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 30, 2021 - 11:41 AM
FAA's chief says the agency is working on a new rule to clarify instruction requirements in certain category aircraft, but the industry isn't satisfied.
Scrappy
Jul 30, 2021 - 11:11 AM
The first EAA AirVenture Oshkosh show since the last one in 2019 attracted huge crowds and record-breaking numbers of aircraft.
Daher Kodiak Series III
Jul 29, 2021 - 12:27 AM
Daher's TBM turboprops already sold out for 2021.
Jul 28, 2021 - 12:49 PM
An unleaded replacement for leaded 100LL avgas is on the short-term horizon and may solve a difficult problem for general aviation.
Jul 27, 2021 - 11:00 AM
The PilotEye vision system is based on artificial intelligence technology and promises to reduce pilot workload, while also supporting autonomous flight.
Jul 27, 2021 - 10:49 AM
The Curti Zefhir kit helicopter carries a price of $500,000 during AirVenture.
Jul 27, 2021 - 7:21 AM
Icon Aircraft plans later this year to achieve FAA Part 23 certification of its A5 amphibious airplane, in the primary category.
Jul 27, 2021 - 1:34 AM
Epic plans to deliver 14 of its E1000s this year.
Jul 26, 2021 - 11:15 PM
EAA lands record number of aircraft in days leading up to AirVenture.
Jul 25, 2021 - 10:11 PM
Diamond Aircraft's DA50 RG will debut this year at AirVenture; deliveries are expected to begin next year.