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.

Upgraded cockpit of a Beechcraft Debonair
Jan 11, 2023 - 12:39 PM
Avionics installer ASI highlighted Garmin avionics upgrades on two high-performance single-engine airplanes.
Airbus H125 helicopter
Jan 11, 2023 - 10:19 AM
EuroSafety International will offer an Airbus H125 ground school at this year's HAI Heli-Expo.
Helicopter rotor head
Jan 10, 2023 - 11:23 AM
FAA issues new advisory circular on heliport planning, design, and construction
5 persons inflight secured to Boost Systems' Helicopter External Cargo hoist
Jan 9, 2023 - 10:07 AM
Boost Systems has received Transport Canada STC approval for its personnel carrying device system for transport category rotorcraft.
Helicopter equipped with Garmin GI 275 avionics in flight
Jan 5, 2023 - 11:32 AM
Garmin has received FAA supplemental type certificate approval to install its GI 275 electronic flight instrument in Airbus AStar helicopters.
FPL Air One uncrewed aerial vehicle
Jan 5, 2023 - 10:56 AM
FCC Notice of Proposed Rulemaking seeks comment on mandatory radio licenses and potential spectrum interference for UAS operations.
Jan 3, 2023 - 11:07 AM
Pilot dies after Embraer Phenom 300 crashes on takeoff in Provo, Utah.
Sea World Helicopters Airbus EC130B4 tour helicopter
Jan 2, 2023 - 7:40 AM
Four dead, nine injured after pair of Airbus EC-130B4 air tour helicopters collide near Australian theme park
Electro Smart Hangar
Jan 2, 2023 - 7:11 AM
When it comes to battery charging, you can't treat an eVTOL aircraft like a Tesla car, says Australia's Electro.
Robinson R66 helicopter in flight over city
Dec 27, 2022 - 11:26 AM
Loose tail rotor tips prompted a Robinson service bulletin affecting all of its helicopter models.