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 8, 2017 - 10:45 AM
The Hungarian unit has operated MD500Es since the late 1980s and currently flies three.
Mar 8, 2017 - 10:40 AM
Waypoint is entering the China market and adding lease customers in Indonesia and South Africa.
Mar 8, 2017 - 10:35 AM
The discounts include flat-rate pricing for overhauls.
Van Horn B206L blades
Mar 8, 2017 - 10:33 AM
First flight of with the composite blades was completed in February.
Vector Aerospace v-p of business development for airframe and avionics solutions Elvis Moniz (left) and Astronautics president Chad Cundiff sign an MoU to pursue STCs for the Roadrunner EFI installations in several helicopter models.
Mar 8, 2017 - 10:16 AM
Astronautics and Vector sign an MOU to collaborate on STCs.
Mar 8, 2017 - 10:00 AM
Milko served as a helicopter pilot in the Vietnam War and founded Summit Helicopters.
Mar 8, 2017 - 9:15 AM
The Robinson Helicopter iPad Mount and ArmorGlas with EZ-Align are now available for purchase.
MD Helicopters CEO Lynn Tilton said that the company’s new, clean-sheet MD6XX will fly in late 2017. Photo: Mariano Rosales
Mar 8, 2017 - 9:00 AM
With its first new design in years slated to fly before year-end, and a long due upgrade to its MD 902 underway, things are looking up for MD Helicopters.
Mar 8, 2017 - 9:00 AM
The devices will be used for recurrent training of Air Evac's 600 pilots every four months.
Mar 8, 2017 - 8:30 AM
The MP30 handheld transceiver is smaller, lighter and lower cost than the MP50 transceiver introduced last year.