TBM 900 unveiled

Posted on March 18th, 2014 by

DAHER-SOCATA has unveiled the newest member in its TBM family of single-engine turboprop business aircraft – the TBM 900. Continue Reading →


Hartzell TBM prop earns STC

Posted on February 25th, 2014 by

Hartzell Propeller has received FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval for its swept airfoil structural composite five-blade propeller to be installed on TBM 700/850 aircraft. Continue Reading →


Cessna Citation fleet passes 30 million flight hours

Posted on February 23rd, 2014 by

Cessna reports that the fleet of Citation Jets is passing the 30 million flight hour mark. Continue Reading →


Cirrus 2013 deliveries drive strongest performance in five years

Posted on February 22nd, 2014 by

DULUTH, Minn. — Cirrus Aircraft reports that in 2013 it delivered 276 new aircraft, nearly a 10% increase over 2012, marking its best aircraft shipment performance since 2008. With these results, Cirrus Aircraft’s annual market share has grown to an... Continue Reading →


New venture to reintroduce Mallard

Posted on February 20th, 2014 by

CLEBURNE, Texas — A new venture, Mallard Aircraft, has been launched to reintroduce the Turbine Mallard amphibious aircraft. Continue Reading →

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 →


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 →


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 →