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.

Oct 19, 2020 - 2:33 PM
Airline pilots claim to have spotted pilots flying in "jetpacks" at thousands of feet near LAX, but could that be possible?
Oct 19, 2020 - 11:46 AM
The Helicopter Company will provide a Leonardo AW139 helicopter and crew to support construction of the Kingdom's massive Red Sea project.
Oct 13, 2020 - 3:23 PM
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue (MDFR) has taken delivery of the first of four AW139s ordered last year.
London Heli Shuttle
Oct 12, 2020 - 1:09 PM
London Biggin Hill Airport is seeing more traffic during the Covid-19 pandemic with the help of the London Heli Shuttle.
heli tour
Oct 9, 2020 - 3:06 PM
Helicopter insurance premiums are rising in a "hard market" that could last another two years.
Bristow S-92
Oct 9, 2020 - 9:48 AM
Bristow’s contract to provide search and rescue (SAR) services in the UK has been extended through 2026.
Oct 8, 2020 - 12:17 PM
The Russian concept helicopter driven by a hybrid power plant and artificial intelligence.
Oct 6, 2020 - 1:12 PM
Nearly $1 billion worth of used rotorcraft remain on the market with a large increase in the inventory of medium twins.
Oct 6, 2020 - 11:20 AM
Leonardo and ENAV partner on developing more PBN options for helicopter operations.
Oct 5, 2020 - 11:30 AM
Helicopter lessor Milestone Aviation is adding six Airbus H160 medium twin helicopters to its order book.