The FAA will not take enforcement action against pilots who fly with medical certificates that expire between March 31 and June 30.
The Sonaca 200 earns EASA type certificate. The first certified aircraft from Belgium in several decades.
COLUMBIA, Missouri — The FAA’s BasicMed regulation created a greatly simplified medical requirement that serves as a replacement for the Third Class Medical, allowing pilots to operate any aircraft with six seats or less with the submission of a simple medical form and a copy of a valid driver’s license, similar to the LSA Pilot […]
Sonaca Aircraft unveiled the Sonaca 200, its new two-seat single-engined aircraft, at Aero Friedrichshafen, the European general aviation show, April 18-21, 2018. The Sonaca 200 has completed its flight test program and is about to be EASA certified in the CS-VLA category, according to company officials. The certification program began in 2015, company officials note. […]
Piper Aircraft has received FAA certification of the G1000 NXi next generation integrated flight deck on both the M500 single engine turboprop and M350 pressurized, single-engine piston. The company is set to offer it as a retrofit option (via STC) for fielded G1000 equipped Matrix, Mirage (M350), and Meridian (M500) aircraft later this year, Piper […]
ALBANY, Georgia — The State of Georgia’s Forestry Commission has taken delivery of the industry’s newest firefighting aircraft — the Thrush 510G Switchback. Powered by a GE H80 turbine engine, the Switchback is designated as a Single Engine Air Tanker (SEAT) aircraft and will be used by the Georgia Forestry Commission for fire detection, rapid […]
Mahindra Aerospace has chosen Hartzell Propeller‘s three-blade 84-inch diameter aluminum propeller for its Airvan 10 single engine turbine-powered utility aircraft, certified earlier this year. Hartzell’s lightweight hub turbine propeller is constant speed, feathering, reversing and optimized for an improved climb rate, according to Hartzell officials. Developed as a new FAR Part 23 certified aircraft, the […]
The PreBuyGuys recently interviewed Arthur Billingsley, a frequent contributor to General Aviation News, about what it’s like to own, fly, maintain, and manage his 1974 Cessna 310Q. Arthur gives the inside scoop on aircraft ownership from aircraft ownership costs, aircraft maintenance, pilot training, great tips for every aircraft owner, and more. There’s two companion videos, […]
DENVER – The developer of the four-seat “Sun Flyer 4” reports that 10 deposits have been received for the electric airplane unveiled at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017. According to officials with Aero Electric Aircraft Corp. (AEAC), Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology is the first flight school to hold a deposit for a Sun Flyer […]