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 21, 2020, 1:30 PM

Bell Flies Electric Anti-torque on 429

Bell has been test flying an electric anti-torque system on its 429 light twin since May.

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Feb 14, 2020 - 3:16 PM
The FAA’s Honolulu Flight Standards District Office (FSDO) is under fresh scrutiny following the filing of a two separate whistleblower complaints.
Feb 14, 2020 - 12:51 PM
Leonardo broke ground on a new, larger regional helicopter customer service center in Itapevi, Brazil.
Feb 13, 2020 - 6:27 PM
Draganfly is evaluating a sensors and AI software that could be used to screen crowds for symptoms of dangerous contagions.
Feb 13, 2020 - 11:45 AM
Results from the 2020 edition of the European General Aviation Survey will be used by EASA to help improve GA safety policies.
Feb 13, 2020 - 9:32 AM
Airbus delivered 332 helicopters in 2019 and logged gross orders for 369 rotorcraft.
Feb 13, 2020 - 9:06 AM
Bell is hosting an event for its parapublic customers on show Monday at its Singapore facility
Feb 12, 2020 - 4:38 PM
Leonardo&Codemar S.A. will deliver urban security, new infrastructure, and helicopter-based services under a joint venture.
Feb 12, 2020 - 3:16 PM
Community acceptance will be the key driver when it comes to urban air mobility.
Feb 12, 2020 - 11:26 AM
Garmin has received FAA STC approval for the GFC 600H helicopter flight control system in the Airbus Helicopters AS350 B2/B3 single.
Feb 11, 2020 - 1:28 PM
S.A.F.E. Structure Designs has developed a unique pitch adjustment tool for all models of Robinson helicopters.