The most popular GA aircraft in the first quarter of 2018

The Wichita Business Journal put together a slide show of the most popular general aviation aircraft in the the first quarter of 2018, based on recently released figures from the General Aviation Manufacturers Association. Check it out here to see an interesting collection of GA’s finest. The Wichita Business Journal put together a slide show […]

New ASTM standard calls for ice detectors on GA aircraft

A new ASTM International standard aims to enhance small aircraft safety by supporting non-essential ice detectors. The new specification (F3310) was developed by ASTM International’s committee on general aviation aircraft (F44). According to ASTM International member Dennis Regnier of CAV Ice Protection, such devices can help notify a pilot when the plane encounters icing conditions. “Typically, […]

Global GA market valued at $21.1 billion, with growth on the way

The global general aviation market was valued at $21.1 billion in 2017, with a new report estimating compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 0.72% through 2023. According to officials with Research and Markets, general aviation makes up a considerable component of any national airspace and airport system. As a result, insight into general aviation is relevant […]