General Aviation

  • Navy Conducts Pax River's First Flight of X-47B Unmanned Aircraft

    PATUXENT RIVER, Md. (NNS) -- The Navy made Pax River history July 29 after it conducted the naval air station's historic first flight of the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator.  At 11 a.m., the tailless, unmanned aircraft launched...

    Press Release • August 1st, 2012

  • Bell Helicopter and Cessna Aircraft Company Open Asia Pacific Service Facility in Singapore

    SINGAPORE, July 31, 2012 – Bell Helicopter, in partnership with Cessna Aircraft Company, opened a new regional service center in Singapore at Seletar Aerospace Park. Bell Helicopter and Cessna are Textron companies (NYSE: TXT). The new...

    Press Release • July 31st, 2012

  • Proven CTS800 engine receives FAA type certificate for T129 helicopter

    July 31, 2012 – The CTS800-4A engine powering the T129 attack helicopter has received a type certificate from the Federal Aviation Administration, expanding the CTS800 product line.   The CTS800 is designed and produced by the Light Helicopter...

    Press Release • July 31st, 2012

  • AUVSI Announces Newly Elected Board of Directors

    Arlington, Va. - The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) announces its newly elected leaders on its Board of Directors.   Officers elected for the 2012-2013 term are Peter Bale, chairman; John Lademan, executive vice...

    Press Release • July 30th, 2012

  • JFI Jets Names Bob Seidel Chief Executive Officer

    NEW YORK, NY July 30, 2012 – JFI Jets, a worldwide provider of aircraft management and charter services, announced that Bob Seidel has joined the company as chief executive officer.  He replaces Bill Cripe who will take a sabbatical leave of absence...

    Press Release • July 30th, 2012

  • AKIA Launches

    Oshkosh, WI – The Aircraft Kit Industry Association, or AKIA, formally organized during AirVenture, agreed on a mission statement and sent its officers to a stream of meetings to introduce the new organization to key aviation groups like EAA, AOPA, FAA...

    Press Release • July 30th, 2012

  • King Schools Offers Initial and Recurrent Part 135 Training

    King Schools has completed its Part 135 knowledge training suite by releasing two new Part 135 Recurrent online training courses.

    Press Release • July 27th, 2012

  • BRS Aerospace Announces National Service Center

    It has partnered with US Aviation of Denton, TX, to create a National Service Center that provides new installation, inspection, removal, replacement, and repack services of its whole airframe parachute recovery systems.

    Press Release • July 27th, 2012

  • Eclipse Unveils The Veterans Airlift Command's "Hero's Total Eclipse"

    On July 26, 2012 at the EAA Airventure in Oshkosh, WI, Eclipse Aerospace presented to the Veterans Airlift Command the "Hero's Total Eclipse."

    Press Release • July 26th, 2012

  • Commemorative Air Force Changing the Face of Warbird Aviation

    Oshkosh, Wisconsin (July 25, 2012) - Aviation is faced with many challenges, and the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) has become a leader in the effort to effect change in the industry. Over the past few years, the CAF has worked to diversify its...

    Press Release • July 26th, 2012

  • TWC Aviation Announces Charter Revenue Solutions for Aircraft Owners

    San Jose, California (July 25, 2012) — TWC Aviation announced two guaranteed charter revenue solutions for aircraft owners who wish to reduce their operating costs while their aircraft is idle. The TWC RevenueFlex SM and TWC RevenueMax SM...

    Press Release • July 26th, 2012

  • Pratt & Whitney Canada's PW610 Engine Selected to Power New Eclipse 550 Aircraft

    OSHKOSH, WISCONSIN--(Marketwire - July 25, 2012) - EAA AIRVENTURE - Pratt & Whitney Canada's (P&WC) PW610F engine has been selected by Eclipse Aerospace to power the next-generation Eclipse 550 twin-engine business jet. The PW610F has proven itself on the...

    Press Release • July 26th, 2012


    South Woodstock, Connecticut / July 25, 2012 — Flight Design USA is focused on adding to the number of places where new pilots can be created. The Connecticut company has a 31-outlet network of representatives and flight schools and those that are...

    Press Release • July 26th, 2012

  • IRS Joins FAA,TSA in Circumventing the Rulemaking Process

    Byer: The general aviation industry has enough to worry about nowadays, let alone a fishing expedition by the IRS

    Press Release • July 26th, 2012

  • Piper, Pratt & Whitney Canada Sign 10-Year Agreement

    Piper Aircraft, Inc. has reached a 10-year agreement with Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) for the continuing purchase of PT6A-42A turboprop engines to power Piper's flagship aircraft, the single-engine M-Class Meridian.

    Press Release • July 25th, 2012