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.

Airbus H145
Jun 16, 2021 - 10:37 AM
SAF is adding three more five-bladed Airbus Helicopters H145s to its air ambulance fleet in France and Belgium.
Jun 14, 2021 - 12:08 PM
The Black Hawk helicopter's snorkel was observed swinging "violently" before impacting the main rotors and perhaps the tailboom.
ADAC helo flies on susatainable aviation fuel
Jun 10, 2021 - 7:58 AM
Airbus, Safran, Dassault, Onera, and the French Ministry of Transport launch study to evaluate burning 100 percent SAF.
Jun 10, 2021 - 6:57 AM
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency said it would investigate the use of one of its helicopters at a Minnesota protest.
Jun 9, 2021 - 8:40 AM
Safran Arrano engine approval brings FAA certification closer for Airbus Helicopters H160.
Jun 7, 2021 - 6:34 PM
This latest incident fuels the debate on the proper use of law enforcement helicopters.
Icon A5
Jun 7, 2021 - 5:05 PM
A group of minority shareholders have filed a lawsuit against majority shareholders saying they are attempting to move Icon Aircraft IP to China.
Jun 4, 2021 - 11:46 AM
F. Lee Bailey owned Enstrom from 1971-1979.
Pfizer vaccine
Jun 2, 2021 - 1:46 PM
The head of Pfizer's corporate flight department detailed the integral role his operation played in getting a Covid-19 vaccine to market.
Jun 2, 2021 - 12:56 PM
Gorka previously announced maintenance agreements covering Airbus EC130 and AS350 series helicopters.