered a Kodiak to the Ministry of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism in Botswana, Africa
A special offer brings the cost of the SXAR1 XM receiver down to $299 for new Sirius XM Weather subscribers. It comes with internal antennas and a rechargeable battery.
Oct 29, 2016 - 12:45 PM
The new versions of the ForeFlight Mobile app add SiriusXM weather and new data-driven aeronautical maps.