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Aero: Piper Announces Diesel Seminole »

As Piper rides a wave of trainer aircraft demand, it announced at Aero in Friedrichshafen, Germany, that it will offer a diesel version of its PA-44 Seminole. The new model will be powered by a new Jet-A engine model from Continental Motors, the 170-HP CD-170, a variant of Continental’s CD-100 series diesel engines. More

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How Aircraft Electric... »

As important as batteries are, the brushless DC motors that power electric airplanes are just as critical. In this brief Avweb video, Siemen's Frank Anton... More

Siemens Electric Airplane... »

Siemens brought its prototype electric aircraft to the U.S. this week for the first time, showcasing the airplane at the company’s Innovation Day in... More

Air Carrier Applies For... »

Zipping across the North Pole to connect city pairs in the eastern and western hemispheres happens multiple times a day. But now Norwegian Air Argentina has... More

New GE Turboprop Gets A... »

Aircraft engines are normally designated by obscure numbers only an engineer could love but as a clear expression of market intent, GE is giving its new... More

How Cirrus Builds Aircraft »

When AVweb visited the Cirrus factory last summer, it was in the process of reorganizing to ramp up production of the new Cirrus SF50 VisionJet. In this... More

Video Tour GE H80 Turboprop »

With the new ATP engine still in development, GE continues to market its line of H80 turboprop engines meant to compete with Pratt & Whitney's PT6. GE's Matt... More