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.
Rapidly changing localized weather and pilot fatigue are two possible contributors to the fatal crash of an air tour helicopter in Hawaii.
Hawaii air tour stakeholders have formed a task force to deal with the fallout from recent accidents there.
Garmin's new GI 275 touchscreen electronic display is designed to replace older mechanical and electric instruments.
Tailwind Technologies has acquired Oklahoma-based Quality Aircraft Accessories.
Leonardo selected to provide up to 130 training helicopters to U.S. Navy in a deal potentially worth $650 million.
Australia air-dropping carrots to feed starving wildlife.
Helicopter training industry veteran Nick Mayhew is the new industry co-chairman of the United States Helicopter Safety Team (USHST).
Swift Tactical Systems has won a $17 Million contract to provide Bahamas government agencies with an unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) program.
Garmin unveiled the newest version of its GTN series of GPS/navcoms.
Bell is demonstrating how a smart city of the future could incorporate urban air mobility vehicles running under autonomous control.