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.
Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 will include real-time live traffic from all over the world, provided by FlightAware.
Two Colorado congressman are continuing push for mandatory crash resistant fuel systems (CRFS) in all helicopter air ambulances.
Helicopter operators can now install Garmin's GI 275 electronic flight instruments.
Moldovan police raided a factory in Cruileni allegedly making unauthorized copies of Russian Kamov-26 coaxial rotor utility helicopters.
The Stratos 716X single-engine, 4-6 seat personal jet made its first flight July 2 from the company’s plant in Redmond, Oregon .
Airbus Helicopters’ medium twin H160 received EASA type certification approval on July 1.
UAE's Horizon International Flight Academy achieved the milestone with the 12 Bell 505 light singles it's received since January.
FlightSafety's new mixed-reality training devices will expand pilot training opportunities and help lower training costs.
For pilots stuck without the ability to stay current by flying, desktop simulation offers are potent alternative.
Chuck Aaron's helicopter upset and instrument training coming to Southern Utah University.