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.

November 15, 2022, 1:03 PM

Aviation Coalition Asks FAA for More Time on 5G Retrofits

Aviation coalition seeks more time to retrofit aircraft with radar altimeters resistant to 5G C-band interference.

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Airbus H145 owned by German air ambulance provider DRF Luftrettung in flight
Nov 8, 2022 - 9:50 AM
German air ambulance provider DRF Luftrettung has ordered more Airbus H145 helicopters and additional services from the manufacturer.
Bristow Group Sikorsky S-92 overflying offshore oil rig
Nov 8, 2022 - 9:16 AM
Helicopter services company Bristow Group quadruples net income on modest revenue gains.
Nov 7, 2022 - 11:04 AM
The helicopter went down shortly after departing Italy's Tremiti Islands, killing all seven aboard.
Lotnicze Pogotowie Ratunkowe air ambulance in flight
Nov 7, 2022 - 10:00 AM
Poland's LPR air ambulance service has logged more than 200,000 hours on its PW206B-powered Airbus H135 helicopter fleet.
digital rendering of 5 diverse individuals in front of eVTOL aircraft with colorful clouds
Nov 7, 2022 - 6:33 AM
A study by VFS and Hysky Society urges diversity and inclusion to attract and retain needed engineering talent for new vertical flight programs.
Rocketlab Sikorsky S-92 attempts midair capture of rocket first-stage
Nov 4, 2022 - 2:27 PM
Rocketlab pulls Sikorsky S-92 out of recovery area after telemetry failure.
Patrick Moulay, Bell's senior v-p of International Commercial Sales (left), and Brigadier General Mohammad Hiyasat, Commander, Royal Jordanian air force, sign an agreement
Nov 2, 2022 - 4:43 AM
Royal Jordanian air force orders 10 Bell 505 helicopters for military training.
Nov 1, 2022 - 8:33 AM
Learjet's most ubiquitous business jet model is an unequaled bargain.
Citation S550 bird strike
Nov 1, 2022 - 8:00 AM
Advancements in sound and lighting technologies could be key to reducing escalating bird strikes on aircraft.
Nov 1, 2022 - 7:27 AM
Guam tuna spotting firm, CEO implicated in deaths, convicted on dozens of offenses