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.

May 8, 2020 - 12:03 PM
Perot promotes Fort Worth Alliance airport complex as home for UAS, eVTOL development.
Airbus H135
May 7, 2020 - 12:44 PM
Transport Canada has granted certification validation to the Airbus Helicopters H135 light twin equipped with the Helionix aviation system.
May 6, 2020 - 3:16 PM
The pilot was non-responsive before his ship rolled inverted.
Houston police department fleet
May 4, 2020 - 11:28 AM
Houston Police are investigating the fatal Saturday morning crash of one of the department’s helicopters as a homicide.
Scott Donnelly
Apr 30, 2020 - 1:38 PM
Textron CEO Scott Donnelly sees a bright future for the company’s Bell unit.
Apr 29, 2020 - 9:53 AM
Improved earnings on the military side of the helicopter business have balanced disappointing news from the struggling oil and gas sector.
aera 760
Apr 29, 2020 - 9:17 AM
Garmin's new aera 760 portable GPS navigator adds many avionics-like features in a compact 7-inch display.
Apr 29, 2020 - 8:48 AM
Fulcrum Labs and Aviation Institute of Maintenance have partnered to offer more online training for A&P mechanic students.
Apr 28, 2020 - 10:23 PM
The U.S. Helicopter Safety Team has released a new recommended practice training guide to mitigate risks, including plans based on real acccidents.
Apr 28, 2020 - 8:54 PM
Flying in masks and gloves and distancing from cabin medical crews is now required conduct for emergency helicopter pilots.