Searey introduces frise aileron

Posted on July 23rd, 2014 by

TAVARES, Florida — Progressive Aerodyne, manufacturer of Searey Light Sport amphibious airplanes, has developed a new Frise aileron for all new factory-built Searey Elite and Searey Sport model airplanes. The new aileron, developed by Progressive Aerodyne engineers, is a milestone improvement in Searey... Continue Reading →


Eclipse upgrade program sells out

Posted on July 21st, 2014 by

Eclipse Aerospace reports that all 2014 Eclipse 500 PLUS upgrade positions have been sold. Since the program commenced March 12, more than 60 Eclipse Jet owners have selected the Eclipse 500 PLUS upgrade for their aircraft, company officials said. Continue Reading →

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New names for Airvans

Posted on July 17th, 2014 by

Mahindra Aerospace has rebranded its GA8 Airvan and GA10 utility aircraft as the Airvan 8 and Airvan 10. Continue Reading →


First production HondaJet takes to the skies

Posted on July 2nd, 2014 by

GREENSBORO, N.C.— The first production HondaJet achieved its initial flight June 27, marking another milestone toward aircraft certification and entry into service in 2015. Continue Reading →

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Cessna TTx FIKI system receives FAA certification

Posted on June 25th, 2014 by

WICHITA, Kan. – Cessna Aircraft Co. has received FAA certification of the Flight Into Known Icing (FIKI) system for the high-performance Cessna TTx propeller aircraft. Continue Reading →


Citation Latitude assembly line begins

Posted on June 21st, 2014 by

Cessna has started full assembly line flow on the Citation Latitude midsize business jet at its manufacturing facilities in Wichita. Continue Reading →

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The first new Mooney is preparing for takeoff

Posted on June 19th, 2014 by

KERRVILLE, Texas — Mooney is preparing to celebrate the winning bid for Mooney Acclaim N242MR at AirVenture 2014. The first new Mooney airplane produced in five years is nearing completion and open for the highest bidder during the First To Fly... Continue Reading →


Progress Report: C4

Posted on June 4th, 2014 by

The Flight Design C4, the four-place GA aircraft currently in development by Flight Design, has seen substantial progress this spring, according to company officials. At SUN ‘n FUN, Flight Design revealed the Vision Touch Avionics suite, with the complete system on display... Continue Reading →

Correction: GlobalParts website

Posted on May 29th, 2014 by

We reported in Thursday’s edition of The Pulse of Aviation e-newsletter that GlobalParts Group purchased the Type Certificate of the Meyers Aircraft Model 200. We included an incorrect link to GlobalParts website. The correct website address is Continue Reading →


GlobalParts Group acquires Meyers Type Certificate

Posted on May 28th, 2014 by

AUGUSTA, Kan. — GlobalParts Group has acquired the Type Certificate, intellectual property, tooling, and assets of the Meyers Aircraft Model 200 type design. It has formed a subsidiary, Interceptor Aviation, to facilitate the servicing and support of the iconic high performance single engine... Continue Reading →