General Aviation

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.

Airbus AS332L Super Pumas
Mar 8, 2017 - 1:12 AM
The helicopters are on a multi-year lease through Dublin-based Vector Financial Services.
Mar 8, 2017 - 1:00 AM
The Canadian helicopter MRO can now offer ADS-B installation on a variety of rotorcraft.
Mar 7, 2017 - 7:22 PM
Rotorcraft Asia 2017 will be held from April 18-20.
Mar 7, 2017 - 5:00 PM
Pennsylvania-based Stat MedEvac is slated to receive the new helicopters by the end of the year.
The Eagle 407HP conversion, which includes re-engining with a Honeywell HTS900 turboshaft, provides the highest power-to-weight ratio in its class.
Mar 7, 2017 - 4:00 PM
Eagle Copters is delivering a second 407HP conversion to Atlanta-based Helicopter Express.
Bell 505 Jet Ranger X first delivery
Mar 7, 2017 - 3:35 PM
The buyer of the first customer-delivered Bell 505 Jet Ranger X is Scott Urschel, owner of Pylon Aviation, Chandler, Arizona.
Mar 7, 2017 - 3:19 PM
Helipass launched its website three years ago primarily for helicopter tour operators.
Mar 7, 2017 - 3:15 PM
ASU is displaying the new helmet during Heli-Expo.
Bell Helicopter CEO Mitch Snyder believes that the market has hit the bottom.
Mar 7, 2017 - 2:33 PM
Snyder is encouraged that conversion rates of the 400 letters of intent for Bell's new 505 light single have been good.
A software update for the Lynx NGT-9000 ADS-B unit enhances situational awareness features.
Mar 7, 2017 - 2:00 PM
The software 2.1 release provides five improvements that range from enhanced situational awareness to simplified interface features.