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Garmin launch AUTONOMÍ™, Autonomos flight solutions

Garmin has developed an emergency system which can automatically land an aircraft when the pilot is unable...

Airspeed Aviation Ltd announce that it has recently been appointed a Garmin Sales & Service Centre

Airspeed Aviation Ltd, based at Derby Airfield, is very pleased to announce that it has recently been...

Tecnam launch new dry leasing programme

Tecnam, in collaboration with XtraPower, has launched a dry leasing programme for its aircraft for periods of...

Queen signals airspace reform is priority for Government in latest speech

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on General Aviation has been recognised in the Queens Speech with the...

CAA issues no-deal Brexit advice for PPLs

The CAA has issued advice for private pilots should the UK leave the European Union without a Brexit deal....

Warter Aviation fuels to be distributed in UK

Dorset-based company Anglo American Oil is to be the official distributor of Warter Aviation fuels in the UK....

GA at the heart of UK govt’s vision for electric revolution

A new General Aviation Advocate to represent and raise its profile Six new Aviation Ambassadors to inspire...

Deliveries start for Tecnam’s mini-airliner

The first Tecnam P2012 Traveller aircraft are about to be delivered to launch customer Cape Air, of...

Tecnam offers aircraft leasing across Europe

Tecnam Aircraft is to lease its aircraft to operators across Europe in a new collaboration with Xtrapower....

High flying students soaring to success in Yorkshire

Gliding clubs across Yorkshire are working together to help create aspirations and strengthen life skills of...

BendixKing receives STC for new avionics, launches Cessna upgrades

BendixKing, part of Honeywell, has received Supplemental Type Certificates for three new flightdeck products...

Bose launches updated ProFlight 2 headset

Bose has launched the ProFlight Series 2 aviation headset for professional pilots operating in low to...

BendixKing to install xVue Touch flightdeck on Pipistrel trainers

BendixKing is installing its xVue Touch Integrated Flight Deck into Pipistrel’s Alpha King training...

British Gliding team steps up women’s coaching ahead of world championships

THE BRITISH Gliding Team is looking ahead to an exciting summer of soaring and getting more women and girls...

Cessna 172 added to Garmin’s G1000 NXi upgrades

Five more aircraft including Cessna’s 172 can now have their existing old generation Garmin G1000...

Autoland comes to GA aircraft and airfields

Major airports have sophisticated instrument landing systems which allow an airliner to make an automatic...

The BGA wants YOU to try gliding

The British Gliding Association (BGA) has launched a national campaign to encourage powered pilots to try...

The Air League launches new UAV and drone pilot scholarship

The Air League has partnered with Eagle Eye Innovations to offer two fully-sponsored UAV and drone training...

Cambridge Flying Group awarded Conrod Trophy for contribution to flight safety

The Historic Aircraft Association (HAA) Conrod Trophy has been awarded to Cambridge Flying Group. The trophy...

Southport 14-year-old becomes youngest Briton to pilot solo

Despite having to wait almost three years before he can legally drive a car, a 14-year-old teen from...

Evektor’s SportStar receives Night ops OK

The Czech-made Evektor SportStar RTC has received EASA approval for night operations. The Night VFR version...

Piper launches low-cost trainer Pilot 100 series

Piper Aircraft has announced two new low-cost training aircraft at this year’s Sun ‘n Fun fly-in and...

Faradair to certify hybrid electric 18-seat aircraft

British aerospace start-up Faradair intends to certify its 18 seat, hybrid electric ‘BEHA’ aircraft (Bio...

Continental drops Motors, now Aerospace Technologies

Chinese-owned US engine company Continental Motors is changing its name to Continental Aerospace Technologies...

Pipistrel marks 30 years with 1,000th aircraft

Slovenian manufacturer Pipistrel has marked its 30th anniversary with the 1,000th aircraft from its...

Garmin certifies G3X Touch, launches new navigator units

Garmin has announced the certification of its G3X Touch flight display. The company also revealed the GPS175...

