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.

A Beechcraft Bonanza with a full complement of Garmin avionics, including a GFC 600 autopilot, touchscreen TXi displays, GTN 750 touchscreen navigators, and a G5 as a standby instrument.
Aug 9, 2018 - 7:06 PM
Garmin has made a number of product improvement announcements recently.
Bell anticipates that the 429 will  be very useful in the Brazilian market in the years  to come.
Aug 9, 2018 - 2:02 PM
Bell expects its 505, 429, and 525 to be useful in Brazilian market.
Sikorsky S-76
Aug 9, 2018 - 12:10 PM
Costa do Sol Táxi Aéreo has selected SKYTRAC flight data monitoring (FDM) for its S-76 fleet.
Quest Kodiak
Aug 7, 2018 - 8:25 PM
The Kodiak Series II is the newest version of Quest Aircraft's rugged utility single-engine turboprop.
airplane flying
Aug 7, 2018 - 6:21 PM
Cirrus sees potential for its single-engine Vision Jet in the Brazil general aviation marketplace.
Aug 7, 2018 - 10:18 AM
The government sees opportunity in the mining and tourism industries.
Aug 3, 2018 - 1:36 PM
Panelists cite training, tools, and technology in battle against aviation’s number-one killer
Aug 2, 2018 - 4:26 PM
While more than 3,800 donors raised $1.8M for AOPA's You Can Fly program, the Ray Foundation matched the donations to bring the total to $3.6M.
Aug 2, 2018 - 9:29 AM
Grand Canyon crash posed unique challenges.
Jul 31, 2018 - 9:41 AM
Survey predicts power companies will flock to UAVs.