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.
Kit engine boosts AeroVee to 100 hp and JSX one-person jet kit will cost $130,000, deliveries of both scheduled to begin in the fourth quarter.
Instead of overhauling the engine in Cessna Skyhawks, Superior Air Parts is offering its new FAA-approved 180-hp Vantage engine for just $25,000.
The annual EAA AirVenture extravaganza promises excitement and innovation for visitors from all over the world.
Aviation analyst Brian Foley believes there are investment opportunities in general aviation startups.
The developers of the Sun Flyer solar-powered electric LSA have flight tested a technology demonstrator.
Show features plenty of excitement, including the Air Force Thunderbirds, arrival of the first production HondaJet and Nextant’s G90XT cockpit mockup.
Company will begin taking orders after it publishes performance numbers.
Diamond developed the spinning AESA radar in the past 12 months, because conventional radar houses could offer only a two-year lead time.
West Coast Aircraft Sales sells a GippsAero GA8 to the California Highway Patrol.
Story “fails to acknowledge the significant progress general aviation manufacturers have made to improve safety,” noted GAMA.