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.

Training and Workforce

International Aircraft Dealers Association Heads To EBACE

25 IADA-accredited dealers to participate at European bizav show
Charter & Fractional

Blade Adds Helicopter Routes in Atlantic City, Monaco

New lift services adds more options for customers
Charter & Fractional

Levo Aims To Streamline Online Charter Booking

Company's interface brings charter booking directly to consumer
Training and Workforce

Air Charter Association Launches Internship Program

Program is open to 18- to 25-year-olds
ACA chairman
Regulations and Government

U.S. Senate Extends Homendy's Term at Helm of NTSB

Jennifer Homendy has served as chair of the National Transportation Safety Board since 2021
Jennifer Homendy
Cabin Interior and Electronics

Gauzy To Shed Light on Shade Tech at Cabin Interiors Show

The company will feature products at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg

Duncan Aviation Hands Over Refurbished Gulfstream G650ER

Aircraft was delivered with new paint, maintenance work
Duncan Aviation
Training and Workforce

NBAA Announces 900th Certified Aviation Manager

The program was launched in 2003
Charter & Fractional

Wheels Up Continues To Bleed Red Ink

Cash on hand and active members both saw decreases in first quarter

Kentucky Aeromed Helo Pilot Sentenced for Flying Drunk

Pilot flew while intoxicated last December
Cabin Interior and Electronics

Atrium Health Earns First Accreditation in Mobile Healthcare, Paramedicine

'The accreditation serves as a symbol of excellence'
Training and Workforce

GE Aerospace Announces Launch of GE Aerospace Foundation

The company has committed $22 million to new community programs
GE Aerospace

Industry Leaders Highlight Path to Net Zero

To get there, community buy-in and partnerships are necessary
 NBAA president and CEO Ed Bolen; World Energy Supply Zero president Scott Lewis; Billy Nolen, chief regulatory affairs officer at Archer and former acting FAA administrator; and Embraer Executive Jets president and CEO Michael Amalfitano.
Cabin Interior and Electronics

Dassault Aviation Offers Falcon 7X Seat Solution

New seat redesign uses 3D printing technology
Dassault Falcon 7X Seat Refurb

AOPA To Tell Story of General Aviation with National Mall Flyover

60 aircraft representing 15 'chapters' of GA will participate
AOPA Flyover Practice (Photo: Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association)

MedAire Launches Mental Health Services Platform

The platform allows aviation professionals to speak with trained peers
virtual counseling
Regulations and Government

House, Senate Strike Accord on Long-term FAA Bill

House, Senate on track to vote before FAA authorization expires on May 10
U.S. Capitol Building (Photo: Bill Carey)

Nebraska Airport Raked by Tornado

Eppley Airfield in Omaha saw extensive damage to its general aviation area
Devastated hangars at Omaha's Eppley Airfield

Bell Helicopter Shipments Lag in 1Q2024

Bell delivered 18 commercial helicopters in the quarter, down from 22 delivered a year ago
Article image
Charter & Fractional

Wheels Up Consolidates Maintenance Facilities

Company is restructuring around new Palm Beach facility
Wheels Up King Air 350
Finance, Taxes, Insurance

Textron Aviation: Jet Shipments Steady, Turboprops Decline

Division delivered 36 jets in the first quarter, up slightly from a year ago
Cessna Citation Latitude
Regulations and Government

GAMA Outlines Path to Electric Aviation Future in Europe

GAMA released recommendations for regulators and policymakers to support electric aviation
Regulations and Government

IRS Chief Expresses Concern about Business Aircraft Deductions

Werfel told Congress IRS resources had been 'stretched thin' in the area of bizjet deduction compliance
generic partial aircraft photo (Photo: Adobe Stock)
Maintenance and Modifications

MRO Insider Teams Up with IADA on Pre-purchase Data

IADA members will have seamless access to pre-purchase inspection and other aircraft information
Engine (Photo: Mark Wagner)
Regulations and Government

FAA Guidance Provides Compliance Path for European Ramp Checks

FAA's policy notice fills a gap in guidance that has been ongoing for years
Ed Bolen presenting at NBAA ICO 2024
Charter & Fractional

Boutsen Aims To Race Ahead with North Sea Aviation Center

Aircraft broker Boutsen taps Belgium company as sale representative
Boutsen Aviation
Charter & Fractional

Million Air Dallas Teams with Bizcraft Broker ARC Aviation

Companies hope partnership will foster a collaborative environment
ARC Aviation
Training and Workforce

King Schools Releases New Courses, Announces Awards

The new manual E6B flight computer course is available for free
Martha King and the manual E6B flight computer

Growing Demand in Central Europe Draws Gulfstream to Aero Friedrichshafen

Gulfstream made its first appearance at the German general aviation show last year
Gulfstream G500 (Photo: Gulfstream Aerospace)

Junkers Takes Wraps Off of More-authentic A50 Heritage

Airplane features a radial engine and analog cockpit gauges
Junkers A50 Heritage