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.

MD Helicopters
Apr 29, 2021 - 3:42 PM
MD Helicopters hopes improved customer support will make it a player again in the commercial helicopter market.
Airbus H160
Apr 29, 2021 - 10:51 AM
While Airbus Helicopters orders and deliveries drop, increasing service revenues improve the bottom line.
CloudAhoy
Apr 28, 2021 - 6:47 PM
The addition of the flight path vector to CloudAhoy's postflight analysis tool helps pilots improve their performance.
EAA Youth Education Center (Image: EAA)
Apr 28, 2021 - 4:34 PM
The pilot training and youth education facility, next to the EAA Aviation Museum in Oshkosh, marks the first expansion of the site in 20 years.
Cessna Caravan
Apr 27, 2021 - 10:10 AM
Eastern Canada has traditionally been a strong market for the Cessna Caravan, according to Textron Aviation.
Hill Digital Cockpit
Apr 22, 2021 - 12:30 PM
Hill's HX50 digital cockpit is designed to minimize pilot workload.
Apr 21, 2021 - 4:29 PM
AOPA, EAA, and GAMA asked the FAA to issue guidance clarifying its view on a court ruling deeming that flight instructors are carrying persons for hire.
Apr 21, 2021 - 10:00 AM
The Aero 2021 show in Friedrichshafen, Germany, that was rescheduled from this month to July has been canceled due to pandemic travel restrictions.
Apr 19, 2021 - 10:40 AM
Ingenuity becomes the first aircraft to conduct controlled, powered flight on another planet.
Airbus H125
Apr 16, 2021 - 12:47 PM
EASA has certified a 10 percent power upgrade for the Safran Arriel 2D engine in the Airbus Helicopters H125 single.