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 - 9:40 AM
The new TX16 lithium-ion battery offers a 45-percent weight savings over comparable lead-acid or nickel cadmium batteries.
Jul 26, 2016 - 8:41 AM
Taking on the Hartzell Traiblazer, the propeller is being certified for certain Aviation, American Champion and Cessna aircraft.
Alan Klapmeier
Jul 26, 2016 - 7:21 AM
The changes from the 550 are 'relatively easy,' said chairman Alan Klapmeier.
Jul 25, 2016 - 5:11 PM
Latest ‘Bravo’ model is faster and has a more docile stall, thanks to a new Riblett airfoil.
Jul 25, 2016 - 5:08 PM
Coverage now extends up to the first recommended overhaul.
Jul 25, 2016 - 4:56 PM
System provides users with the ability to control, automate and secure general aviation hangars remotely through network connectivity.
Jul 25, 2016 - 4:20 PM
The flight school will receive 12 Archer TXs from Piper Aircraft.
Jul 25, 2016 - 11:25 AM
Notably, there were no fatal accidents in 2014 or 2015 involving business jets in France.
Jul 25, 2016 - 10:02 AM
The weight increase gives the workhorse a maximum useful load of up to 1,623 pounds, depending on configuration.
Cessna Denali mockup
Jul 25, 2016 - 10:01 AM
The company is showing a mockup of the aircraft formerly known as SETP at AirVenture.