Several threatened military airfields saved permanently or given temporary reprieve

The announcement came after concerns about the speed and scale of airfield closures were raised by the...

CAA: “Help us get Electronic Conspicuity right”

The CAA has issued a Call for Evidence to help shape the future of Electronic Conspicuity (EC) in the UK. It...

Rolls-Royce to fly hybrid-electric power unit by 2021

Rolls-Royce expects to be flying an experimental aircraft with a hybrid-electric propulsion system by 2021,...

Autothrottle and more for upgraded TBM 940

Daher has launched the latest version of its single-engine turboprop aircraft, the TBM 940. New features...

BWPA announce seven scholarships on International Women’s Day

The British Women Pilots’ Association (BWPA) launches its 2019 scholarships for female pilots in...

ForeFlight acquired by Boeing

Navigation app company ForeFlight is now part of Boeing, it was announced yesterday. Boeing completed the...

British adventurer to circumnavigate world by gyrocopter

Ketchell, a UK Scouting Ambassador, is already the world’s first and only person to row across the Atlantic...

APPG announce plans for what they want to achieve in 2019

The All-Party Group on General Aviation (APPG-GA) has set out its vision for what it wants to achieve during...

Two scholarships for Aerobatics Ratings launched

Two scholarships for training to achieve an EASA Aerobatic Rating are up for grabs at Ultimate Aerobatics in...

Team GB announces top women pilots to compete in world gliding championships

Britains’ top women pilots are planning to soar to success after being selected to represent Team GB in...

First flight for Sun Flyer 2 with Siemens electric motor

The Sun Flyer 2 electric aircraft from US company Bye Aerospace has successfully completed its first official...

Diamond Aircraft launches cost maintenance package

For years, operators of aircraft powered by turbine engines have taken advantage of packages which, for a set...

Future safeguarded for Snowdonia Aerospace Centre

The future of Snowdonia Aerospace Centre at Llanbedr Airfield is assured following its inclusion by the...

First test flights for drone corridor at Cranfield Airport

The first test flights to establish the principles for the National Beyond visual line of sight...

Airbus joins Air Race E to develop electric aircraft

Airbus is joining in with Air Race E, the world’s first electric aircraft race series due to launch in...

APPG steps up battle for more affordable pilot training

The number of students in Britain learning to become airline pilots is far below its potential because of...

TBMs cross Antarctica and South Pole

Two owner-pilots have flown their TBM aircraft across Antarctica and over the magnetic South Pole. These...

Cotswold Airport opens 2019 aviation scholarships

Cotswold Airport has opened its 2019 Aviation Scholarships which offer hands-on experience of flying and...

Biggin Hill’s new WWII memorial museum opens

A new museum has opened at Biggin Hill, telling the story of Biggin Hill through WWII reflecting the...

High hours persuades Piper to increase M600 warranty

Piper Aircraft has increased the warranty for all M600 aircraft from five years/1,000 flight hours to five...

First flight for Boeing’s electric VTOL

Last week, Boeing successfully completed the first test flight of its autonomous passenger air vehicle (PAV)...

Blackbushe Aviation on track for Sonaca deliveries

Blackbushe Aviation Flying Club has ordered two Sonaca 200 aeroplanes for its fleet of training and club...

Pipisptrel and Honeywell to work together on eVTOL aircraft

Pipistrel and Honeywell have joined forces to explore and develop technology for the emerging urban air...

TAG Farnborough Airports launches 2019 PPL scholarship

TAG Farnborough Airport has this week launched the TAG Flying Scholarship 2019.  Under the auspices of the...

New aviation technology hub at Cranfield University

The Chairman of Barclays, John Mcfarlane, has officially opened the new aviation technology hub at Cranfield...

New Head for CAA General Aviation Unit

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has appointed Rachel Gardner-Poole as the new Head of its General...

Tecnam P2012 ‘mini-airliner’ certified by EASA

Tecnam’s 11-seat mini-airliner, the P2012 Traveller, has received type certification from the European...

