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.

Redbird
Aug 23, 2021 - 11:58 AM
The new Redbird Pro App uses machine learning to customize a pilot's proficiency training program.
Aug 23, 2021 - 8:59 AM
Lockheed Martin says it is closing Sikorsky's Coatesville, Pennsylvania plant early next year.
Aug 20, 2021 - 6:50 AM
Aerobility, a UK-based charity offering disabled people the opportunity to fly, has added its fifth aircraft, a two-seat Grob G109B motor glider.
Leonardo Helicopters AW119Kx
Aug 17, 2021 - 9:45 AM
Western New York air ambulance provider Mercy Flight Central has ordered four IFR certified Leonardo Helicopters AW119Kx singles.
Five-bladed ADAC H145
Aug 17, 2021 - 7:21 AM
German air ambulance provider ADAC has taken delivery of two five-bladed Airbus H145s and announced plans to upgrade its H145 fleet to the same config.
Aug 12, 2021 - 12:58 PM
Passengers sue for mental distress after crew recovers from botched oil rig approaches, vortex ring state spin.
Aug 12, 2021 - 10:43 AM
Dairy Queen drop-in lands helicopter pilot in the dock.
Aug 10, 2021 - 11:15 AM
Canadian air ambulance operator Stars has become the first North American operator of the five-bladed Airbus Helicopters H145 light twin.
Erickson
Aug 9, 2021 - 8:17 AM
Erickson seeks partner to help fund new technology, MRO expansion.
First crop dusting flight from 1921
Aug 6, 2021 - 11:58 AM
This week marks a milestone in general aviation history, the centennial anniversary of agricultural aviation.