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.
Sikorsky Firehawks prove major game-changer as California confronts another record wildfire season.
Intelligent application of new technologies promises to have a dramatic impact on helicopter safety.
GE Aviation made the first flight with its new fadec-equipped Catalyst turboprop engine this afternoon in Berlin.
ASTM’s proposed standard is designed to provide guidance for factors that will determine inspections or replacement intervals for airplane components.
CHC Helicopter is celebrating #HeliSARWeek on its social media.
Helicopter operator CHC has completed the first flight of a Sikorsky S-92 on sustainable aviation fuel.
Bell is promoting its new super-medium twin to offshore energy and military customers in the region.
Airbus Helicopters says experimental electric engine backup system could eventually lead to serial production hybrid engine models.
Phoenix PD calls Airbus H125 "best aircraft for the job."
Garmin has received FAA approval for Smart Rudder Bias in the Cessna 414A and for the GFC 600 autopilot in the Piper Meridian.