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.

Oct 1, 2020 - 8:30 AM
Despite the pandemic, those of us who live and breathe aviation can't stay away from airports and aircraft.
Sep 30, 2020 - 8:49 AM
Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first five-blade H145 D3 to the Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation.
Sep 29, 2020 - 12:37 PM
DOT and FAA urged not to delay rulemaking covering remote identification requirements (ID) for unmanned aerial systems.
pilotless 208 Caravan
Sep 28, 2020 - 2:55 PM
Gaining experience with unmanned aircraft should give Reliable Robotics a leg up on the race to bring new technologies to market.
Airbus H175
Sep 25, 2020 - 8:18 AM
Omni Taxi Aereo will be the first operator for the Airbus H175 super-medium helicopter in Brazil.
Robinson R44 EcoMax
Sep 25, 2020 - 8:00 AM
Eco Helicopters is laying plans to launch a fleet of electric-powered helicopters for charter flights in southern California.
Bell 505
Sep 24, 2020 - 1:50 PM
The fleet of more than 260 in-service Bell 505 Jet Ranger X light single turbine helicopters has accumulated more than 50,000 flight hours.
HX-50 interior
Sep 24, 2020 - 1:06 PM
HX50 helicopter interior designed to mirror that of a premium luxury automobile.
Sep 23, 2020 - 1:15 PM
The operator of the fatal flight that killed Kobe Bryant, OC Helicopters, has been added to the defendant list.
Sep 23, 2020 - 10:59 AM
LCI and Sumitomo Mitsui Finance and Leasing have agreed to establish a joint-venture helicopter leasing business.