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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Company partnering with SkyVector to provide flight planning, weather and flight-plan filing for attendees at Sun 'n' Fun Fly-In.
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Quest Kodiak
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Apr 13, 2015 - 1:00 PM
The M600 will deliver more range, while the M350 has improved avionics.
Apr 10, 2015 - 10:45 AM
No wiring or hardware changes are needed to replace old radios with TKM navcoms.
Apr 10, 2015 - 7:47 AM
The View app adds graphical weather and traffic overlays, including a looping weather mode.
Service delivery is the watchword for WingsOverAsia, seeing strong interest from potential Chinese clients.
Apr 10, 2015 - 12:10 AM
Company reports on-airport and online aviation businesses are both growing China
Aspen Avionics Evolution display
Apr 9, 2015 - 7:42 AM
The new AOA indicator is completely software-based and requires no additional hardware for installation.
Apr 7, 2015 - 9:49 AM
Operators who lease their aircraft find the Hawkeye 7200 particularly useful, because they don’t need to install any equipment in the aircraft.
Mar 31, 2015 - 12:12 PM
With one device, CXC Simulations has created a simulation environment that replicates aircraft and cars.