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.

Mar 9, 2017 - 9:30 AM
The new rotorcraft is expected to be delivered to PhilJets by the second quarter of 2017.
Mar 9, 2017 - 9:24 AM
Central Oregon Community College and Leading Edge Aviation have become the first Part 141 flight training provider to offer training in Frasca's R44 FTD.
HeliOffshore’s work to create best practices for health and usage monitoring systems (HUMs) helped pave the way for a PHI-operated Sikorsky S-92 to become the first aircraft to use a new real-time HUMS system last week.
Mar 9, 2017 - 9:00 AM
In less than three years, HeliOffshore has transformed the offshore helicopter industry's approach to safety.
Mar 9, 2017 - 8:09 AM
Palu is working with FreeFlight Systems to bring the Angels landing system to the U.S. market.
Aviall senior manager of helicopter programs Ty Genteman (left) and Rolls-Royce helicopter services exec Jerry Sheldon shake hands on an agreement that extends Aviall’s role to supply spare parts product support for M250 and RR300 engines.
Mar 9, 2017 - 7:49 AM
Under the new terms of the deal, which extends through 2026, Aviall will now be able to offer used engines to customers
Mar 9, 2017 - 5:47 AM
The IDUs are tested to military standards.
Mar 9, 2017 - 5:39 AM
SkyHoist 800 has the capacity to hoist 772 pounds.
Mar 9, 2017 - 5:37 AM
The company claims its PUREair filters offer benefits over traditional oil-based fliters
New Zealand air-tour CEO Louisa Patterson (left) has developed an in-cockpit video recorder and started Eye in the Sky to market the device. Photo: Mariano Rosales
Mar 9, 2017 - 5:27 AM
Eye in the Sky founder Louisa Patterson sought to create a helicopter video recording system after her son died in an R44 crash.
Mar 9, 2017 - 5:08 AM
The oil cooler impeller addresses a historical fin joint cracking problem.