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.
PPG Aerospace launches informational app for smartphone users.
The new battery pack is smaller and lighter than the previous version.
The image recorder provides real-time information about in-flight performance and status.
Air Evac Lifeteam has selected a fully integrated Garmin avionics suite for its fleet of Bell 206s and 407s.
Certification of the company’s new training and utility helicopter is expected later this year or in early 2017.
The carbon-fiber blades extend service life to 18,000 hours.
L-3 has installed a line of new ADS-B products in 93 helicopter models.
The new Robinson is targeting the trainer and utility markets, with a lower-cost but better-performing two-seat ship.
The Rotors’n Ribs fly-in will take place on July 15 and 16 in Goshen, Indiana.
The FAA’s advice is designed to help pilots avoid damage to skids from embedded lighting systems.