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.

January 20, 2022, 1:16 AM

Enstrom Helicopters Shutters, Files Bankruptcy

Enstrom delivered more than 1,300 helicopters during its 64 year history.

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Dec 21, 2021 - 10:36 AM
Coptersafety currently offers FAA-approved programs for the Leonardo AW139.
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Dec 15, 2021 - 1:52 PM
Aviation groups are protesting the decision by California’s Santa Clara County to ban the sale of 100LL aviation gasoline at two GA airports.
Dec 13, 2021 - 12:35 PM
Austin, Texas-based Redbird Flight Simulations is expanding its footprint with a new 50,000-sq-ft facility in nearby Kyle.
Dec 10, 2021 - 11:29 AM
The U.S. Military Academy at West Point will use the Cessna 206 Turbo Stationair HD airplanes for its cadet aviation training program.
Dec 9, 2021 - 1:56 PM
A crew from Air Station Detroit was called to extract a woman from a car in the Niagara River near American Falls.
Dec 9, 2021 - 12:05 PM
Helicopter OEM and leasing company teams on air taxi, border patrol services.
Dec 7, 2021 - 1:01 PM
New FAA rules would prohibit certain aircraft operations where 5G interference is encountered or likely.
Dec 6, 2021 - 11:58 PM
A new-production, third-generation Black Hawk is now available for civl and parapublic customers with FAA restricted category certification.
Dec 6, 2021 - 2:10 AM
Texas real estate developer Ross Perot, Jr. has donated a Bell 407 GX to the Dallas police department.
Dec 4, 2021 - 1:19 PM
The Helicopter Company (THC) of Saudi Arabia has ordered 20 light twin H145 D3 five-bladed models and six ACH160 medium twins from Airbus.