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.

CHC Sikorsky S-92
Sep 23, 2021 - 1:39 PM
Helicopter operator CHC has completed the first flight of a Sikorsky S-92 on sustainable aviation fuel.
Sep 22, 2021 - 11:09 AM
Bell is promoting its new super-medium twin to offshore energy and military customers in the region.
Airbus H130 Flightlab
Sep 21, 2021 - 10:27 AM
Airbus Helicopters says experimental electric engine backup system could eventually lead to serial production hybrid engine models.
Airbus H125
Sep 16, 2021 - 10:01 AM
Phoenix PD calls Airbus H125 "best aircraft for the job."
GFC 600
Sep 15, 2021 - 10:29 AM
Garmin has received FAA approval for Smart Rudder Bias in the Cessna 414A and for the GFC 600 autopilot in the Piper Meridian.
Blade
Sep 14, 2021 - 8:09 AM
Blade said it will merge its MediMobility business with Trinity Air Medical, which it has signed an agreement to acquire.
GFC 600H
Sep 13, 2021 - 1:08 PM
Garmin's GFC 600H helicopter flight control system has been certified in the Bell 505, the company's second rotorcraft application for the system.
Sep 13, 2021 - 11:12 AM
Thales has begun flight testing its compact FlytX helicopter avionics suite in a Helicopteres Guimbal Cabri G2.
Sep 10, 2021 - 11:08 AM
Wheels Up has partnered with RedTail Flight Academy to offer internships to graduates of the academy's commercial pilot training program.
Sep 8, 2021 - 12:51 PM
Becker Avionics and Iris Automation are developing a non-required safety-enhancing equipment collision avoidance safety system for GA aircraft and UAVs.