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.

AeroDisplay head-up display installed in aircraft
Feb 27, 2023 - 10:54 AM
AeroBrigham plans to expand the approvals for the AeroDisplay head-up display into the Part 27 helicopter market.
Skyryse FlightOS automated flight control system in Robinson R66 helicopter
Feb 23, 2023 - 11:45 AM
Skyryse aims to install its FlightOS automated flight deck on existing aircraft such as the Robinson R66 helicopter.
model holding glass of St. Nicholas Brewing Company beer in front of business aircraft parked on airport at Southern Illinois Airport
Feb 17, 2023 - 12:26 PM
Guests at Southern Illinois Airport will be able to sample the first beer brewed at a general aviation airport starting next week.
Aspen Avionics display
Feb 3, 2023 - 10:12 AM
Aspen Avionics has released a software update with Garmin GFC 600 autopilot interface capability.
Lightspeed Delta Zulu aircraft headset
Feb 1, 2023 - 8:16 AM
Lightspeed aims to usher in a new era of sensor-equipped headsets to make flying safer.
Hill HX50 helicopter
Feb 1, 2023 - 8:07 AM
Hill plans to begin flight testing of its HX50 helicopter later this year.
Iridium Go! exec satellite communicator (Phone: Iridium)
Jan 31, 2023 - 12:52 PM
The new Iridium Go! exec satellite communications device has been tested in light aircraft and delivers higher-speed connectivity.
Jan 30, 2023 - 4:23 PM
Enstrom flies its first new production helicopter since reopening in May 2022, a 480B.
Avfuel-branded FBOs at SDC 2023
Jan 25, 2023 - 12:32 PM
The company reflects on its history and looks ahead at NBAA's Schedulers and Dispatchers Conference this week in Nashville.
Spring Adamo (fourth from right) presents check to Midge Donald for Dress for Success New Orleans (Photo: Curt Epstein)
Jan 23, 2023 - 8:51 AM
Spring Adamo, a longtime business aviation scheduler and former chair of the S&D Committee, is this year’s recipient of the S&D Leadership Award.