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 5, 2017 - 12:00 PM
The collective pull down system lowers the collective automatically in a low rotor rpm situation.
Mar 5, 2017 - 11:00 AM
A large repossession contract and a raft of transactions helped Monaco-based Avinco to have a decent 2016 despite general economic malaise.
Sealed lead-acid batteries have greater output and require far less maintenance.
Mar 5, 2017 - 10:00 AM
The Redlands, Calif., battery manufacturer's sealed lead-acid battery has been selected as standard equipment for the Bell 407 GXP.
H135 in flight
Mar 5, 2017 - 9:00 AM
Airbus Helicopters customers are benefitting from the company's switch to an electronic business model.
Mar 4, 2017 - 6:00 PM
The Italian company is inviting Heli-Expo attendees to experience a virtual reality search-and-rescue operation.
Mar 4, 2017 - 3:00 PM
The Pulselite system has received an amended STC so that it now can be installed on 67 Airbus helicopter types and variants.
Mar 4, 2017 - 1:00 PM
First shipments of the updated Kaman K-Max helicopter are expected in the second quarter.
Mar 4, 2017 - 12:00 PM
StandardAero is targeting opportunities to grow its business despite a soft helicopter market.
Mar 4, 2017 - 11:00 AM
Bristow Group is seeing growing interest in contracts for its helicopter fleet, especially in Europe.
wheel attached to a bar
Mar 4, 2017 - 9:30 AM
The Canadian company introduced new tow handles and wheel-tire combinations for Robinson R44 and R66 helicopters.