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.

February 13, 2017, 6:46 PM

NBAA Petitions Court To Review SMO Shutdown Agreement

Despite the FAA's agreement to allow Santa Monica Airport to be closed in 2028, NBAA and others are fighting to keep the airport open.

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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.
IFD100
Jul 25, 2016 - 9:43 AM
Avidyne's IFD100 app enables interesting new ways to present avionics information on Apple's iPad.
PMA 8000G
Jul 25, 2016 - 9:00 AM
Unveiled at EAA's AirVenture, the new PMA8000G system adds several new pilot-friendly capabilities
Jul 25, 2016 - 8:00 AM
Less than a year after receiving its STC, Blackhawk has been highly successful with its engine-upgrade program.
Jul 25, 2016 - 7:31 AM
The company has a number of announcements at AirVenture.
Jul 25, 2016 - 1:02 AM
AEA will distribute thousands of free copies of the guide during EAA AirVenture.
Stemme S12
Jul 24, 2016 - 6:46 PM
Stemme is anticipating U.S. FAA approval shortly after receiving EASA type certification in March.
G5
Jul 24, 2016 - 4:40 PM
FAA STC of Garmin's G5 allows installation of an electronic flight instrument in many types of general aviation aircraft.