Instrument Ratings

Europe launches changes to Instrument Ratings

TWO important changes to Instrument Ratings have been introduced for Europe. The European Parliament recently passed laws to introduce the Competence-Based Instrument Rating (CB...
Beechcraft King Air 250

Textron completes buy-out of Beechcraft

Textron, owners of Cessna Aircraft, has completed the buyout of Beechcraft. Cessna, Beechcraft and Hawker will all be part of Textron Aviation. "This is a...
Hartzell propeller

OK for C172 lightweight Hartzell prop

Propeller maker Hartzell has US FAA approval to install its recently type certified high performance Bantam series three-blade propeller on Centurion turbodiesel-powered Cessna Skyhawk...
CTC Aviation buys Diamond DA42 twins and DA40 singles

CTC splashes out on Diamond trainers

CTC Aviation, a leading airline pilot training company, is buying a brand new fleet of Diamond single and twin engine aircraft for its flight...
Jersey Airspace

Airspace changes for Channel Islands

AOPA in the Channel Islands warns of major changes to airspace classifications around the islands which come into effect on 6 March, and should...
Sweden flying light aircraft

High fees forces AOPA Sweden to look abroad

AOPA-Sweden is looking at the possibility of registering ATOs, CAMOs, aircraft and pilots in other countries because of the continuing massive increase in national...
LISA Akoya seaplane

Greece looks to seaplanes for flying boost

AOPA Greece is faced with an unusual problem and has been seeking information from other AOPAs on how seaplanes are regulated. Seaplanes have only...