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.
Airbus is expanding the flight envelope of its VSR700 optionally piloted vehicle (OPV), recently achieving forward speeds of 60 knots.
Aero Asset notes a "parallel decline in both transactions and supply.”
Textron Aviation has unveiled an optional package on the 75th anniversary of the Beech Bonanza that pays tribute to Olive Ann Beech.
The operator of a drone that struck an LAPD AStar last year has been sentenced to a $500 fine and probation.
The manufacturer's new charger offers more power and flexibility with Type-C and Type-A USB ports.
Derazona Helicopters in Indonesia has ordered an Airbus Helicopters H160 intermediate twin to service the local oil and gas sector.
Leonardo is readying to open its new training center in a few weeks and begin deliveries of its new TH-73A program.
Golden Hour honorees, the University of Maryland UAS Test Site Team and Medical Center, developed a drone with monitoring equipment to deliver organs.
Safran Helicopter Engines has signed a new Support-By-Hour (SBH) contract with the German federal police.
Bell continues to move cautiously on its two marquis electric demonstration aircraft, the Nexus and APT.