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.

May 22, 2019 - 11:38 AM
Drone-maker DJI will install the AirSense ADS-B system in most of its new recreational drones by 2020.
Leonardo AW609
May 19, 2019 - 7:00 AM
Leonardo Helicopters CEO said the company is "on the right path."
Transcend Vy 400 rendering
May 18, 2019 - 10:06 AM
Transcend Air plans to inaugurate commercial VTOL service in Boston and New York by 2024.
Cirrus training facility
May 17, 2019 - 3:00 PM
Cirrus says its new McKinney, Texas maintenance and training facility will be fully operational in 2020
May 17, 2019 - 12:34 PM
Recreational drones will be allowed to fly in controlled airspace at fixed sites.
May 17, 2019 - 3:00 AM
Students at high school in Ethiopia can gain an aviation qualification that can also be used as a credit towards a PPL.
Lilium founders
May 16, 2019 - 11:28 AM
Lilium hopes to have its electric jet air taxi in commercial service by 2025.
May 16, 2019 - 5:00 AM
SafeDrone's HUMS system for drones aimed at cutting maintenance and increasing safety.
May 15, 2019 - 4:53 PM
Helicopter was on a repositioning flight when it crashed near the West 30th Street heliport.
May 15, 2019 - 9:12 AM
The training guide is designed for student helicopter pilots and qualified pilots transitioning into Robinson aircraft.