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.

Sep 1, 2021 - 11:33 AM
CHC Helicopter Group (CHC) has completed its acquisition of Babcock International’s offshore oil-and-gas aviation business.
Comlux created a relaxing spacious room in this rendering of an ACJ320neo interior. The company has already delivered two ACJ320neo interiors, one last fall and another this spring. A third will be delivered this fall, and a fourth is in the completion process.
Sep 1, 2021 - 9:00 AM
Highlights of a remarkable turnaround year
Chicago Vertiport
Sep 1, 2021 - 9:00 AM
Vertiport Chicago adds customers including Blade, anticipates future eVTOL operations.
Guimbal Cabri G2
Aug 30, 2021 - 4:56 PM
Nearly 300 Cabri G2s have been delivered worldwide.
Aug 30, 2021 - 10:33 AM
Air Methods unit will convert Sikorsky S-70s into Firehawk firefighters.
Hill HX50
Aug 24, 2021 - 9:34 AM
Hill Helicopters said it would offer its turbine single with an option of either wheeled or skid gear.
Aug 23, 2021 - 4:11 PM
Critics target heliports, civil operations
Redbird
Aug 23, 2021 - 11:58 AM
The new Redbird Pro App uses machine learning to customize a pilot's proficiency training program.
Aug 23, 2021 - 8:59 AM
Lockheed Martin says it is closing Sikorsky's Coatesville, Pennsylvania plant early next year.
Aug 20, 2021 - 6:50 AM
Aerobility, a UK-based charity offering disabled people the opportunity to fly, has added its fifth aircraft, a two-seat Grob G109B motor glider.