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.

Jan 26, 2021 - 12:23 PM
A new report predicts that the helicopter fleet servicing the offshore wind electricity market will increase by 100 by 2030.
Jan 26, 2021 - 11:12 AM
A Bell 412 will conduct radiation mapping and sensing flights over the site of Super Bowl LV.
Jan 26, 2021 - 7:08 AM
The Vertical Flight Society saw its membership rise during 2020 and has announced a new partnership with the U.S. Army to support skills training.
Mont Blanc Helicopters
Jan 26, 2021 - 2:41 AM
Airbus Helicopters maintained a 48 percent share of the worldwide civil and parapublic market in 2020.
Jan 25, 2021 - 12:36 PM
Drone pierces windshield of Chilean Navy UH-57B, injuring front seat crewmember.
Jan 23, 2021 - 1:15 PM
The Vertical Flight Society has canceled its annual in-person Forum gathering due to continuing covid concerns.
Bell Subaru 412 EPX
Jan 21, 2021 - 7:56 AM
Since 1981, Bell has delivered more than 1,100 412 medium twins across 11 different variants.
Heli-Expo 2020
Jan 20, 2021 - 7:14 PM
The Helicopter Association International has cancelled its annual Heli-Expo trade show scheduled for March 22 to 25 in New Orleans.
FreeFlight
Jan 19, 2021 - 2:11 PM
FreeFlight's new ADS-B Datalink transceivers are now approved for installation in more than 400 airframe types.
Jan 19, 2021 - 10:52 AM
The NTSB has issued its final report on the 2018 Grand Canyon helitour crash.