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 2, 2017 - 1:00 PM
The search-and-rescue program is being recognized for its advancements in helicopter use during missions.
Mar 2, 2017 - 12:00 PM
The Bell 205/Bell 412 crew chief has earned the award for his outstanding career in helicopter maintenance.
Mar 2, 2017 - 11:28 AM
The California helicopter manufacturer sees sales numbers climbing this year, along with average unit prices growing due to customer options.
Mar 2, 2017 - 10:45 AM
The award recognizes the two pilots’ work on the Copper King Fire in Montana during the summer of 2016.
Mar 2, 2017 - 10:30 AM
The senior program manager at L-3 Link Simulation and Training has dedicated his career to flight safety and pilot more thantraining.
Heli-Expo
Mar 2, 2017 - 9:19 AM
This year's Heli-Expo features the new HAI Connect meetup area with demonstrations and presentations, new product demos and hot topic seminars.
SMO
Feb 13, 2017 - 6:46 PM
Despite the FAA's agreement to allow Santa Monica Airport to be closed in 2028, NBAA and others are fighting to keep the airport open.
Feb 6, 2017 - 11:45 AM
The new chauffeurs will work in San Francisco, New York, Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Chicago and Los Angeles.
helicopter
Feb 2, 2017 - 4:25 PM
The French helicopter manufacturer is experiencing rapid growth following U.S. certification in 2015.
JN-4 Jenny
Feb 2, 2017 - 3:54 AM
Do we truly need all FAA regulations, or have some run their course?