Cirrus Aircraft unveils Generation 2 Vision Jet

The Vision Jet has only been certified and on sale for two years but Cirrus Aircraft has today launched the...

Rolls-Royce goes for record with 300mph+ electric aircraft

British jet engine maker Rolls-Royce is building an all-electric light aircraft with the aim of setting a new...

PPL, gliding and flight instructor scholarships announced by HCAP

Scholarships for PPL, gliding and flight instructor training courses have been announced by the Honourable...

Updates from the All-Party Parliamentary Group on General Aviation (APPG-GA)

General Aviation at the heart of high-tech jobs and skills We all know that General Aviation creates some of...

Complete Dynon SkyView HDX line OK for C172 retro-fit

The complete Dynon SkyView HDX product line now available for retro-fit into Cessna 172 aircraft under a...

First flight for Diamond’s multi-engine hybrid

Diamond Aircraft and Siemens have flown a jointly developed multi-engine hybrid electric aircraft. The first...

MP’s countdown to launch of STEM jobs in aviation

On Tuesday 23rd October, 24 members of the All Party Parliamentary Group on General Aviation (APPG-GA)...

Introducing the Tecnam P2006T SMP

The Tecnam P2006T SMP (Special Missions Platform) has established itself as the most cost effective and...

Best-Selling Pilatus PC-12 NG also Tops Customer Service Ranking for 17th Consecutive Year

Market demand remains strong for the Swiss single-engine turboprop, as the 1,600th PC-12 enters service and...

Piper Records Best Quarter and Year to Date Sales in 10 Years

Piper Aircraft, Inc. have announced its aircraft sales and delivery results for the third quarter of 2018,...

Cavendish Aviation are bringing G-IGGL back from the graveyard with their latest Socata TB10 refurbishment project.

Synonymous with the Socata brand in the UK, Essex based Cavendish Aviation launched their first TB10 reboot...

LAA agrees easier maintenance for low hours propellers

The LAA has agreed with three propeller overhaul companies a lighter touch maintenance regime for aircraft...

EASA prepares for Brexit with approvals process

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is to start processing some applications for Third Country...

GASCo releases first dates for winter Safety Evenings

The General Aviation Safety Council (GASCo) has released the first dates for its winter Safety Evenings, run...

Tecnam update: New deliveries, productions and innovations

Tecnam have recently announced a number of new deliveries including partnerships with Hellenic Air Force, A…

Pipistrel offering UK demo flights this July

Run by Fly About Aviation, the demos will be available between July 25 – 31

My Dream to Fly: FAI’s aviation art contest for young people now open for entries

“My Dream to Fly” is the theme for the UK’s Aviation Art Contest 2019, for 6-17 year olds. Winning UK...

All-party group tells business secretary that GA is crucial to UK’s industrial strategy

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on General Aviation has written to Business Secretary Greg Clark MP...

UK team among ten Boeing GoFly Prize winners

Ten winners of the first stage of the Boeing GoFly competition include one team from the UK, Team Leap, with...

New EASA mandate welcomed by aviation industry

The European Parliament has finally voted in favour of a new mandate for the European Aviation Safety Agency...

The BushCat Challenge are raising money for Aerobility, the Home of Disabled Flying

The BushCat Challenge are raising money for Aerobility, the Home of Disabled Flying

Garmin updates Pilot app with airspace alerts and more

Garmin has updated its Pilot navigation app for iOS devices, ie Apple iPhone and iPad. Version 9.3 adds...

LX Aviation appointed UK dealer for Dynamic WT9

The latest version of the Slovakian Dynamic WT9 in light sport aircraft (LSA) spec is to be imported by new…

Tatenhill improves facilities for General Aviation

A quiet revolution is taking place at Midlands airfield, Tatenhill, 5nm west of Burton on Trent. A disused...

Garmin introduces the GDL 50 – a portable ADS-B device

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. has announced the GDL 50, a portable device capable of...

