New FAA hangar policy causing confusion

Posted on August 10th, 2014 by

Two weeks after the FAA unveiled its draft policy for allowed uses in hangars at airports that receive federal grant funding, much confusion has emerged regarding the overall effect of the policy and what it means for hangar tenants. That’s... Continue Reading →

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One Week Wonder begins to take shape

Posted on July 29th, 2014 by

New at AirVenture this year is the One Week Wonder, in which everyone at Oshkosh gets a chance to help build a Zenith CH 750. The build kicked off at 8 a.m. Monday, July 28, and will continue throughout the... Continue Reading →

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Van’s debuts Dynon Skyview touch panel for RV-12

Posted on July 24th, 2014 by

Just in time for EAA Airventure Oshkosh, Van’s Aircraft and Dynon Avionics have introduced the dual-screen Dynon Skyview Touch option for the factory-built RV-12, available Sept. 1. Continue Reading →

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First flight: Sun Flyer

Posted on July 23rd, 2014 by

DENVER, Colorado – The single-seat technology demonstrator for the “Sun Flyer” solar-electric airplane completed first flight tests and will make its public debut July 27 in Oshkosh, the evening before the official start of EAA AirVenture Oshkosh. Sun Flyer, being... Continue Reading →

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All-metal folding-wing Groppo Trail now available in U.S.

Posted on July 22nd, 2014 by

The Italian Groppo Trail is now available in the U.S. The high-wing light-sport or amateur-built kit features tandem seating, all-metal construction, and wings that are foldable in less than five minutes by one person. Continue Reading →

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Subsonex JSX-2 makes first flights

Posted on July 20th, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — Sonex Aircraft reports that the SubSonex Personal Jet model JSX-2 achieved first flight on Thursday, July 10, completing a series of initial flight tests through the remainder of the week. Continue Reading →

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Searey expands to China

Posted on July 8th, 2014 by

Progressive Aerodyne has opened its newly established sales office in Shanghai, China, to support the sale of Searey light-sport amphibious airplanes. Continue Reading →

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Terrafugia begins two-person testing for flying car

Posted on June 23rd, 2014 by

May saw a major milestone for Terrafugia’s Transition development program: Two person flights. Continue Reading →

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Students start building plane

Posted on June 21st, 2014 by

Four students, a teacher, and two advisors from Sunrise Mountain High School in Las Vegas, Nevada —which won the second General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA)/Build A Plane Aviation Design Challenge — began building a Glasair Sportsman airplane June 16 at Glasair... Continue Reading →

Belite introduces ProCub Lite

Posted on June 16th, 2014 by

WICHITA — Belite has introduced the ProCub Lite, its latest ultralight aircraft design. Continue Reading →