Avidyne autopilot certified in Cirrus aircraft with Evolution Pro PFD

Posted on July 2nd, 2013 by

Avidyne Corp. has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the FAA for the installation of its DFC90 Digital Autopilot in Cirrus SR20 and SR22 aircraft when interfaced with the Evolution Pro Primary Flight Display (EFD1000 Pro PFD) from Aspen... Continue Reading →

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Wipaire completes Type Certification Authorization for Grand Caravan on floats

Posted on June 28th, 2013 by

SOUTH SAINT PAUL, Minn. — Officials with Wipaire Inc. report that the company has completed FAA Type Inspection Authorization for the Cessna 208B Grand Caravan EX on Wipline 8750 floats. Continue Reading →


Cirrus expands Grand Forks facility for jet production

Posted on June 27th, 2013 by

Cirrus Aircraft is expanding its Grand Forks, N.D., facility to accommodate a new autoclave oven in preparation for production of the Vision SF50 jet. Continue Reading →


Seminoles join Piper’s G1000 Club

Posted on June 25th, 2013 by

VERO BEACH, Fla. — Piper Aircraft has received Type Certificate (TC) approval from the FAA to incorporate the Garmin G1000 avionics suite into new twin-engine Piper Seminole aircraft models for delivery beginning this year. Continue Reading →

Fractional ownership: Getting a piece of a high-end aircraft

Posted on June 24th, 2013 by

Would you like to fly a well-maintained, newer airplane, but can’t afford to buy one just yet? Rather than back-burner this dream, you might want to consider fractional ownership. Continue Reading →

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The flying mini-van?

Posted on June 19th, 2013 by

Wall Street Journal blogger Jonathan Welsh makes the case that the HondaJet could become the “Civic of the air,” making it the closest thing to a flying mini-van out there for families who want to travel by air, rather than... Continue Reading →


GippsAero rolls out 200th Airvan

Posted on June 17th, 2013 by

MORWELL, Australia — GippsAero reports that the 200th GA8 Airvan has rolled off the production line in the company’s Latrobe Valley manufacturing facility. Continue Reading →

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Beechcraft delivers first Baron with ISR package

Posted on June 17th, 2013 by

Beechcraft Corp. reported today at the Paris Air Show that it recently delivered the first Baron G58 with Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities to the Fuerzas Unidas de Rápida Acción (FURA), an agency within the Puerto Rico Police Department... Continue Reading →


FAA approves Eclipse Jet extended service life

Posted on June 15th, 2013 by

The FAA has approved the extension of the service life of the Eclipse 500 and 550 aircraft to 20,000 hours/20,000 cycles with unlimited calendar life. Continue Reading →


SyberJet chooses Cedar City, Utah, for HQ and plant

Posted on June 13th, 2013 by

SyberJet Aircraft, new owner of the SJ30 light jet program, has selected Cedar City, Utah, as the location for its headquarters and assembly plant. Continue Reading →