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.

sikorsky S-76
Oct 29, 2020 - 1:54 PM
N76DT, s/n 760351 is listed by Aero Asset with a price of “make offer,” but is believed to have a market value near $800,000.
Oct 29, 2020 - 12:15 PM
Russian Helicopters has launched an operations pilot test program for its Mi-8/171 twin in Indonesia on the islands of Sumatra and Kalimantan.
Oct 28, 2020 - 1:34 PM
The FAA is conducting more business virtually in Covid-19 era: 5,000 Zoom meetings a day.
Oct 27, 2020 - 4:27 PM
FAA hopes to have a proposed rule mandating broader safety management systems (SMS) ready by 2022.
Oct 22, 2020 - 12:04 PM
Air Methods settled a seven-year class action suit brought by its California flight crews.
Bell 407GXi
Oct 22, 2020 - 11:29 AM
The delivery marks the fifth Bell sent to Poland this year.
Oct 21, 2020 - 2:00 PM
Accident triggered by "perfect storm of circumstances."
Oct 19, 2020 - 2:33 PM
Airline pilots claim to have spotted pilots flying in "jetpacks" at thousands of feet near LAX, but could that be possible?
Oct 19, 2020 - 11:46 AM
The Helicopter Company will provide a Leonardo AW139 helicopter and crew to support construction of the Kingdom's massive Red Sea project.
Oct 13, 2020 - 3:23 PM
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue (MDFR) has taken delivery of the first of four AW139s ordered last year.