Flight Design selects Garmin for new C4

Posted on July 30th, 2013 by

OSHKOSH — Flight Design announced at AirVenture that it has chosen Garmin avionics for its new C4 all-carbon composite four-seat light aircraft. Continue Reading →


Mooney celebrates 60th anniversary of M20 at Oshkosh

Posted on July 28th, 2013 by

The Mooney Aviation Co. will celebrate the 60-year anniversary of when Mooney began to manufacture its M20 fleet of airplanes at this week’s AirVenture. “This is an historic time for Mooney and being present at AirVenture is an opportunity to... Continue Reading →


Piper to deliver 800th Mirage at Oshkosh

Posted on July 25th, 2013 by

Piper Aircraft will deliver the company’s 800th M-Class single-engine pressurized Piper Mirage to Muncie Aviation Co. at the 2013 AirVenture, to be held July 29 to Aug. 4 in Oshkosh, Wis. Continue Reading →


First flight for Kodiak on Aerocet carbon fiber floats

Posted on July 25th, 2013 by

PRIEST RIVER, Idaho — Aerocet, Inc. has successfully completed the first flight trials with the Quest Kodiak on Aerocet model 6650 composite amphibious floats. Continue Reading →


My first plane

Posted on July 24th, 2013 by

By EDWARD DOLEJSI The overwhelming desire to buy a plane for the first timer can be the experience of a lifetime. The dream of owning my own plane, the search for the right one, and finally parting with my money,... Continue Reading →

Duel of British legends

Posted on July 18th, 2013 by

LONDON — In a unique race, two British legends — the Supermarine Spitfire and the Range Rover — recently competed against each other in a race down a British runway. Continue Reading →


Entegra Release 9 avionics certified on Saratoga NX

Posted on July 18th, 2013 by

Avidyne Corp. and NexAir Avionics of Mansfield, Mass., have received Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval from the FAA for the installation of the Avidyne Entegra Release 9 Integrated Flight Deck (R9) in the Piper PA-32-301 series Saratoga aircraft. Continue Reading →

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Tecnam variable pitch aircraft certified

Posted on July 9th, 2013 by

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has issued Major Change Approval certifying the Tecnam P2002JF Variable Pitch Propeller version of Tecnam’s best-selling single. Continue Reading →


Cessna TTX now with CAV Ice Protection FIKI system

Posted on July 3rd, 2013 by

NEW CENTURY AIRPORT, Kan., June 24, 2013 – CAV Ice Protection’s patented TKS system for Flight Into Known Icing (FIKI) is scheduled to enter service with Cessna’s new single-engine TTx aircraft by early 2014. Continue Reading →

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Cessna begins TTx deliveries

Posted on July 2nd, 2013 by

INDEPENDENCE, Kan. — Last week Cessna delivered the first production TTx aircraft to customers following a ceremony at the Cessna facility in Independence, Kan. Continue Reading →