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.

Feb 22, 2018 - 2:19 PM
PAG can sell, exchange, and offer maintenance, repair, and overhaul services for Honeywell avionics products such as the satcomm Aspire and SkyConnect.
Feb 22, 2018 - 1:08 PM
Garmin's new GFC 600H helicopter flight control system brings new safety features to the light helicopter market.
Frank Colucci
Feb 21, 2018 - 3:30 PM
Frank Colucci, senior contributing editor of Vertiflite, will receive the Salute to Excellence Award during Heli-Expo in Las Vegas this February.
Charles “Chuck” Hagen
Feb 21, 2018 - 2:30 PM
Hagen is receiving the award for his accomplishments in conducting or managing maintenance operations in the helicopter industry.
John Williams
Feb 21, 2018 - 2:00 PM
Williams, an experienced flight instructor, previously received a letter of recommendation for this award from its namesake, W.A. “Dub” Blessing.
Jonathan “JR” Roebuck
Feb 21, 2018 - 1:30 PM
Roebuck is receiving the award for his work in creating the Remote Access Project for critical care transport company LifeFlight of Maine.
Claude Vuichard
Feb 21, 2018 - 1:00 PM
Vuichard, who developed the Vuichard Recovery, will receive the Salute to Excellence Award for promoting safety in the helicopter industry.
Christchurch Helicopters
Feb 21, 2018 - 12:30 PM
The operator will receive the Salute to Excellence Sikorsky Humanitarian Award for its actions during a 2016 earthquake and 2017 wild fires in New Zealand.
Eric Bashta and Jerry Osterloh
Feb 21, 2018 - 12:00 PM
The deputies from the Riverside County sheriff’s department are receiving the Law Enforcement award for their heroic efforts in January of 2017.
Maria Rodriguez, Appareo Pilot of the Year
Feb 21, 2018 - 11:25 AM
Rodriguez is receiving the award for her actions during Hurricanes Irma and Maria.