As we ease into 2015, we're less than five years away from the 2020 mandate that will require all aircraft operating in class A, B or C airspace (and Class E airspace at and above 10,000 ft. MSL) in the contiguous U.S. to be equipped with a certified...
"We've entered the ADS-B market for GA," Steven Henden, L-3 Aviation Products' Sr. Communications Manager, announced before showing me the new Lynx MultiLink Surveillance System.
A Diamond DA50 powered by a turbine engine made its first flight on January 19 in Wiener Neustadt, Austria, with Christian Dries, Diamond Aircraft CEO, as test pilot, and Ingmar Mayerbuch, Head of Flight Testing. Turbine...
Sporty's is acquiring Cessna 172s and equipping them with basic flight instruments along with significant interior and exterior enhancements. Sporty's Launches Cessna 172LITE Project
While cellular phones have revolutionized communications in ways unthinkable even 20 years ago, these amazing devices (which now include tablets and a host of other gizmos) won't work where there are no cellular towers.
Mooney International introduced the first new Mooney models since the restructuring of the company at the Airshow China 2014 in Zhuhai, China. New Mooney Diesel Aircraft
Hundreds of people showed up on September 19, 2014, for the pre-Hangar Day activities, and on Saturday for demo flights, factory tours and encounters with Zenith Aircraft kit builders and company staff. Zenith Aircraft Hangar...
The Bearhawk LSA, which made its debut at AirVenture 2012 as a prototype, made its maiden flight to this year's AirVenture. Bearhawk LSA Completes Maiden Flight
On Swiss National Day, Pilatus Aircraft officially unveiled its first ever PC-24 prototype. The First Pilatus PC-24 Is Unveiled
Honda Aircraft's first production HondaJet achieved its initial flight, marking another milestone toward aircraft certification and entry into service in 2015. First Production HondaJet Makes Initial Flight
We live in a time where there are over 30 brands of aviation headsets to choose from.
CTI Professional Flight Training selected the Diamond DA20-C1 as its primary trainer and the Austro engine-powered DA42 as its complex, multi-engine trainer. CTI Professional Selects Diamond Aircraft
With its new 6.0 release, ForeFlight continues to make a great product even better.
Four years ago, Adventure Pilot launched the first in their iFly series of handheld moving-map GPS devices.
Swiss watch manufacturer Breitling announced that the Breitling Jet Team will be performing in the U.S. for the first time ever in 2015. Breitling Jet Team To Perform In The U.S.
The Red Bull Air Race World Championship returned from a three-year break with a spectacular three-way battle for first in the bright blue skies over Abu Dhabi. Red Bull Air Races 2014
Beechcraft Corporation recognized the 50th anniversary of the first flight of the King Air Model 90 with several three-ship passes of the company's current production King Air models over its home airfield, Beech Field, in Wichita, Kan., as employees...
Who would've dreamed even 10 years ago that you could wear a full-featured WAAS GPS navigator on your wrist?
If somebody's listening, we aviators are happy to talk about our aerial adventures, and we love to spend time with other pilots, obsessing over modifications, the latest cockpit goodies or comparing notes on techniques and procedures.
Aspen Avionics announced its EA100 autopilot adapter is now capable of emulating the Century 52D66, 52D67, 52D166 and 52D167 attitude indicators. Cessna's TTx Receives Type Certification In Brazil
After a five-year hiatus from manufacturing single-engine airplanes, Mooney announced that it will restart manufacturing in January 2014 at its headquarters in Kerrville, Texas. Mooney Is Back!
Two Robinson R66s Fly Around The World Two Robinson R66s Fly Around The World
The FAA issued its decision to grant ICON Aircraft's petition for exemption to allow an increased takeoff weight for ICON's A5 amphibious LSA up to a maximum of 1,680 pounds. ICON Gets Weight Exemption
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has installed Angle of Attack (AOA) indicators in its fleet of 61 Cessna training aircraft at its Daytona Beach and Prescott campuses. AOA In Embry-Riddle Cessnas
Cessna Aircraft's Discover Flying Challenge sends six aviation students for a summer-long excursion across the United States. Cessna 2013 Discover Flying Challenge
Air show pilot Skip Stewart is the 2013 recipient of the Bill Barber Award for Showmanship. 2013 Showmanship Award ...
At Aero 2013, Friedrichshafen, Tecnam premiered its next-generation LSA, the Astore. The New Tecnam Astore ...
Spring without the Sun 'n Fun International Fly-In & Expo would be like Christmas without Santa, LSA without Rotax, GA without Cessna and Piper ...
If you own an airplane, using the right oil and knowing when change it are some of the most significant things you can do to keep an engine running to (or beyond) the manufacturer's recommended TBO.
With deployment of ground stations for Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B), part of the FAA's Next Generation air traffic control system well underway. ...