Aircraft Certification

Items per page   10 | 25 | 50 | 100
61 to 70 of 112 results

General aviation manufacturers log increase in sales

Article | Nov 07, 2012

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association logged an uptick in deliveries through the third quarter, and urged lawmakers to settle the fiscal uncertainty that is believed to be dampening demand.

Designee policy changes concern aviation industry

Advocacy | Nov 02, 2012

AOPA and six other aviation associations have requested that the FAA delay action on a proposed revision of its designee management policy and provide more time for the industry to study the 500-page document.

AOPA tests Tamarack active winglets

Article | Oct 29, 2012

AOPA tests Tamarack active wingletsTamarack active winglets may have started out on the Cirrus SR22, but the company has its eyes set on the jet market. "AOPA Pilot Senior Editor Al Marsh tested the winglets on a Citationjet.

Hawker tests touchscreen upgrade

Article | Oct 29, 2012

Coming soon to Beechcraft King Air Pro Line 21-equipped aircraft: touchscreen primary flight displays synthetic vision and a graphical flight management system that enables eyes-forward flying.

FAA tightening LSA inspection rules

Article | Oct 22, 2012

FAA inspectors and designated inspectors are now required to notify FAA headquarters when a new light sport aircraft (LSA) make or model is presented for approval. The notification is to allow the FAA's aircraft certification group, called AIR-200, to determine if an aircraft conformity inspection is required.

Epic hiring, moving toward certification

Article | Oct 12, 2012

Bend, Ore.-based Epic Aircraft is hiring engineers as it presses toward certification of a factory-built version of its Epic LT kitbuilt turboprop, the company said at AOPA Aviation Summit Oct. 11.

Pilot, member of Congress offers insight into GA issues

Advocacy | Oct 12, 2012

How do you get across the importance and range of general aviation to your member of Congress? Take a picture of your airplane and send it to them, whether it's a Stearman or Citation Ten, suggests Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.).

Life-saving revisions to certification rules gain traction

Advocacy | Oct 11, 2012

The goal of cutting certification cost in half while doubling safety has prompted a sea change among regulators once reluctant to consider a comprehensive overhaul of aircraft certification rules and procedures.