WELLINGTON, Kansas – Air Plains Services, which provides extreme performance upgrades for a variety of general aviation aircraft, recently sold its 500th 300-horsepower 182XP engine upgrade, this one for a Cessna 182 owner in Kansas City. [Read more…]
GE Aviation has unveiled the name for its advanced turboprop engine, which will power the new Cessna Denali: The GE Catalyst. [Read more…]
PORTLAND, Oregon — Windells Academy, an action sports boarding school, and Hillsboro Aero Academy (HAA), a helicopter and airplane pilot training school, have partnered to create the nation’s first high school boarding program in which students can earn their professional pilot certifications while at the same time working toward their high school diploma. [Read more…]
GE Aviation‘s Advanced Turboprop engine successfully completed its first engine test run at GE Aviation’s facility in Prague, Czech Republic, Dec. 22, 2017.
According to GE Aviation officials, it is the first clean-sheet turboprop engine to hit the business and general aviation (BGA) market in more than 30 years. [Read more…]
Air Power offers the full range of Continental gasoline engines. Customers will be able to request quotes, engine customization, and place orders through direct links from the Continental website and using dedicated phone lines. [Read more…]
The FAA has issued a request for comments on a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain models of Lycoming engines.
The AD, which requires an inspection of connecting rods and replacement of affected connecting rod small end bushings, was prompted by several reports of connecting rod failures resulting in uncontained engine failure and in-flight shutdowns (IFSDs), according to FAA officials.
While the AD became effective Aug. 15, 2017, the FAA still wants to hear from the general aviation community. [Read more…]