Double-digit growth for Piper

Posted on February 20th, 2014 by

VERO BEACH, Fla. — Piper Aircraft reports it achieved double-digit growth in new aircraft revenue and new airplane deliveries for 2013. Continue Reading →

Kodiak

Quest increases landing weight for the Kodiak

Posted on February 18th, 2014 by

Quest Aircraft Co. has received FAA approval for an increase of 565 pounds to the maximum landing weight of the Kodiak. With the increase, the landing weight is now 7,255 pounds, same as the aircraft’s maximum takeoff weight. Continue Reading →

Helicopter photo contest winners named

Posted on February 17th, 2014 by

The winners of the second annual ROTOR Magazine Photo Contest were unveiled in the just-printed Winter 2014 issue of the magazine, which is the Helicopter Association International’s official publication. This year’s grand prize winner shows a Belgian Air Force SeaKing... Continue Reading →

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First two customer Great Lakes completed

Posted on February 17th, 2014 by

WACO Aircraft reports that the the first two new production Great Lakes have recently been completed. The first (pictured above) will be going to Australia, and the second (pictured below) will stay in Michigan. Company officials also report they will be... Continue Reading →

‘Boots on the Ground’ to premiere at Mooney homecoming

Posted on February 16th, 2014 by

A new DVD, “Boots on the Ground: The Men and Women Who Made Mooney,” will premiere April 10, the first night of the Mooney Aircraft and Pilots Association (MAPA) Homecoming at the Mooney factory in Kerrville, Texas. Continue Reading →

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Eclipse receives STCs for auto throttle, brakes

Posted on February 13th, 2014 by

Eclipse Aerospace has received Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for both the auto throttle and anti-skid brake (ASB) systems for the Eclipse 550 twin-engine jet. Continue Reading →

Kodiak

Quest delivers first Kodiak to Brazil

Posted on February 11th, 2014 by

Quest Aircraft Co. has appointed Quest Aircraft Do Brasil as the Kodiak dealer for Brazil. The first Brazilian Kodiak was delivered to them last week and the aircraft is currently on a demonstration tour to prospective customers. Continue Reading →

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Hartzell, Cirrus extend agreement

Posted on February 11th, 2014 by

Hartzell Propeller and Cirrus Aircraft have entered into a five-year extension of an exclusive supplier agreement to provide propeller systems and governors for all of Cirrus Aircraft’s new prop-driven airplanes. Continue Reading →

Mooney Acclaim

Mooney production to relaunch Feb. 26

Posted on February 10th, 2014 by

KERRVILLE, Texas — Production on the first Mooney airplane to be built since 2009 is set to begin Feb. 26. Continue Reading →

Blackhawk

Higher horsepower upgrade for Caravan floatplanes approved

Posted on February 7th, 2014 by

Blackhawk Modifications of Waco, Texas, and Wipaire, Inc. of South St. Paul, Minn.,  have received FAA approval of the Blackhawk XP42A engine upgrade for Cessna Model 208 and 208A Caravans on Wipline floats. Continue Reading →