MOORESVILLE, N.C. — Windecker Aircraft’s American R&D facility will follow up the successful restoration of a 1969 Windecker Eagle with a clean sheet design for a new composite, high performance, single engine, low wing, four-seat aircraft. [Read more…]
HOMEDALE, Idaho – Kitfox Aircraft hung a 180-horsepower Titan X340 engine on an airframe and took it flying the first week of January.
“Flight testing is partially complete, but so far we are seeing massive climb performance,” reported Kitfox on its Facebook page. “We are seeing numbers at 2500 fpm cruise climb and are hoping for as much as 3500 fpm Vx. Should also be able to keep great climb without giving anything up in cruise. But have not tested top cruise speeds yet.” [Read more…]
DENVER — XTI Aircraft Company (XTI) has launched a formal stock offering and is accepting investments to support development of the new TriFan 600 aircraft.
The opportunity to invest is not only open to those who have expressed interest in investing in the company, but to all investors around the globe. Shares in XTI can be purchased at StartEngine.com/startup/xti through Feb. 2. [Read more…]
Winter is in full swing, but there’s still time to prepare your aircraft for winter storage to ensure that it’s ready to go when spring flying season starts.
“While I don’t think VR [virtual reality] will ever replace the real thing, it’s a way to attract new people to sport aviation, and allows existing pilots to share the great experience of flying in a light airplane,” said Sebastien Heintz, president of Zenith Aircraft Company, about the release of a new 360° virtual reality video that showcase the Zenith factory and a flight. [Read more…]