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.

Switchblade on road
Jul 24, 2019 - 9:52 AM
Flying car has attracted almost 1,000 "reservations."
NASA UAM testbed
Jul 24, 2019 - 6:57 AM
Modified Columbia 300 will be used to test various facets of fully autonomous flight.
Jul 24, 2019 - 1:59 AM
Airbus executive says better batteries needed before eVTOLs will gain wider acceptance
Jul 23, 2019 - 11:18 PM
Hight performance piston single manufacturer also announces useful load increase program, says more factory aftermarket upgrade programs coming
Jul 23, 2019 - 11:13 PM
Non-profit group has now awarded more than 100 flight training scholarships to handicapped aspiring aviators
Kopter SH09
Jul 23, 2019 - 8:30 AM
Metro Aviation has indicated its intent to purchase five Kopter SH09 singles upon certification
Epic E1000
Jul 23, 2019 - 4:40 AM
Epic says it has 87 orders for its $3.25 million turboprop single.
Jabir Watt eSTOL
Jul 23, 2019 - 4:11 AM
Dr. David Ullman says his eSTOL design is more efficient than eVTOLs
Jul 23, 2019 - 3:03 AM
FAA certification head Earl Lawrence counsels UAM designers to stress the safety case.
VerdeGo UAS
Jul 23, 2019 - 2:09 AM
Engine maker Continental is investing in eVTOL builder VerdeGo