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.

Bristow
Dec 28, 2021 - 9:00 AM
Bristow says 66 percent of its search and rescue missions in the Gulf of Mexico were Covid-related.
Dec 28, 2021 - 8:19 AM
Development of its new turbine single helicopter is "right on schedule," according to Hill Helicopters.
Dec 27, 2021 - 11:38 AM
AGCO's acquisition of ADS-B avionics manufacturer Appareo should close in January 2022.
SR20
Dec 27, 2021 - 6:44 AM
K-State Salina took delivery of its first of five Cirrus SR20 piston singles.
H145D3
Dec 24, 2021 - 9:51 AM
Bavaria’s new five-bladed Airbus H145D3 helicopters will replace H135s operated by its police force.
Dec 23, 2021 - 12:47 PM
A move to cooperate on 5C interference comes after Airbus and Boeing CEOs called on the Biden Administration to delay the rollout of 5G C-band.
H135
Dec 23, 2021 - 11:15 AM
Spain's government will use new Airbus Helicopters H135s for pilot training and law enforcement.
Dec 21, 2021 - 1:01 PM
Nolen, who will lead a team of more than 7,600 FAA employees, succeeds Ali Bahrami, who stepped down at the end of June.
Dec 21, 2021 - 11:22 AM
New Mi-171 variant designed to serve offshore energy market.
Dec 21, 2021 - 10:36 AM
Coptersafety currently offers FAA-approved programs for the Leonardo AW139.