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.

Aug 16, 2017 - 8:54 AM
PT6A specialist Covington is bringing its Pratt expertise to Brazil, as well as a wealth of knowledge of the older radial engines still in service.
Aug 15, 2017 - 4:54 PM
The Pilot's Help app is being developed rapidly, and flight planning and other advanced features could be offered next year.
Denali rendering
Aug 15, 2017 - 12:13 PM
Textron expects to fly its Cessna Denali prototype next year, an aircraft that marries 21st century aircraft design technology with an all-new powerplant
The Kodiak’s optional cargo pod holds 750 pounds (340 kg) and  costs less than two knots of airspeed. Oversize tires are also available.
Aug 15, 2017 - 10:45 AM
Kodiak Aircraft do Brasil became the local sales representative for the single-engine Kodiak in April, and is securing interest from many operators.
Aug 14, 2017 - 10:38 AM
Rico, which is based in Manaus, Amazonas, will offer services for PT6A engines which power Cessna Caravan and Embraer Bandeirante aircraft.
Baby Beef Rubaiyat, Avenida Brigadeiro, Faria Lima, 2954
Aug 13, 2017 - 8:15 AM
A number of tasty offerings are available not far from the LABACE venue.
Aug 12, 2017 - 7:54 PM
The Voom helicopter service in São Paulo helps travelers bypass endlessly congested roadways.
Aug 12, 2017 - 11:18 AM
The twin-engine P68R has many uses for operations in Brazil, from flight training to efficient transport.
Aug 12, 2017 - 9:29 AM
Airlines are facing a "tsunami of retirements" that could mean many opportunities for new pilots learning to fly at Phoenix East Aviation.
Aug 8, 2017 - 11:20 AM
Last year, 37 people died in 30 crashes of GA airplanes, microlights and helicopters, compared with 64 deaths in 46 mishaps in 2015.