Sun Flyer enters next phase of development

Posted on September 25th, 2014 by

DENVER, Colorado — Aero Electric Aircraft Corp. (AEAC) has entered the next phase of development for its solar-electric training aircraft called “Sun Flyer.” AEAC, in conjunction with its development partner, Bye Aerospace, is performing initial R&D flight tests with the solar-electric... Continue Reading →

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Wright B Flyer project receives challenge grant

Posted on September 23rd, 2014 by

DAYTON, Ohio — Wright “B” Flyer Inc. has received another major gift to fund a new flying lookalike of the Wright brothers’ first production airplane. The new Wright Model B lookalike will replace Wright “B” Flyer No. 1, also known... Continue Reading →

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First flight: Belite Sealite

Posted on September 23rd, 2014 by

Belite’s James Wiebe recently flew the Belite Sealite amphibious ultralight off the water for the first time. Continue Reading →

First flight from the water for Belite's Sealite.

Belite’s Sealite gets wet

Posted on September 17th, 2014 by

Belite Aircraft founder James Wiebe flew the new Sealite Amphibious ultralight off the water for the first time on Wednesday. He also landed safely. Not once, but five times. Continue Reading →

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Garmin autopilot OK’d for Quest KODIAK

Posted on September 11th, 2014 by

Quest Aircraft Co. has received final approval from the FAA for the integration of the Garmin GFC 700 Automatic Fight Control System (AFCS) in the KODIAK. Continue Reading →

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SportAir launches Name This Plane contest

Posted on September 9th, 2014 by

SportairUSA, the U.S. distributor of Savage Cub-S, Cub, Cruiser and Classic aircraft, has launched a contest to rename the Savage Cub-S. Continue Reading →

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Piper M-Class approved by China

Posted on September 9th, 2014 by

VERO BEACH, Fla. — Piper Aircraft has received a Validation of Type Certificate issued by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) for its M-Class single-engine aircraft. The Piper M-Class series consists of the turboprop Piper Meridian, the pressurized piston-powered Piper... Continue Reading →

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Belite inks Canadian distribution agreeement

Posted on September 4th, 2014 by

Belite Aircraft reports that Melody Aircraft, of Alberta, Canada, will exclusively distribute Belite’s aircraft and kits throughout Canada. Continue Reading →

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Pipistrel’s new electric trainer makes first flight

Posted on September 2nd, 2014 by

WATTsUP, Pipistrel’s new two-seat electric trainer took its maiden flight Aug. 22. Continue Reading →

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Hartzell Trailblazer prop approved for Husky

Posted on September 1st, 2014 by

Hartzell Propeller has received Supplemental Type Certificate approval from the FAA for installation of the company’s new Swept-Tip Trailblazer propellers on all Aviat Husky utility aircraft. Continue Reading →