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.

Aspen
Apr 9, 2020 - 9:36 AM
Aspen Avionics is offering discounts on the purchase of multiple displays and on safety features.
Apr 8, 2020 - 10:25 PM
Air Ambulances Seek $363.5 Million In Emergency Covid-19 Relief
Apr 6, 2020 - 8:04 AM
EASA has issued guidance for continued helicopter operations in the face of the continuing Covid-19 pandemic.
P92JS
Apr 3, 2020 - 9:26 AM
Operating costs of the SmartBay sensor suite-equipped Tecnam P92JS are about half that of a light helicopter.
Helijet helicopter
Apr 3, 2020 - 8:50 AM
Responding to the Covid-19 crisis, Helijet is offering free flights to medical professionals in the Vancouver area.
air ambulance in flight
Apr 2, 2020 - 10:19 AM
Responding to the Covid-19 pandemic, Air BP is providing free jet fuel for a number of UK air ambulance helicopter services.
Appareo Insight
Mar 31, 2020 - 6:30 PM
The new Insight app from Appareo gives pilots a clearly spelled out transcription of ATC communications.
Mar 31, 2020 - 11:11 AM
The Flordia-based airplane manufacturer established the production line last week after developing a successful prototype.
The London Heliport at Battersea
Mar 30, 2020 - 11:18 AM
The London Heliport at Battersea is closed until at least April 13.
EpiShuttle
Mar 30, 2020 - 10:41 AM
German helicopter air ambulance service DRF Luftrettung will begin transporting Covid-19 patients in “EpiShuttles” this week to protect patients and crew.