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.

Apr 11, 2019 - 4:07 PM
Fixed-wing is more on upside than rotorcraft, but innovation is preparing market for long term, leaders say.
Apr 11, 2019 - 1:21 PM
Tariffs would apply to new aircraft and parts on aircraft from Airbus state sponsor nations
Apr 11, 2019 - 11:45 AM
The manufacturer further is evaluating a datalink weather project at Friedrichshafen.
XtremeAir XA42 Gold
Apr 11, 2019 - 9:36 AM
The Gold variant is designed to attract recreational pilots, while the trainer is designed for the next generation of pilots.
Flight Design electric F2e
Apr 11, 2019 - 8:35 AM
With two- and four-seat versions, the family will range from ultralight and type-certified models to an electric-powered variant.
Jetcopter VTOL mockup at Aero Friedrichshafen
Apr 11, 2019 - 7:12 AM
The design was refined to meet anticipated EASA regulations and to provide more horsepower.
Diamond DA50
Apr 11, 2019 - 6:25 AM
Plans call to bring the aircraft to market next year as the company is scaling up production and growing employment.
Apr 10, 2019 - 11:00 PM
Chinese Academy of Engineering highlights economic importance of growing general aviation.
VRT500 single on display
Apr 10, 2019 - 3:10 PM
New light single VRT500 coaxial model could be in production by 2021
Flaris first flight
Apr 10, 2019 - 2:41 PM
Polish single engine personal jet flies six years after first announced