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.

Feb 28, 2016 - 11:15 AM
A high altitude long-line rescue earns Laing Pilot of the Year
Feb 28, 2016 - 11:00 AM
From airmail provider to flight training expert, ERAU has proved it can grow and change with the times.
Feb 28, 2016 - 10:30 AM
More than 3,000 items will help train future aeronautical professionals
Feb 28, 2016 - 9:50 AM
Moves to “rationalize” fleet in the face of declining oil revenues.
Feb 28, 2016 - 9:40 AM
The helicopter simulator market is growing globally for Frasca International.
Airbus Helicopters H135
Feb 28, 2016 - 9:00 AM
Simpler and safer single-engine helicopter IFR has long been a goal of the rotorcraft industry.
Robinson unveiled the two-place R44 Cadet at last year’s Heli-Expo and is expected to release more details at this year’s event.
Feb 27, 2016 - 3:00 PM
The Torrance, Calif., helicopter manufacturer has delivered more than 700 R66 turbine helicopters.
Feb 27, 2016 - 11:30 AM
Rulemaking committee is tackling the difficult subject of changes to FAA and EASA rotorcraft certification regulations.
HFTC’s Frasca Bell 407 FTD was recently certified to Level D.
Feb 27, 2016 - 11:00 AM
The simulator is approved for NVG training.
Feb 27, 2016 - 10:15 AM
Sequoia is staying ahead of the deadline for data monitoring on helicopter air ambulance flights.