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.

ADAC helo flies on susatainable aviation fuel
Jun 10, 2021 - 7:58 AM
Airbus, Safran, Dassault, Onera, and the French Ministry of Transport launch study to evaluate burning 100 percent SAF.
Jun 10, 2021 - 6:57 AM
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency said it would investigate the use of one of its helicopters at a Minnesota protest.
Jun 9, 2021 - 8:40 AM
Safran Arrano engine approval brings FAA certification closer for Airbus Helicopters H160.
Jun 7, 2021 - 6:34 PM
This latest incident fuels the debate on the proper use of law enforcement helicopters.
Icon A5
Jun 7, 2021 - 5:05 PM
A group of minority shareholders have filed a lawsuit against majority shareholders saying they are attempting to move Icon Aircraft IP to China.
Jun 4, 2021 - 11:46 AM
F. Lee Bailey owned Enstrom from 1971-1979.
Pfizer vaccine
Jun 2, 2021 - 1:46 PM
The head of Pfizer's corporate flight department detailed the integral role his operation played in getting a Covid-19 vaccine to market.
Jun 2, 2021 - 12:56 PM
Gorka previously announced maintenance agreements covering Airbus EC130 and AS350 series helicopters.
Gulfstream G450
Jun 2, 2021 - 11:15 AM
In the aftermath of the Covid pandemic, some segments of used aircraft inventory cannot keep pace with demand.
Jun 2, 2021 - 10:30 AM
The NTSB concluded that spatial disorientation was the cause of the 2019 night AW139 crash in the Bahamas.