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.

August 16, 2019, 10:21 AM

AirVenture 2019

The past, present, and future appeared together at the GA mecca

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Aug 7, 2019 - 10:55 AM
Airwolf Aerospace's new elastomeric bearings for the Bell 407 main rotor head offer operators a lower-cost option for replacement parts.
Aug 7, 2019 - 10:38 AM
Onboard's new helicopter cargo hook cockpit display receives FAA approval for the Airbus H125; approvals for other helicopters pending.
Aug 6, 2019 - 1:01 AM
Skyguide , AirMap, and the Swiss Federal Office of Civil Aviation (FOCA) have deployed a flight information system for drones
Aug 5, 2019 - 1:32 PM
Demonstration BVLOS pipeline inspection flight used Echodyne radars
Aug 2, 2019 - 1:13 PM
AeroTEC is using UAS for runway inspections in Washington, claiming significant cost savings.
Aug 2, 2019 - 12:45 PM
Precise Flite's Pulselite pulsing lighting system increases visibility, helping reflect the speed and directional movement of the aircraft.
Aug 2, 2019 - 10:30 AM
Rabbit Aviation Services, the lone FBO at San Carlos Airport, is the state's first seller of Swift Fuels UL94 unleaded avgas.
Jul 31, 2019 - 2:03 PM
ASO, Cobham, Inertial Labs test satcom for commercial UAS beyond line of sight flights
Jul 31, 2019 - 12:24 PM
Era Group posted modest Q2 net income while CHC said it is open to a merger
Jul 29, 2019 - 12:05 PM
Georgia man pleads guilty to attempted drone delivery of marijuana to prisoners.