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.

Leonardo flight support center
Aug 6, 2020 - 3:29 PM
Leonardo broke ground this week on its U.S. Navy TH-73A temporary support facility at the Peter Prince Airport in Milton, FL.
Aug 5, 2020 - 12:15 PM
Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the air ambulance industry is holding its own—for now.
inadvertent instrument meteorological conditions course
Aug 4, 2020 - 11:25 AM
Aircraft insurer USAIG customers can now use their $2,500 Safety Bucks To Cover Airbus Helicopters' IIMC Course.
Aug 3, 2020 - 10:32 AM
Some 39 Sikorsky S-92s, comprising 19 percent of the global market, remain parked during the downturn.
Aug 3, 2020 - 9:00 AM
Changing regulations takes a long time, and there ought to be a simpler way to create mandates for safety improvements.
Bell Nexus
Aug 3, 2020 - 8:54 AM
Bell is using augmented and virtual reality, computer gaming technology, to develop new aircraft.
Jul 31, 2020 - 7:58 AM
GECAS has written down the value of its Milestone Aviation helicopter leasing unit by $729 million.
SimVenture
Jul 30, 2020 - 6:51 PM
While this year's EAA AirVenture show was canceled, there was a way for pilots to try their hand at flying into a simulated version of the iconic airfield.
Airvan
Jul 29, 2020 - 10:35 AM
The Australian aircraft manufacturer has seen sales and deliveries of its GA8 Airvan dry up during the pandemic.
Milestone Aviation S-92
Jul 27, 2020 - 6:14 PM
Used helicopter values sink under the pressures of pandemic, cheap oil, and scarce credit.