Hartzell will provide its three-blade structural composite propeller known as “The Claw,” carbon fiber composite spinners, and lightweight governors to every Red Bull Air Race team. [Read more…]
By BILL WILSON
The promise of light-sport aviation began with hopes of a cheaper way to get into or stay in aviation. These hopes focused around lower prices for new aircraft and the potential for reduced operating costs.
MADRID, Spain — Spanish pilot and experimental aircraft builder Michel Gordillo will begin his Round-the-World flight Feb. 19, in an attempt to break the world record by flying a North/South route across the poles.
Gordillo, an experienced “Earth Rounder,” built and custom-modified his experimental RV-8 aircraft specifically for this flight. [Read more…]
By Mary Jones and Marino Boric
“May you live in interesting times.” Jack Hodgson quoted that Chinese saying when he opened an industry panel discussion on Thursday afternoon at the U.S. Sport Aviation Expo in Sebring, Florida, and that saying proved to be the theme for the rest of Expo 2016. [Read more…]