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 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.
Mar 3, 2017 - 12:00 PM
Able Aerospace's services offer lower cost of ownership for EMS operators.
Mar 3, 2017 - 11:00 AM
The organization is being recognized for providing local services for natural disasters, medical emergencies and security threats.
Mar 3, 2017 - 10:00 AM
Helicopter air ambulance operator Air Methods is focusing on improving safety along with other HEMS issues.
Mar 3, 2017 - 9:00 AM
Communicating with local drone operators is helping Carilion Clinic's Lifeguard helicopter EMS program reduce the number of drone encounters.
Mar 2, 2017 - 4:00 PM
Throughout his career, the retired LAPD officer and pilot tirelessly worked to bring helicopters and law enforcement together.
Mar 2, 2017 - 3:00 PM
Bell's selection of the True Blue Power TB-17 lithium-ion main-ship battery should help lower operating costs and improve availability.
Mar 2, 2017 - 2:00 PM
The award recognizes Smith's dedication to helicopter safety throughout his career as a pilot, instructor and safety program manager.