GA pilots told to stay legal as April licence deadline approaches

Private pilots planning to fly this spring and summer were urged today to check they have the correct licen…

Aviation college takes off at Biggin Hill

Plans for a pioneering £12m (US$16.6m) Aerospace and Technology College at Biggin Hill Airport

UK must leave EASA after Brexit, says EU

The UK will have no choice but to leave the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) after Brexit, according to...

Better support and new aircraft planned by UK Evektor dealer

Light Sport Aviation (LSA), the Wycombe-based UK dealer for Evektor aircraft, has a new owner. He is Alan C…

Major PPL licensing change effective from 8 April

A major change to PPL licensing comes into force this April and pilots are urged to check they will still...

APPG welcomes communities secretary’s pledge to look again at issues facing General Aviation

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on General Aviation has warmly welcomed a commitment by the...

2017: The Safest year on record for Civil Aviation

2017 was the safest year on record for Civil Aviation according to a report by Dutch Aviation Consultancy T…

Flight test: Britten-Norman BN-2 Islander

The infinitely versatile ‘flying Land Rover’ handles more like a light single than a feeder-liner and f…

Learn about Garmin’s new TXi range online

On 6 December Garmin will be hosting a webinar on the new TXi product family, hosted by Trevor Pegrum and B…

Garmin delivers one-millionth certified avionics product

Garmin International, Inc. celebrated on Nov. 22 the delivery of the one-millionth certified avionics product...

APPG Visits Wycombe Air Park

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on General Aviation visited Wycombe Air Park to talk to businesses...

Garmin’s Latest Advanced Avionics Technology – TXi

To check if these are the future avionic displays for your aircraft then watch the English language webinar...

Women’s pilot training scholarship launched

AN Oxford based pilot training company has launched a dedicated female pilot scholarship scheme. The launch...

Advanced Tactics unveils AT Transporter flying car

Advanced Tactics Inc. (ATI) has announced the development of a low-cost modular flying car, designed to be...

Garmin ‘reimagines’ the touchscreen flight display

Avionics manufacturer Garmin announced in October ‘clean sheet’ new designs in the form of the...

Single-engine turbine operators demand airfield protection

Pauline Vahey, Chairman of GAIN (the General Aviation Infrastructure Network) hosted a panel at...

Dundee-based pilots promote women in aviation

Dundee-based pilots Rachel Foyle and Claire Birch are embarking on a ten-day trip to around UK to promote...

Porter flies off into the sunset

Pilatus is to stop manufacturing its iconic Porter utility aircraft, which has been in continuous production...

One of the last Battle of Britain pilots honoured at his funeral with Spitfire flypast

One of the last Spitfire pilots from the Battle of Britain was honoured at his funeral with a fitting flypast...

ATPL scholarship available – women only

Female? Want to become an airline pilot? A substantial chunk of the cost of the training for an Air Transport...

Aeros Flight Training School Acquires 2nd Alsim AL42 Simulator

Monday, 25th September 2017 – ALSIM is very pleased to announce the sale of a second AL42 FNPT II simulator...

The Civil Aviation Authority have issued the guidance and provided further details for all concerned

Student pilots who started their PPL training under the Joint Aviation Regulations (therefore prior to...

Blackpool Council swoops to protect airport in £4.25m buy-out

Blackpool Council has bought the airport for £4.25m in a shock move to secure the future of aviation at the...

GA community asked to help drone users to share the sky safely

The Civil Aviation Authority today launched a campaign to enlist the help of the GA community in educating...

The story of Ron Flockhart’s last race

One of the first racing drivers to fly himself to meetings in his own aircraft, Ron Flockhart raced at the...

PeaBee ready for new nanolight sub-70kg class

Sywell-based Flylight Airports is putting its latest aircraft, the single-seat PeaBee, into production at an...

Pilatus to end production of Porter PC-6

One of the most famous and versatile aircraft ever, the Pilatus Porter PC-6, is to stop production. Swiss...

Please comment on a flawed strategy

The Government has recently published a call for evidence on the new Aviation Strategy and the Rt Hon Grant...

Memorial for Shoreham Air Show crash victims to be built

A series of 11 arches will be built, reflecting each of the victims. A “place for reflection” is being...

