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Pistons

  • diamond da40 ng

    This diesel-powered gem could be just what the general aviation market is clamoring for.

    Introduced in 2002 and first brought to the U.S. market in 2009, the DA40 NG has undergone a substantial redesign.
  • Cessna Turbo Skyhawk

    The diesel 172 is no more after a market for the light trainer failed to materialize.

    Cessna had high hopes for the market for diesel singles, but the manufacturer never found the market overseas it predicted as the Skyhawk JT-A failed to win sales.
  • Cirrus SF50 Vision Jet

    The first personal jet with a whole airframe parachute was selected as the winner of prestigious aeronautic award.

    The 2017 Robert J. Collier Trophy will be presented to Cirrus Aircraft for the SF50 Vision Jet.

Turboprops

Jets

LSA / Sport

Experimental Aircraft / Homebuilts

Helicopters

  • g500h txi

    Helicopter operators get added capabilities and connectivity.

    Garmin has achieved certification for the latest and greatest version of the G500 system, the G500H TXi.
  • Four crew members were killed when the helicopter went down in rugged terrain in the northeast part of the country.

    A Leonardo AW139 rescue helicopter crashed on December 29 after it collided with the world’s longest zipline in Ras al-Khaimah in the northeastern region of the United…
  • la fire

    Videos demonstrate the risk of fire fighting flights.

    Now that California’s Camp Fires in the northern portion of the state, the deadliest in the state’s history, have been smothered, authorities have begun looking not only…

Ownership

  • mooney ovation

    Legacy manufacturer makes it easier to buy a new airplane.

    Mooney's Fill and Fly and MooneyShares programs are designed to help pilots buy a new Ovation or Acclaim Ultra with less money out of pocket.
  • icon a5

    Beta test for Icon Fleet Access to launch this fall at four U.S. locations.

    Icon Aircraft is launching a fractional ownership program for the A5 light-sport amphibian called Icon Fleet Access.
  • Archer

    Stuck between ownership and airplane rentals? Here are some ways to get more flexible flying for your money.

    There are many alternatives to airplane ownership that make a lot more sense than full ownership.

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