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 9, 2017 - 5:39 AM
SkyHoist 800 has the capacity to hoist 772 pounds.
Mar 9, 2017 - 5:37 AM
The company claims its PUREair filters offer benefits over traditional oil-based fliters
New Zealand air-tour CEO Louisa Patterson (left) has developed an in-cockpit video recorder and started Eye in the Sky to market the device. Photo: Mariano Rosales
Mar 9, 2017 - 5:27 AM
Eye in the Sky founder Louisa Patterson sought to create a helicopter video recording system after her son died in an R44 crash.
Mar 9, 2017 - 5:08 AM
The oil cooler impeller addresses a historical fin joint cracking problem.
Mar 9, 2017 - 4:36 AM
Middle Georgia State University will integrate them into its state-funded collegiate flight program.
HeliOffshore and GE Aviation are working on a data sharing system that aims to increase the safety of offshore helicopter operations.
Mar 8, 2017 - 9:34 PM
HeliOffshore and GE Aviation are jointly developing a global safety management system.
Mar 8, 2017 - 5:12 PM
Rotortrade Services offers a worldwide inventory of more than 50 helicopters.
Mar 8, 2017 - 4:36 PM
The helicopter is the first fully digital cockpit modernization upgrade of a UH-60A to fly.
Mar 8, 2017 - 4:21 PM
The system will be made available for the 369, 500N and 600N models.
Mar 8, 2017 - 3:43 PM
The Atlanta-based company has added more than $4 million in parts to its inventory.