Council notes Fairoaks petition, takes no further action

Fairoaks is one of only two active GA airfields in Surrey In an email to signatories, Surrey Heat Borough...

New owner pairs Flight Design with gyrocopter

German light sport aircraft maker Flight Design has a new owner, Lift Air, which already owns the Rotorvox...

Aerobatic pair head for European championship

Husband and wife aerobatic pairing Mike and Emily Collett from Denham have been selected to represent Team GB...

Garmin announces the GFC 600 and GFC 500

Garmin International, Inc. a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GFC 600 and GFC 500,...

Tecnam delivers the second P2006T Twin for Nasa X-57 electric powered propulsion programme

Tecnam today announced that NASA has acquired a second Tecnam P2006T fuselage to speed the evaluating process...

HARTZELL PROPELLER EXPANDS GLOBAL FOOTPRINT

Piqua, Ohio, July 10, 2017 – In the past year, Hartzell Propeller has expanded its global reach across the...

Eric ‘Winkle’ Bown Memorial

Edinburgh University Air Squadron Association ‘Winkle’- one of the world’s greatest pilots. A bid has...

Stemme AG and Remos AG announce merger

Strausberg, 12th April 2017. The Aircraft manufacturer Stemme AG and the Light Sport Aircraft manufacturer...

Garmin® Unveils the Next Generation of All-in-One ADS-B Transponders

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GTX 345 and GTX 335...

How a new planning / briefing tool can benefit your flying!

Using a new planning/briefing tool can be a little intimidating, particularly when you are unfamiliar with...

Tecnam delivers the 200th P2006T Twin

Tecnam achieved a significant milestone today with the delivery to Bartolini Air, Poland’s leading Flight...

RocketRoute Partners with Avfuel to Expand MarketPlace Solution

RocketRoute is delighted to welcome Avfuel as a strategic partner of its new fuel and handling...

Cirrus Aircraft Vision Jet Achieves FAA Certification

Duluth, Minn. (31 October 2016) – Cirrus Aircraft today announced the arrival of a new era in personal...

The first seaplane since 1931 to win the Schneider Trophy!

The 2016 Schneider Trophy Air Race organised by the Royal Aero Club Records Racing and Rally Association was...

Cirrus launches interactive pilot’s operating handbook

Cirrus Aircraft has announced an Interactive Flight Operations Manual (iFOM)which can be downloaded from the...

Aviate | Navigate | Communicate – The General Aviation Story

Anne Wafula-Strike, MBE, who experienced her first flying lesson at Freedom in the Air (FITA), said:...

UK CAA updates website and launches alerting system

Two significant improvements to the way the UK Civil Aviation Authority provides information to the public...

Cambridge based e-Go receives aerospace accolade from the Royal Aeronautical Society

e-Go aeroplanes was presented with a prestigious award by the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) at their...

The Diamond DA62 – More of The Best

Fly safe, smart and in style with the DA62. Plus video! The new Diamond DA62 has some great features, best...

Piper Germany Celebrates

Looking back at the development and success of Piper Germany Piper Germany has celebrated some key milestones...

IAE appointed for Cessna Caravan

Cranfield-based maintenance and avionics company IAE is now an authorised facility for Cessna Caravan and...

Single-engine turbine ops for Europe

It’s been a long time coming but by mid-2016, the use of Single-Engine Turbine (SET) aircraft for...

Aviation Academy to open at Norwich

The first of a number of regional International Aviation Academies is to open at Norwich Airport in late...

British company launches electric Furio project

A new British company is developing an electrically powered version of the Falcomposite Furio kitplane fitted...

UK CAA publishes 60 day update on GA work

Significant progress continues to be made to make regulation of the UK’s General Aviation (GA) sector more...

Tecnam opens new centre as deliveries boom

Tecnam has opened a new Visitor and Delivery Centre to cope with rising numbers of customers collecting their...

Aviation Heritage Centre opens at Newquay

When the Newquay Airport end of Coventry-based Classic Air Force announced it was closing earlier this year,...

