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.

A video showing an experimental system that provides the real-time noise signature pattern for helicopters was played at the Fly Neighborly session yesterday here at Heli-Expo.
Mar 9, 2017 - 1:00 PM
Noise-mitigating flight techniques are rarely taught in flight school.
Mar 9, 2017 - 12:26 PM
The company is upgrading its product line with a virtual flight data recorder (Virtual-FDR)
Mar 9, 2017 - 12:16 PM
Skytrac also supports Columbia with real-time voice and text, automated flight following and cockpit Wi-Fi.
Mar 9, 2017 - 11:51 AM
Avpro has already sold three helicopters this year.
Mar 9, 2017 - 11:48 AM
Cobham provides training for a wide variety of helicopter pilots and technicians.
TheCAE Booth at Heli-Expo. photo Mariano Rosales
Mar 9, 2017 - 11:37 AM
CAE developed a full-flight simulator for the AW139 with Leonardo Helicopters.
The 2,000th P&WC PT6C-67C turboshaft will soon be delivered to Leonardo for use on an AW139. Photo: Mariano Rosales
Mar 9, 2017 - 11:15 AM
The Canadian engine manufacturer is preparing to hand over the 2,000th PT6C-67C for the Leonardo Helicopters AW139.
Mar 9, 2017 - 11:00 AM
The G4ME captures flight data and events and reports them in real time.
Mar 9, 2017 - 10:44 AM
The Louisiana rotorcraft services provider will adopt the aviation management support software package ahead of an anticipated rise in business.
Mar 9, 2017 - 10:30 AM
Waypoint Leasing and maintenance and support specialist Eagle will reconfigure aircraft for new roles.