DENVER — XTI Aircraft Company (XTI) has entered into a preliminary agreement with Honeywell International for the HTS900 engine to power XTI’s first prototype, a two-thirds piloted subscale of the TriFan 600 vertical takeoff airplane. Honeywell will also provide an additional engine for use in XTI’s Ground Propulsion Test System. [Read more…]
ATLANTA — Commuter Craft has successfully completed pre-production flight tests of Innovator ShipOne and plans to start production with six “AlphaShips” this fall.
These first production aircraft will be customer built in the Commuter Craft Facility under the Experimental aircraft category. [Read more…]
Bearhawk Aircraft has unveiled the Bearhawk Bravo, a refinement of the four-place Bearhawk design that established the family of Bearhawk aircraft.
The Bearhawk Bravo, referred to internally as the model “B,” will be available as both a plans-built design and a Quick-Build kit. The original design and modifications are by aviator, mechanic and engineer Bob Barrows. [Read more…]
BEND, Ore. — Epic Aircraft has successfully launched its inaugural Epic Odyssey World Tour, an around-the-world journey traversing nine countries and 20 cities in 21 days, covering 15,000 nautical miles in 50 flight hours.
A 26-person team comprising Epic owners, Epic Aircraft staff, pilots, guests, and photographers arrived in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, July 6 in six Epic aircraft to embark on an adventure of a lifetime. [Read more…]
AUSTIN, Texas – Bearhawk Aircraft has completed the delivery of two Bearhawk LSA aircraft kits to South Africa and New Zealand.
The Bearhawk LSA, available as a Quick-Build kit, is a two-place tandem seated aircraft resembling the Piper Super Cub and other high-wing aircraft used for sport, recreation and utility. [Read more…]