Six flying scholarships available for women

Six scholarships are available from the British Women Pilots’ Association (BWPA) this year as the...

Cirrus’s spectacular flightdeck for Vision jet

    Is this the most complete flightdeck for a private aircraft ever? It’s certainly...

Daher appoints FLYING SMART as exclusive distributor for the British Isles

When stars align…  David Fabry, President of FLYING smart explains the origin of his company through a...

Cirrus Aircraft Deliveries in 2014 Drive Strongest Performance in Six Years

Duluth, Minn. (11 February 2015) – Cirrus Aircraft today announced that newrcraft shipments Duluth, Minn....

Kairos Aviation to sell Aerolight 120 SSDR in UK

  Kairos Aviation has announced it is the new agent for the Aerolight 120 in the UK. Based on the...

Prestige Aviation Launches New Website

Based in Prague, Czech Republic, Prestige Aviation provides a tailored service in selling and buying...

Diamond’s turboprop makes maiden flight

  Diamond Aircraft’s turbine single, the DA50-JP7, made its first flight on 19 January. The flight...

John Travolta To Host 12th Annual “Living Legends Of Aviation”® Awards

John Travolta, the “Official Ambassador of Aviation ®,” will host the 12th Annual “Living Legends of...

Chinese electric-powered light aircraft certified

The Rui Xiang (RX1E), the first electric-powered light aircraft manufactured in China, has been certified by...

Validation scrapped for Non-EASA aircraft mods

The need for UK regulatory validation for airworthiness design changes, originally approved overseas, to a...

Pilotless Aircraft tests approved at Llanbedr

QinetiQ and Llanbedr Airfield Estates (LAE) have declared Llanbedr Airfield, North Wales, officially “open...

e-Go to explore drone version of its SSDR

e-Go aeroplanes Limited has announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Blue Bear Systems...

New airport radar to mitigate impact of wind turbines

A single radar that can provide traditional airport surveillance functions and mitigate against the effects...

NATS to run Mode S transponder trial

NATS is to run a trial that will allow General Aviation pilots to use the full functionality of a Mode S...

Garmin AOA system approved, shipping now!

Garmin has announced its Angle of Attack (AOA) system is now shipping and approved by the FAA for...

Cirrus Vision SF50 Jet completes first flight

uluth-based Cirrus Aircraft has announced the successful first certification test flight of its personal jet....

Booker Aviation acquired by Heli Air

Airways Aero Associations Ltd, trading as Booker Aviation has announced a change of ownership. The new owner,...

CAA’s new GA Unit open for business

The CAA’s new General Aviation Unit has opened for business on 1 April. According to the CAA, the unit is...

RGV offers in-flight datalink products for Europe

Gloucestershire-based Aircraft and Avionics maintenance company RGV Aviation Ltd has recently become an...

Mooney to restart production in February

Mooney International Corporation has announced the company has begun the long-anticipated production of the...

Cirrus Aircraft receives safety award

Cirrus Aircraft has announced that its SR-series Engineering and Design Team has been recognised as the...

Tecnam and Aerobility announce the first flight of P2002JF equipped with disability hand controls

Today Tecnam, together with the launch-customer Aerobility (UK) is proud to announce the first flight of...

e-Go Reaches £500,000 Investment Target

The team behind the e-Go SSDR has reached its £500,000 investment target, following a crowdfunding...

Trig to support Flying for Freedom

Trig Avionics, the British avionics experts are delighted to announce their support of Flying for Freedom, at...

Carol Vorderman hopes to fly solo around the world, following Amelia Earhart’s flight path

The broadcaster Carol Vorderman has come one step closer to her dream of flying solo around the world after...

NBAA – Avpro and Heli Asset join forces

Two of the industry’s leading international business jet and executive helicopter sales brokerages...

Introducing Jeppesen Mobile FliteDeck VFR

Join Jeppesen for a very special press conference at AeroExpo UK – Friday, 31 May, from 14.00 till...

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