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 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.
DAC International has received FAA supplemental type certificate approval to install the Esterline CMC (Booth 3207) CMA-6800 LCD display on the Sikorsky S-76B/C series helicopter, including the S-76C+/C++ models.
Mar 7, 2017 - 1:30 PM
THE CMA-6800 has received approval for installation on multiple platforms.
CHC president and CEO Karl Fessenden is putting a renewed focus on customers.
Mar 7, 2017 - 1:00 PM
As it celebrates its 70th anniversary, CHC Helicopters looks to its past as it reimagines the future.