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GENERAL AVIATION NEWS

A newspaper for the aviation masses. The General Aviation News website serves up aviation news for pilots and aircraft owners primarily at the grass roots level. In print twice a month, General Aviation News reports aviation news, information and entertainment rarely read elsewhere.
DAYTON, Ohio - The National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) has put out a call for entries for the 14th Annual Combs Gates Award. The $20,000 cash award is presented each year to an individual or group for a submitted project judged to be exemplary in the promotion and preservation of America's air and space heritage. The ... Read More!
IAWA logoThe International Aviation Womens Association (IAWA), a worldwide organization for women who hold leadership positions across the entire spectrum of the aviation and aerospace industry, will hold its 28th annual conference Oct. 19-21, 2016 in Montreal, Canada. The conference will feature keynote speakers and panel sessions, as well as plenty of networking opportunities, officials noted. ... Read More!
Jeanne Rau-FlatteryThree industry awards were presented during the opening session of the 59th annual Aircraft Electronics Association International Convention & Trade Show in Kissimmee, Florida, April 27. Jeanne Rau-Flattery of Millennium International in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, was named the 2016 AEA Member of the Year, while Gogo Business Aviation was honored as the AEA Associate Member ... Read More!
The pilot, who was also the builder/owner of the Zenith CH-750, reported that he was en route toward his home airport with each wing tank about 3/4 full. About 50 minutes into the flight, the engine experienced a total loss of power, and he was unable to restart the engine. He conducted an off-airport, forced landing ... Read More!
True Blue USB portTrue Blue Power has introduced the TA202 Series High Power USB Charging Port, the latest addition to the company's line of USB chargers for aircraft. The TA202 Series simultaneously provides 3 amps of power per charging port. Available in single and dual USB Type-A and Type-C configurations, the high-powered units charge current and next-generation personal electronic ... Read More!
Aspen Avionics reports has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for installation of its Evolution Backup Display. The Evolution Backup Display is a digital, independent primary flight display (PFD) designed to replace mechanical backup instruments and the associated vacuum system supporting those instruments in Part 23 electronic flight instrument system (EFIS) installations.The Evolution Backup Display comes ... Read More!
The Van's RV-12 was inbound for landing at the airport in Bayport, N.Y., and had joined a 45 approach to the left base leg for the runway. The Chipmunk had taxied to the end of the runway to conduct an engine run-up. The RV-12 pilot said that he made a radio call on the common ... Read More!
sunset-flightOur friend, Jim “Smitty” Smith from FunPlacesToFly.com sent in this photo, explaining, “A beautiful evening for a sunset flight. Smooth as glass.”
In recent months the general population of the western world has been on the receiving end of a series of body blows that have left many of us leaning on the ropes, too weakened to stand fully upright under the onslaught. Death has come to the celebrities we love, and it's shaken us to our ... Read More!
Lake in waterRuth and David Taisch are the people you really want to have as next-door neighbors, because not only are they two very nice and interesting people, they have the best toys, too. For starters, there's the big model railroad behind their traditional Florida-style stucco home, complete with what looks like miles of G-gauge trains, tracks, ... Read More!
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