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.
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.
First U.S.-made Airbus EC145e delivery is part of a 25-ship order from Metro Aviation.
Technology seen as critical to expanding unmanned aircraft operations
The emergency airworthiness directive mandates inspections of recently delivered Airbus Helicopters AS350Be and EC130 T2 models.
The UAS traffic management pilot program has shown that unmanned and manned aircraft can coexist at low altitudes without ATC
Heavy twin being delivered to German Federal Police
Helicopter Leonardo is teaming with aviation training company CAE USA to offer training to U.S. government customers
David Balevic is CHC's new CEO; Imran Hayat named executive Vice President
Adventurer James Ketchell is flying a gyrocopter around-the-world to raise money for charity
Stratodynamics plans to drop its HIdron glider from 114,000 feet soon