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 6, 2021, 12:06 PM

Safran Signs German Police to New Engine Support Deal

Safran Helicopter Engines has signed a new Support-By-Hour (SBH) contract with the German federal police.

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Apr 8, 2021 - 8:30 AM
Golden Hour honorees, the University of Maryland UAS Test Site Team and Medical Center, developed a drone with monitoring equipment to deliver organs.
German federal police (Bundespolizei), Airbus H120 training helicopters
Apr 6, 2021 - 12:06 PM
Safran Helicopter Engines has signed a new Support-By-Hour (SBH) contract with the German federal police.
Apr 6, 2021 - 9:50 AM
Bell continues to move cautiously on its two marquis electric demonstration aircraft, the Nexus and APT.
Romain Trapp
Apr 5, 2021 - 1:04 PM
Romain Trapp said that it could be “decades” before eVTOL aircraft become integrated into an advanced air mobility (AAM) environment.
Apr 2, 2021 - 1:30 PM
Sole survivor rescued six hours after helicopter's last satellite ping.
Bell 214ST
Apr 1, 2021 - 9:00 AM
Erickson will begin utilizing Bell 214ST in U.S. aerial firefighting.
Leonardo AW169 cockpit view
Apr 1, 2021 - 8:30 AM
ENAV and Leonardo have tested and validated helicopter PBN for the Foggia – Tremiti S. Domino Island route in Southern Italy.
Airbus rendering of H175 in NYPD livery
Mar 31, 2021 - 11:59 AM
Airbus is offering its H175 super-medium twin helicopter in the competition to replace the New York City Police Department’s Bell 412s.
CH-53
Mar 31, 2021 - 11:16 AM
Ontic's rotorcraft business has remained steady throughout the pandemic, executives say.
Neo Aik Sia
Mar 30, 2021 - 10:00 AM
HAI's Excellence Safety Award recipient Neo Aik Sia helped bring SMS to the Republic of Singapore Air Force and a number of other organizations.