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 23, 2021 - 12:47 PM
Avidyne's new 12-inch Vantage displays feature touchscreen technology, higher resolution, and faster processors.
Russian Helicopters
Jul 23, 2021 - 10:39 AM
Russian Helicopters is pushing new variants of popular legacy aircraft at Moscow's MAKS-2021 show.
Garmin Smart Glide
Jul 23, 2021 - 10:26 AM
Garmin's new Smart Glide system automatically guides an airplane suffering engine failure to an airport within gliding distance.
Garmin Pilot
Jul 21, 2021 - 11:37 AM
Garmin Pilot version 10.5 helps pilots view graphical depictions of closed airports and runways.
GFC 600H
Jul 20, 2021 - 10:53 AM
The Bell 505 is the second helicopter model to be certified for installation of Garmin's GFC 600H helicopter flight control system.
Jul 19, 2021 - 11:43 AM
AOPA is taking issue with an FAA decision that defines "compensation" for flight-sharing expenses to flight instructors in certain aircraft.
RX eTransporter
Jul 18, 2021 - 1:06 PM
Former Rotorway kit helicopter company entering the eVTOL market in partnership with Advanced Tactics.
Jul 16, 2021 - 8:44 AM
Hartzell Propeller will move Tanis production to Ohio.
Stratos 716X
Jul 16, 2021 - 8:15 AM
Stratos will initially offer the 716X single-engine jet as a kit.
Jul 15, 2021 - 12:03 PM
NBAA and AOPA have panned the FAA’s revised policy clarifying how flight training can be compensated in aircraft with special airworthiness certificates.