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.

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.
Jan 19, 2021 - 9:44 AM
Andrew Rene Hernandez, 22, could receive up to one year in federal prison.
Jan 18, 2021 - 9:10 AM
Companies including Bell, Metro Aviation pull out of this year's Heli-Expo.
Heli-Expo 2020
Jan 14, 2021 - 11:38 AM
The Helicopter Association International said it expects New Orleans to lift its Phase One covid restrictions in time for its annual trade show.
Eye In The Sky
Jan 14, 2021 - 1:48 AM
Eye In The Sky approved for installation in Airbus and Robinson helicopters.
Blade
Jan 11, 2021 - 1:33 PM
Helicopter rideshare service Blade partnering with Ross Aviation to build a vertiport at Westchester County Airport in New York.
Bell 505 Jet Ranger X
Jan 11, 2021 - 10:23 AM
More than 300 Bell 505s are currently operating.
AW169_VIP
Jan 11, 2021 - 9:48 AM
Leonardo Helicopters reports new AW139 and AW169 sales in Colombia, Mexico.
Jan 5, 2021 - 10:06 AM
The Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM) has suspended the training certificate of My Heli Club following its second crash in less than two months.