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.

Jan 29, 2020 - 8:50 AM
Lufthansa Aviation Training and DRF Luftrettung have teamed to demonstrate their combined pilot training expertise at Heli-Expo 2020.
Airbus H125
Jan 29, 2020 - 7:16 AM
The FastFin system augments tail rotor authority to provide greater control and increased useful load.
Universal Clear Vision family
Jan 29, 2020 - 6:57 AM
Universal's concept avionics suite aims to provide greater head-up operation in critical flight phases and low visibility conditions.
Airbus H225
Jan 29, 2020 - 6:00 AM
New modifications for the H225 helicopter include an updated medical wall, a stretcher installation, a loud hailer and an enhanced vision system.
Airbus Helicopters CEO Bruno Even Photo: Barry Ambrose
Jan 28, 2020 - 10:04 PM
Airbus Helicopters touted 100M fleet hours, product improvements, and new orders at Heli-Expo 2020.
Jan 28, 2020 - 8:30 PM
STC-holders StandardAero and Robertson Fuel Systems report significant interest from Canadian operators following receipt of Transport Canada certification
Bell 525
Jan 28, 2020 - 7:14 PM
Flight testing of the Bell 525 is expected to be completed when the four test helicopters reach 2,000 hours in the next few months.
Jan 28, 2020 - 6:09 PM
StandardAero and Robertson Fuel Systems hand over the first two Canadian-bound of the crash-resistant fuel tanks.
Kaman K-Max
Jan 28, 2020 - 4:58 PM
Proved in combat, Kamen touts at Heli-Expo progress on UAS K-Max for military and commercial ops.
Jan 28, 2020 - 4:24 PM
Defense wins, new training academy bouy Leonardo's Philadelphia operations.