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Cirrus Design on Wednesday announced that its SR22 Turbo received STC approval from Transport Canada. The company unveiled the turbo-normalized SR22 at AirVenture 2006, and obtained an FAA STC for the airplane in November...

The FAA recommends owners of some older Cessna models watch for cracking of plastic control wheels. The Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin applies to about 12,500 Cessna aircraft built between 1960 and 1964...

A Wisconsin pilot whose Stearman crashed while he was giving free rides during a fundraising event faces a charge of negligent homicide and up to 10 years in prison. His passenger, a 39-year-old woman, died when the airplane hit power lines and crashed...

"Airspace for Everyone," the newest publication from AOPA's Air Safety Foundation, is now available free online. You can get a 16-page pamphlet, plus an Airspace-at-a-Glance quick reference card, an intercept procedures card and a flight plan sheet...

A new tower and TRACON opened Tuesday at the Fort Wayne, Ind., International Airport, after three years of construction...

Aviation Technology Group, builder of the Javelin Jet, has appointed Action Aviation the exclusive distributor for Africa, India, the Middle East and western Asia. Action Aviation has placed orders for 40 copies of the two-seat jet...

Sonex Aircraft is now offering two new AeroConversions baffle systems that it says will provide dramatic improvements in cylinder and head cooling for AeroVee and Jabiru engines. It claims the larger "fence baffle" design reduces maximum cylinder head temperatures by up to 80 degrees on the LSA engines...

Garmin (Europe) Ltd., has introduced the GTX 328 Mode S transponder to meet the European regulation for Mode S implementation for VFR aircraft.