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.

On March 21 it was 20 years since Breitling Orbiter 3 landed.
Mar 22, 2019 - 2:41 PM
Piccard said historic achievement, peobably the last great aviation achievement of the 20th Century, seems like "only yesterday."
Mar 22, 2019 - 9:11 AM
Impairment charge, lower Air Medical profit contribute to PHI's 2018 $141 million loss
Sabrewing UAV in flight
Mar 18, 2019 - 11:37 AM
Sabrewing and Alaska tribe ink deal for aircraft, test range, and joint venture
Mar 15, 2019 - 8:00 AM
PHI said it would continue to operate while it restructures under federal bankruptcy protection.
AW109 Trekker
Mar 14, 2019 - 4:00 AM
Leonardo said it holds orders for more than 60 Trekkers from customers in Europe, North and Latin America, and Asia.
Mar 13, 2019 - 4:09 PM
Aided by the success of its helicopter division, Leonardo posts strong 2018 financial results.
HUD
Mar 13, 2019 - 8:10 AM
MyGoFlight's head-up display offers a lower-cost HUD option for light singles through light jets.
Wingly
Mar 13, 2019 - 7:11 AM
Despite flight sharing proving controversial, Wingly believes it can persuade industry that its users are complying with regulations.
Mar 11, 2019 - 11:38 AM
Two were aboard a Bristow Bell 407 that crashed on Sunday near Galliano, Louisiana
Mar 11, 2019 - 11:01 AM
Credit rating agency Moody's downgrades $750 million worth of Bristow debt, citing a variety of company problems