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.
From July 28 to 30, the Electric Aircraft Symposium will focus on both eVTOL models and electric fixed-wing aircraft.
A-Star sustained minor damage after "an inflight collision with a hard object of polycarbonate construction."
Leonardo announced the first commercial and EMS order for its IFR-certified AW119Kx single-engine helicopter.
A California man who lasered a sheriff’s helicopter in 2017 has been sentenced to 27 months in federal prison.
Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 will include real-time live traffic from all over the world, provided by FlightAware.
Two Colorado congressman are continuing push for mandatory crash resistant fuel systems (CRFS) in all helicopter air ambulances.
Helicopter operators can now install Garmin's GI 275 electronic flight instruments.
Moldovan police raided a factory in Cruileni allegedly making unauthorized copies of Russian Kamov-26 coaxial rotor utility helicopters.
The Stratos 716X single-engine, 4-6 seat personal jet made its first flight July 2 from the company’s plant in Redmond, Oregon .
Airbus Helicopters’ medium twin H160 received EASA type certification approval on July 1.