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.

October 10, 2019, 11:31 AM

Porsche and Boeing Team On Urban Air Mobility

Porsche and Boeing are developing a concept eVTOL and will jointly explore the "premium" UAM space.

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Sep 26, 2019 - 3:34 PM
Airbus unit Voom said it would begin on-demand, per-seat helicopter service in the San Francisco Bay Area.
AW109 Trekker in flight
Sep 25, 2019 - 2:39 PM
The first Leonardo VIP Trekker light twin helicopter is on display this week at the Monaco Yacht Show
SyberJet SJ30i
Sep 24, 2019 - 9:16 AM
Revised SJ30 will have new Honeywell avionics
 Safran, ZF Luftfahrttechnik (ZFL)
Sep 23, 2019 - 9:33 AM
Safran's new unmanned turboprop engine will fly up to 45,000 feet and produce fewer emissions
Sep 19, 2019 - 5:21 PM
A concept would use platforms in space to collect solar radiation that would be turned into microwave energy and transmitted to earth to disrupt storms.
Airbus Helicopters EC145e
Sep 16, 2019 - 12:48 PM
First U.S.-made Airbus EC145e delivery is part of a 25-ship order from Metro Aviation.
Sep 15, 2019 - 6:29 AM
Technology seen as critical to expanding unmanned aircraft operations
Sep 12, 2019 - 9:45 AM
The emergency airworthiness directive mandates inspections of recently delivered Airbus Helicopters AS350Be and EC130 T2 models.
drone picture
Sep 6, 2019 - 10:53 AM
The UAS traffic management pilot program has shown that unmanned and manned aircraft can coexist at low altitudes without ATC
H215 on ramp
Sep 6, 2019 - 10:21 AM
Heavy twin being delivered to German Federal Police