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 26, 2016 - 11:27 PM
The ease of installation of Avidyne's IFD series navigators may lead to a less expensive ways for pilots to do the installations themselves.
Jul 26, 2016 - 4:43 PM
The Textron Aviation subsidiary will supply CAP with 19 new aircraft and Kent State University with a new Skyhawk 172 as part of their multi-year agreement
Jul 26, 2016 - 3:53 PM
The flight training simulator provider offers a full slate of aviation activity at the show.
Jul 26, 2016 - 3:49 PM
Latest approvals bring the number of countries that have granted certification to the high-performance piston single to more than 40.
Jul 26, 2016 - 3:29 PM
Attendees will also be able to learn about other oxygen systems and products from Shaw Aerox Aviation Oxygen Systems.
Sonex
Jul 26, 2016 - 2:34 PM
Kitplane maker Sonex in partnership with local Chinese companies, hopes to provide a boost to the Asian country's general aviation segment.
Sun Flyer on the ground
Jul 26, 2016 - 12:46 PM
Solar-electric training airplanes promise significant cost savings for new pilots.
Jul 26, 2016 - 11:29 AM
The addition of fuel injection offers Archer buyers three engine options, including diesel and carbureted.
Jul 26, 2016 - 9:41 AM
Announced this spring, the STC now includes the 7-inch EFIS-100 and covers additional Cessna and Piper models.
Jul 26, 2016 - 9:40 AM
The new TX16 lithium-ion battery offers a 45-percent weight savings over comparable lead-acid or nickel cadmium batteries.