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.

February 12, 2019, 12:28 PM

Kopter Plans Mollis, Switzerland Plant Expansion

Kopter Group plans to open its new plant in Switzerland in 2021

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Aircrane in flight
Jan 29, 2019 - 11:01 AM
An Erickson Aircrane crashed near a dam while firefighting in Victoria.
Jan 24, 2019 - 10:52 AM
Colorado congressmen propose a 10 percent tax credit against the cost of installing crash resistant fuel systems in EMS helicopters.
Jan 23, 2019 - 12:58 PM
Russian light twin helicopter now approved for takeoff and landing at altitudes up to 3,500 meters.
Jan 23, 2019 - 12:21 PM
Orders are up, but deliveries are down for Airbus Helicopters in 2018.
Boeing passenger air vehicle
Jan 23, 2019 - 11:56 AM
Boeing NeXT's fully autonomous electric vertical takeoff and landing prototype aircraft made its first flight January 22nd.
inReach Mini
Jan 23, 2019 - 11:56 AM
The inReach Mini satellite communicator offers a lightweight and simple means of communicating via text anywhere in the world.
Jan 22, 2019 - 7:59 PM
A pair of drones were detected Tuesday night in the approach path for Newark Liberty Airport at 3,500 feet.
Jan 21, 2019 - 11:43 AM
World's largest maker of recreational drones promises tighter controls in wake of financial scandal.
Jan 17, 2019 - 9:52 AM
After years of decline, spending on offshore energy projects is expected to grow faster than onshore in 2019
Jan 16, 2019 - 3:32 PM
Investor says proposed Bristow-Columbia deal is unfair to current shareholders.