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 1, 2016 - 11:00 AM
The hourly cost maintenance provider is partnering with Night Flight Concepts on its service option for law enforcement operators.
Mar 1, 2016 - 10:45 AM
The new battery pack is smaller and lighter than the previous version.
Mar 1, 2016 - 10:30 AM
The image recorder provides real-time information about in-flight performance and status.
Mar 1, 2016 - 10:10 AM
Air Evac Lifeteam has selected a fully integrated Garmin avionics suite for its fleet of Bell 206s and 407s.
Mar 1, 2016 - 10:00 AM
The carbon-fiber blades extend service life to 18,000 hours.
Mar 1, 2016 - 10:00 AM
Certification of the company’s new training and utility helicopter is expected later this year or in early 2017.
Mar 1, 2016 - 8:45 AM
L-3 has installed a line of new ADS-B products in 93 helicopter models.
Mar 1, 2016 - 8:00 AM
The new Robinson is targeting the trainer and utility markets, with a lower-cost but better-performing two-seat ship.
Feb 29, 2016 - 1:46 PM
The Rotors’n Ribs fly-in will take place on July 15 and 16 in Goshen, Indiana.
Feb 29, 2016 - 11:15 AM
The FAA’s advice is designed to help pilots avoid damage to skids from embedded lighting systems.