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.

Nov 7, 2015 - 3:00 AM
Fixed wing deliveries drop by more than 6 percent
Oct 22, 2015 - 10:31 AM
The Irish rotorcraft financing company has added two financial institutions to its stable of lenders.
World War II aircraft on display
Oct 16, 2015 - 2:00 PM
A visit to some of the sights on The Aviation Trail in Ohio highlighted many facets of early aviation history.
Oct 14, 2015 - 10:36 AM
GA has not seen same safety improvements as commercial airline industry, with LOC the accident statistics, NTSB said.
Icon A5 on the water
Oct 5, 2015 - 6:15 PM
The amphibious light-sport A5 is finally entering production to satisfy orders for more than 1,500 copies of the aircraft.
Bering Air
Sep 28, 2015 - 12:49 AM
Bering Air will take delivery of the 2,500th Caravan after paint and interior work is completed.
ELT 345
Sep 21, 2015 - 11:14 AM
The new ELT 345 costs less than $600 and is designed for easy retrofit to a variety of aircraft types.
ESI-500
Sep 20, 2015 - 11:39 PM
The new ESI-500 offers optional synthetic vision and integrates with L-3 Aviation's magnetometer.
WingX Pro7 Android
Sep 15, 2015 - 10:07 AM
The new version of WingX Pro7 offers many of the same features as the iOS version.
Sep 14, 2015 - 4:52 PM
ForeFlight Mobile's new two-way flight plan transfer capability will integrate with ForeFlight Web.