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 25, 2015 - 3:04 PM
iGCAS offers both an audible and visual warning of approaching terrain.
Jul 24, 2015 - 4:31 PM
The annual competition is designed to tackle the general aviation fatal action rate, with a focus this year on loss-of-control.
Rotax 915 iS engine
Jul 23, 2015 - 12:01 PM
The new engine will develop takeoff power to 15,000 feet and have a service ceiling of 23,000 feet.
Jul 23, 2015 - 9:46 AM
The airplane, N4BP, carried five people who were headed to EAA AirVenture 2015, held this week at the airport.
Jul 23, 2015 - 8:46 AM
When integrated with the GTN navigator, the TT31 with the latest software update provides a simple way to meet the 2020 ADS-B OUT mandate.
Avidyne IFD440
Jul 23, 2015 - 8:28 AM
Owners can use a single subscription to update multiple avionics products.
Flight Design C4
Jul 22, 2015 - 9:05 PM
Work on conforming prototypes has begun as the manufacturer hopes to achieve certification next year.
BendixKing KI 300
Jul 22, 2015 - 8:16 AM
The display replaces the company's popular line of mechanical gyro-based attitude indicators.
Jul 22, 2015 - 7:35 AM
The company unveiled the AOA indicator four months ago and has begun deliveries.
Jul 22, 2015 - 7:27 AM
The Garmin 430W/530W navigators provide the GPS source for the FreeFlight Rangr ADS-B system.