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.

One of Helinet's Sikorsky S-76 Children's Hospital of Los Angeles helicopters over the coast line
May 5, 2022 - 8:33 AM
Helinet will explore eVTOL applications to traditional helicopter missions.
BIH's Leonardo AW189 flying above water as seen from above
May 4, 2022 - 11:24 AM
Bristow Group to acquire British International Helicopter Services, a company that provides services to the UK military.
May 3, 2022 - 4:21 PM
Australia's Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) has developed framework to reduce the regulatory burden on general aviation.
Gulfstream G500
May 3, 2022 - 1:25 PM
G500 'hard landing event' prompts new AFM limitations on approaches and landings.
View of Rocket Lab's Electron booster with parachute midair as seen from Sikorsky S-92A helicopter
May 2, 2022 - 9:44 PM
Sikorsky S-92A snagged the first-stage booster of Rocket Lab's Electron midair but dropped it after the pilot noted "different load characteristics."
Sikorsky S-52 Hummingbird in flight near snow and ice covered trees
May 2, 2022 - 11:43 AM
Vertical Aviation Technologies is seeking a strategic partner to produce an updated, certified version of the Sikorsky S-52.
Cirrus Vision jet on display at 2022 Aero Friedrichshafen show in Germany
May 2, 2022 - 9:02 AM
Cirrus is opening a new regional operations office in Rotterdam as sales worldwide continue to grow.
May 2, 2022 - 9:00 AM
A review of industry job title updates, leadership changes, awards recognitions and honoring the memory of those who have taken their final flight.
Airbus Helicopters H225 Super Puma
May 2, 2022 - 8:25 AM
Airbus H225 helicopters have found new life and missions in the wake of the 2016 offshore accident.
Apus Group's i-2 hydrogen-powered twin-motor airplane
May 1, 2022 - 9:08 AM
Apus Group is developing a family of composite aircraft that will store hydrogen in circular wing spar fuel tanks.