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.

Bonanza on ground
Apr 6, 2016 - 10:51 AM
Soloy Aviation originally worked with Allison Gas Turbine Division to secure the original FAA STC for the Bonanza turboprop conversion.
Apr 6, 2016 - 10:30 AM
The STC’d fuel is available for aircraft with mogas STCs, light sport aircraft and more.
Apr 6, 2016 - 9:31 AM
Video series host Brittney Miculka will travel to 10 locations across the U.S. to showcase the best in aviation education.
Icon A5 on display
Apr 6, 2016 - 7:49 AM
Serial Number 1 may be out there, but Icon knows the real customers are just about to see their airplanes.
Doug King, Epic CEO
Apr 6, 2016 - 7:35 AM
Despite setbacks and slowdowns, Epic CEO sees light at the end of the Part 23 certification tunnel for his Epic 1000 turboprop.
Cessna 172 with AoA system
Apr 5, 2016 - 2:12 PM
The dash-mounted system uses an LED-lit display and features a pilot-settable reference marker.
Waiex-B on display
Apr 5, 2016 - 9:20 AM
Sun ’n’ Fun also marks the official opening of the Sonex and Waiex B-Model order book.
Apr 5, 2016 - 8:00 AM
The new iFDR Panel Mounts are designed for better viewing of iPhones and iPads in the cockpit environment.
Apr 4, 2016 - 7:48 PM
Avidyne's new synthetic vision features can be displayed on IFD navigators and via Wi-Fi on iPads using its new IFD100 app.
Re-imagined 152
Apr 4, 2016 - 4:32 PM
AOPA President Mark Baker will host two Pilot Town Halls, part of nearly three-dozen activities the association is hosting at Sun 'n Fun.