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.

Jul 27, 2020 - 11:55 AM
A cyberattack on Garmin resulted in widespread problems for aviation and sports product users.
HomeSafe autoland in Daher TBM 940
Jul 24, 2020 - 11:25 AM
Daher has received both FAA and EASA approval of its HomeSafe emergency autoland system on its TBM 940.
Jul 22, 2020 - 4:22 PM
A young flight instructor ponders the pandemic's effect on his career as a pilot while remaining hopeful about the future.
Kentucky State Police MD 530
Jul 22, 2020 - 2:59 PM
The helicopter MRO has worked on more than 20 aircraft during the Covid-19 pandemic in the last 12 weeks.
Jul 22, 2020 - 2:36 PM
RUAG Oberpfaffenhofen’s new paint and drying shop is now operational.
SkyBridge Miami
Jul 22, 2020 - 12:47 PM
The proposed 500,000 square-foot facility at Opa Locka will include hangars, offices, a hotel, and support buildings.
G3X Touch
Jul 21, 2020 - 4:07 PM
Europe-based owners of certified single-engine aircraft can now install this equipment in their aircraft.
Jul 20, 2020 - 11:25 AM
New EASA cybersecurity standards include helicopters.
AW 139
Jul 17, 2020 - 10:38 AM
The new Honeywell Primus Epic Phase 8 software will be available in the Leonardo AW139 intermediate twin.
Airbus H175
Jul 16, 2020 - 9:16 AM
NHV’s fleet accounts for more than 60 percent of the Airbus Helicopters H175’s 66,000 flight hours to date.