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.
Officials in Colorado have voted to incentivize the introduction of UL94 unleaded avgas and introduce it at Centennial Airport as soon as practical.
NATA looks to counter a legistlative proposal from AOPA and others calling for the establishment of GA ramps at public use airports.
APP Jet Center at San Francisco-area Hayward Executive Airport has added UL94 unleaded avgas to its fuel offerings.
Finland-based Coptersafety offers pilot training in the Airbus Helicopters H145 and Leonardo AW139 and AW169.
Cockpit upgrades help helicopters maintain economic viability and avoid obsolescence.
EASA has certified the AW169 for skid gear and single-pilot advanced IFR search and rescue operations.
ForeFlight's latest Sentry ADS-B receiver adds a flight data recorder, larger battery, and a g-meter, among other features.
Helicopter lessor Milestone has placed a pair of Sikorsky S-92s with China's CITIC Offshore Helicopter.
A vortex ring state study undertaken by EASA will focus on recovery methods for various helicopter types.
The newly-opened Skyway Center at San Carlos Airport offers 50,000 sq ft of hangar space in an upscale complex aimed at general aviation owners.