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.

Jul 9, 2016 - 1:45 AM
Following the Shoreham Airshow crash last August, the Red Arrows will not perform their acrobatic display at Farnborough.
engine
Jul 9, 2016 - 12:01 AM
Under its Vision program, Rolls-Royce is working on its future Advance and UltraFan engine technologies.
Jul 8, 2016 - 7:52 PM
NavWorx and Avidyne announced price cuts for their ADS-B products to help stimulate upgrades.
The Bombardier CL-415 in action
Jul 7, 2016 - 1:45 AM
Known for restarting the Twin Otter production line, Viking Air will provide support for the approximately 170 CL-415 and CL-215 firebombers in service.
Jul 5, 2016 - 9:53 AM
According to the EASA annual safety review, general aviation accidents killed 65 people last year, which is 17 percent less than the five-year average.
Mars
Jul 1, 2016 - 3:18 PM
Coulson Flying Tankers is offering pilots an opportunity to log some stick time in the last Martin Mars flying boat.
Jun 28, 2016 - 6:21 PM
The Mojave, Calif. company is offering upset recognition and recovery training for helicopter pilots in an AW109, Bell 212 and BO-105.
Jun 28, 2016 - 12:09 AM
The Goldwater Institute is asking the Supreme Court to hear the Flytenow case, which revolves around First Amendment issues.
Jun 1, 2016 - 12:08 PM
The fourth annual FlightSimCon celebrates the world of desktop flight simulation.
May 26, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Company is the first in the Isle of Man to gain AEO status.