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Wipaire completes installation of floats on Airvan 8

Posted on July 29th, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — Wipaire reports it has completed installation of Wipline 3450 amphibious floats on a Mahindra Airvan 8 and has begun conducting preliminary flights to test the feasibility of the aircraft on floats. Pending successful outcome of the feasibility tests,... Continue Reading →

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Discovery Channel’s Airplane Repo back for second season, cast at Oshkosh

Posted on July 29th, 2014 by

The Airplane Repo crew are returning to the Discovery Channel Aug. 22 for a new season. Meanwhile, the crew are at Oshkosh this year for AirVenture. Continue Reading →

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Sun Flyer technology demonstrator debuts at Oshkosh

Posted on July 29th, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — On opening day of AirVenture,  Aero Electric Aircraft Corp. (AEAC) unveiled the single-seat technology demonstrator for its next-generation solar electric training aircraft called “Sun Flyer.” Continue Reading →

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Blackhawk Modifications completes 500th engine upgrade

Posted on July 29th, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — Blackhawk Modifications, a provider of new engine Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) upgrades for single- and twin-engine turboprop aircraft, has reached a milestone: The installation of its 500th new engine upgrade. The historic upgrade included installation of two new Pratt & Whitney Canada... Continue Reading →

Sennheiser continues support of Eagle Flights

Posted on July 29th, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — Aviation headset manufacturer Sennheiser announced at AirVenture that it will continue its support of the general aviation community as the premier sponsor of EAA’s Eagle Flights program. Sennheiser is supporting EAA with products and financial resources, including two $1,500... Continue Reading →

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Arch wins Red Bull Air Race in Poland

Posted on July 28th, 2014 by

GDYNIA, Poland – Austria’s Hannes Arch widened his lead at the top of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship to 13 points with a victory in front of 130,000 spectators in Gdynia on Sunday, picking up his third straight... Continue Reading →

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First production ICON A5 flies

Posted on July 28th, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — The night before EAA AirVenture opened, ICON Aircraft unveiled the first production A5, an aircraft the company refers to as Engineering Serial Number 1 (ESN-1). This is the first A5 built from the production design, with production tooling, and... Continue Reading →

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Cessna unveils Turbo Skyhawk JT-A at Oshkosh

Posted on July 28th, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — Cessna confirmed on opening day of EAA AirVenture Oshkosh its launch of the Turbo Skyhawk JT-A, which joins the Turbo Skylane JT-A as the latest diesel powered platform in the company’s single-engine product line up. The company is displaying the Turbo Skyhawk... Continue Reading →

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Wipaire wins new approvals for Cessna 182 modifications

Posted on July 28th, 2014 by

OSHKOSH – Wipaire has won approval for performance- and utility-enhancing modifications for the Cessna 182 Skylane.  These modifications include the Lycoming IO-580 engine conversion and a gross weight increase to 3,500 pounds when on Wipline 3000 floats. Continue Reading →

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It’s Turbo Time at Oshkosh

Posted on July 28th, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — Sonex Aircraft began accepting orders on opening day of AirVenture for the AeroVee Turbo, with deliveries to commence in the fourth quarter of 2014. The AeroVee Turbo is rated as a 100-horsepower engine at sea level, and yields “significant performance enhancement” to the... Continue Reading →