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.

Nov 24, 2020 - 8:40 AM
Blade India using Bell 407 and Airbus H130 aircraft to slash travel times.
Nov 24, 2020 - 8:13 AM
Helicopter spun near the runway and impacted terrain at night, in fog.
Nov 24, 2020 - 7:22 AM
Russian Helicopters has made its first European delivery of an Ansat light twin.
Nov 23, 2020 - 2:36 PM
Bell has appointed Rheinland Air Service (RAS) as the first authorized German dealer for the Bell 505 turbine light single.
Andrew Rene Hernandez
Nov 22, 2020 - 2:53 PM
The pilot of drone that hit an LAPD helicopter is facing federal charges for the unsafe operation of an unmanned aircraft.
GippsAero GA8 Airvan
Nov 20, 2020 - 10:11 AM
India’s Mahindra Aerospace has shuttered its GippsAero subsidiary in Australia that had manufactured the GA8 Airvan.
Embraer electric Ipanema
Nov 20, 2020 - 8:29 AM
Energy group EDP is acquiring energy storage and battery charging technologies that will support Embraer's light electric aircraft program.
Nov 19, 2020 - 6:25 PM
The BlueMAX data transfer unit offers a method to download engine and flight data from compatible avionics.
Sikorsky president Dan Schultz
Nov 19, 2020 - 1:51 PM
Sikorsky Aircraft president Dan Schultz will retire in early 2021, be replaced by Lockheed Martin executive Paul Lemmo.
Garmin Pilot
Nov 18, 2020 - 10:15 AM
Pilots can more easily view airspace and obstacles that might affect their flight path on the new version of the Garmin Pilot app.