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.

April 15, 2021, 6:03 PM

Pandemic Spurs Airbus Helicopters Training Changes

Airbus Helicopters has enhanced its distance learning capabilities and is now making many of those permanent.

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Apr 15, 2021 - 6:03 PM
Airbus Helicopters has enhanced its distance learning capabilities and is now making many of those permanent.
David Fox
Apr 15, 2021 - 2:53 PM
HAI recognized David Fox, who has a maintenance and training career spanning five decades, with its Maintenance Excellence Award.
H145
Apr 15, 2021 - 12:15 PM
The Biden administration has indicated that it is going all-in on offshore wind, particularly in the New York Bight.
Safran Aneto
Apr 15, 2021 - 9:03 AM
Safran anticipates handing over the Aneto-1X engines mid-year for 2022 Airbus Helicopters Racer flight trials that will prove out an "eco mode."
SkyVis
Apr 14, 2021 - 4:46 PM
Universal Avionics sees plenty of opportunity for its ClearVision EFVS and SkyVis wearable HUD in the rotorcraft market.
John Cooper
Apr 14, 2021 - 3:31 PM
John Cooper, the longest-serving pilot and safety and training officer for the Columbus (Ohio) Division of Police, is HAI's Law Enforcement Award Honoree.
Apr 14, 2021 - 2:41 PM
LCA recently leased two Leonardo AW109SPs to UK-based Sloane Helicopters through a co-investing vehicle formed with LCM Partners.
Airbus VSR700
Apr 14, 2021 - 4:20 AM
Airbus is expanding the flight envelope of its VSR700 optionally piloted vehicle (OPV), recently achieving forward speeds of 60 knots.
Apr 13, 2021 - 11:30 AM
Aero Asset notes a "parallel decline in both transactions and supply.”
Apr 13, 2021 - 10:45 AM
Textron Aviation has unveiled an optional package on the 75th anniversary of the Beech Bonanza that pays tribute to Olive Ann Beech.