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.

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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.
Mar 4, 2017 - 9:00 AM
Search-and-rescue and medevac personnel can brush up on procedures in real and simulated environments with P1AR.
Mar 4, 2017 - 9:00 AM
The recent STC makes NVG instrument panel lighting available for the Robinson R44.
lobby
Mar 3, 2017 - 3:30 PM
Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center features a Heliport/Vertiport that is dedicated to demos and tours during Heli-Expo.
Mar 3, 2017 - 2:30 PM
Research is accelerating on electric passenger-carrying aerial vehicles, possibly leading to new ways to travel in urban environments.
helicopter
Mar 3, 2017 - 2:00 PM
The company's helicopter deliveries grew 5 percent last year compared to 2015, in a challenging marketplace.
Mar 3, 2017 - 2:00 PM
Orders include some from 20 new customers, five of which are new helicopter owners or operators.
Mar 3, 2017 - 1:00 PM
Known for its fixed-wing training devices, the Texas manufacturer is now branching out into the rotorcraft market.