CubCrafters introduces Aerocet floats for Carbon Cub and Sport Cub

Posted on October 1st, 2014 by

YAKIMA, Wash. — CubCrafters has partnered with Aerocet to offer amphibious floats specifically designed for CubCrafters’ CC11 airframes, which include the Carbon Cub SS, Sport Cub S2 and Carbon Cub EX kit models. Continue Reading →

Sun Flyer enters next phase of development

Posted on September 25th, 2014 by

DENVER, Colorado — Aero Electric Aircraft Corp. (AEAC) has entered the next phase of development for its solar-electric training aircraft called “Sun Flyer.” AEAC, in conjunction with its development partner, Bye Aerospace, is performing initial R&D flight tests with the solar-electric... Continue Reading →

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Wright B Flyer project receives challenge grant

Posted on September 23rd, 2014 by

DAYTON, Ohio — Wright “B” Flyer Inc. has received another major gift to fund a new flying lookalike of the Wright brothers’ first production airplane. The new Wright Model B lookalike will replace Wright “B” Flyer No. 1, also known... Continue Reading →

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First flight: Belite Sealite

Posted on September 23rd, 2014 by

Belite’s James Wiebe recently flew the Belite Sealite amphibious ultralight off the water for the first time. Continue Reading →

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Belite inks Canadian distribution agreeement

Posted on September 4th, 2014 by

Belite Aircraft reports that Melody Aircraft, of Alberta, Canada, will exclusively distribute Belite’s aircraft and kits throughout Canada. Continue Reading →

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Pipistrel’s new electric trainer makes first flight

Posted on September 2nd, 2014 by

WATTsUP, Pipistrel’s new two-seat electric trainer took its maiden flight Aug. 22. Continue Reading →

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Van’s names new Southern service center

Posted on August 28th, 2014 by

Van’s Aircraft has tapped US Sport Planes of Denton, Texas, to provide factory authorized service for the RV12 SLSA Light-Sport aircraft. Continue Reading →

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One Week Wonder makes first flight

Posted on August 27th, 2014 by

At approximately 11:07 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5, the airplane thousands of Experimental Aircraft Association members had a hand in building during the One Week Wonder project at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014 flew for the first time. With EAA’s Jeff Skiles at... Continue Reading →

Wright B Flyer launches new airplane project

Posted on August 27th, 2014 by

DAYTON, Ohio — Wright “B” Flyer Inc., an all-volunteer organization that flies a lookalike of the Wright brothers’ first production airplane, has launched a project to replace its venerable flying machine. The not-for-profit organization has been flying Wright “B” Flyer... Continue Reading →

Homebuilding okay in hangars

Posted on August 17th, 2014 by

You probably know someone who is building an aircraft in a hangar at a publicly owned airport. It may surprise you to know that, until recently,  the FAA considered that activity outside the appropriate use of a hangar. On July... Continue Reading →