News and issues concerning general aviation, specifically airplanes and helicopters powered by piston and alternative engines (i.e., non-turbine powered aircraft). Subjects include aircraft, engines, personnel, acquisitions, accidents, safety, security and training.
HAI awards longtime IA for a lifetime of innovation and excellence in maintenance.
Helicopter noise in the Los Angeles metropolitan area remains a critical issue.
Erickson’s new leader, Jeff Roberts, has consolidated the fleet and business elements to make the company leaner and more efficient.
Bell Helicopter sees production of 200 of the new helicopters per year by 2018.
Order book to open this year for in-flight-test H160 medium twin.
Certification of the Bell 525 is scheduled for 2017.
Learning to fly the Cirrus SR20 was an education in modern training technology.
Pilots can learn how to file ICAO-format flight plans to prepare for the October 1 switch from the FAA domestic flight plan filing system.
The new lower-cost R44 is aimed at flight schools and utility operators, and it will offer optional air-conditioning.
Pratt & Whitney, China Eastern sign V2500 overhaul agreement.