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.

Jun 12, 2019 - 11:52 AM
A new white paper from the National Air Transportation Association highlights the lack of regulations relevant to Urban Air Mobility ground operations.
Jun 11, 2019 - 4:07 PM
Plus Power acquires EnergyOr, maker of ultralight hydrogen fuel cells for UAVs and other robotics
Jun 11, 2019 - 11:42 AM
EmbraerX's concept eVTOL features aft ducted thrusters and eight vertical lift rotors.
Jun 11, 2019 - 10:59 AM
Consulting firm Deloitte sees $17 billion U.S. eVTOL market by 2040; but 80 percent of those surveyed say vehicles unsafe
Jun 10, 2019 - 5:38 PM
Pilot, the sole occupant, is killed when an AW109E makes a hard landing and catches fire atop New York office tower
DRF helicopter
Jun 5, 2019 - 6:34 PM
DRF Luftrettung recently completed modifications for a BK-117 C1 that will be based aboard the research vessel Polarstern
Jun 5, 2019 - 2:03 PM
Colorado construction company receives Part 107 waiver for flight over people with a DJI drone outfitted with a parachute.
Jun 4, 2019 - 2:05 PM
Honeywell will display its new compact FBW control system for UAM vehicles next week at Uber Elevate.
Bell 505
Jun 4, 2019 - 12:05 PM
Bell 505 FAA TC gets increased performance information to 22,500 feet.
eFlyer 2
May 30, 2019 - 8:26 AM
BlackBird Air believes that electric airplanes will help lower barriers to entry for general aviation travelers.