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.

July 22, 2015, 9:05 PM

Flight Design C4 Expands Envelope

Work on conforming prototypes has begun as the manufacturer hopes to achieve certification next year.

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