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.

Sep 6, 2022 - 10:27 AM
Safran is negotiating with Thales to acquire its aeronautical electrical systems business.
Photo collage of exterior of Airbus Helicopters AS350B2 converted by G2 Aviation and black leather interior of the VIP conversion
Sep 6, 2022 - 10:20 AM
Quebec-based G2 Aviation has converted a utility AStar to VIP configuration for use by Helicraft for VIP transport and aerial city tours.
Avidyne FMS 10.3 software upgrade on flight deck display
Sep 2, 2022 - 11:04 AM
The latest version of Avidyne's FMS operating system software will come with new units and can be installed in the field by Avidyne dealers.
George Braly, co-founder GAMI
Sep 2, 2022 - 9:43 AM
The FAA, which gave fleet approvals for use of GAMI's G100UL in piston aircraft, plans to use the same review process for other unleaded candidates.
NASA Remote Operations for Autonomous Missions lab (Photo: NASA)
Sep 1, 2022 - 8:11 AM
Panelists at the VFS Electric Aircraft Symposium stressed the need for advanced air mobility infrastructure for commercial success.
Aug 31, 2022 - 12:05 PM
Blue Sky Network has qualified its SkyLink 7100 Iridium satcom to DO-160G, and the antenna has received FAA TSO C159d approval.
Aug 30, 2022 - 8:57 AM
PHI's new regional headquarters in Perth will oversee operations in the Asia Pacific.
Aug 24, 2022 - 10:46 AM
The Australian government is offering up to AUS$5,000 to help offset costs of installing ADS-B equipment in crewed VFR aircraft.
Hansen Helicopters Hughes 369 helicopter
Aug 24, 2022 - 10:15 AM
The Hansen Helicopters trial in Guam saw the final prosecution witness testify about the company's many accidents.
Interior of Flexjet's Bentley Bacalar insipired Sikorsky S-76 helicopter
Aug 21, 2022 - 9:28 AM
Flexjet has unveiled a bespoke interior and paint livery on one of its Sikorsky S-76 helicopters based on the Bentley Bacalar luxury automobile.