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.

Sep 19, 2019 - 5:21 PM
A concept would use platforms in space to collect solar radiation that would be turned into microwave energy and transmitted to earth to disrupt storms.
Airbus Helicopters EC145e
Sep 16, 2019 - 12:48 PM
First U.S.-made Airbus EC145e delivery is part of a 25-ship order from Metro Aviation.
Sep 15, 2019 - 6:29 AM
Technology seen as critical to expanding unmanned aircraft operations
Sep 12, 2019 - 9:45 AM
The emergency airworthiness directive mandates inspections of recently delivered Airbus Helicopters AS350Be and EC130 T2 models.
drone picture
Sep 6, 2019 - 10:53 AM
The UAS traffic management pilot program has shown that unmanned and manned aircraft can coexist at low altitudes without ATC
H215 on ramp
Sep 6, 2019 - 10:21 AM
Heavy twin being delivered to German Federal Police
Sep 6, 2019 - 9:42 AM
Helicopter Leonardo is teaming with aviation training company CAE USA to offer training to U.S. government customers
David Balevic
Sep 6, 2019 - 8:27 AM
David Balevic is CHC's new CEO; Imran Hayat named executive Vice President
James Ketchell with gyrocopter
Sep 6, 2019 - 7:54 AM
Adventurer James Ketchell is flying a gyrocopter around-the-world to raise money for charity
Hidron stratospheric glider
Sep 3, 2019 - 10:53 AM
Stratodynamics plans to drop its HIdron glider from 114,000 feet soon