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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Jan 16, 2019 - 3:07 AM
Disi was a long-time fixture in the Tampa area aviation community.
Jan 15, 2019 - 3:32 PM
Private carriers routinely denying air ambulance claims
Jan 15, 2019 - 12:55 PM
Part 107 UAS operators would be allowed to fly at night and over people under new FAA plan.
Robinson r44 landing
Jan 14, 2019 - 5:25 PM
Phoenix Heli-Flight Chief says cockpit cams save money, improve safety
Jan 14, 2019 - 9:36 AM
Pair of Bell 525s to engage in more cold weather testing near the Arctic Circle
407GXP in flight
Jan 8, 2019 - 2:27 PM
Green Power's Foresight MX lightweight HUMS system has been approved for installation on select Bell 407 models.
Jan 8, 2019 - 9:29 AM
Fuel-cell powered UAS has more than five times the range of battery-powered aircraft.
man with drone
Jan 8, 2019 - 9:03 AM
The FAA has granted insurer State Farm the first national waiver for flights over people and beyond the pilot's visual line of sight.
Columbia Helicopters
Jan 7, 2019 - 11:46 AM
Bristow says "market conditions" prevented it from closing on its planned purchase of Columbia by the end of 2018.
Garmin G500H TXi
Jan 3, 2019 - 8:19 AM
Garmin's touchscreen TXi displays offer helicopter operators significant new capabilities.