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.
Russian Helicopters has received certification approval for its new “Aurus” executive cabin in its light twin Ansat.
Safran Helicopter Engines opened its new $54 million, 355,000 square-foot industrial campus in the city of Tarnos in southwest France.
Bell has been test flying an electric anti-torque system on its 429 light twin since May.
A new study by PricewaterhouseCoopers demonstrates that general aviation is an economic powerhouse for the U.S. economy
A fire in a Cirrus Vision Jet at Santa Monica Airport in December resulted in issuance of an emergency airworthiness directive.
The FAA’s Honolulu Flight Standards District Office (FSDO) is under fresh scrutiny following the filing of a two separate whistleblower complaints.
Leonardo broke ground on a new, larger regional helicopter customer service center in Itapevi, Brazil.
Draganfly is evaluating a sensors and AI software that could be used to screen crowds for symptoms of dangerous contagions.
Results from the 2020 edition of the European General Aviation Survey will be used by EASA to help improve GA safety policies.
Airbus delivered 332 helicopters in 2019 and logged gross orders for 369 rotorcraft.