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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 →

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Is Little Nellie’s little sister for sale?

Posted on June 9th, 2014 by

She’s unique. She’s armed. She’s dangerous. And she’s seen almost as much action as her big sister, Little Nellie, arguably the real star of the James Bond movie “You Only Live Twice.” The XR-944 is the “military sister” to James Bond’s Little... Continue Reading →

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Quicksilver confirms large Chinese order

Posted on May 26th, 2014 by

TEMECULA, Calif. — Quicksilver Aeronautics reports it signed a distribution agreement resulting in an order for 77 aircraft in May. The first two aircraft are in the manufacturing process in Quicksilver’s Temecula factory and will be shipped to China for final assembly,... Continue Reading →

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Sonex gears up for June 7-8 Workshop Seminar

Posted on May 22nd, 2014 by

OSHKOSH, Wis. — Sonex Aircraft is preparing for a busy summer in 2014. The season will kick off at the June 7-8 Sonex Builders Workshop event, the 57th seminar since the company’s founding in 1998. Workshops give current and prospective builders a hands-on opportunity to gain... Continue Reading →

Aero Electric Aircraft Corp. launches with Sun Flyer

Posted on May 20th, 2014 by

DENVER – Bye Aerospace has launched Aero Electric Aircraft Corp. (AEAC) to produce a solar-electric light-sport aircraft Sun Flyer under a license agreement from PC-Aero. The company will bring to market the first U.S.-sponsored, practical all-electric airplane serving the training, recreational... Continue Reading →

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Just Aircraft ships 500th kit

Posted on May 20th, 2014 by

WALHALLA, S.C. — Just Aircraft has shipped its 500th kit, a SuperSTOL, to James Coonan in Ransom, Ill. Kits have gone to all 50 states and over 20 foreign countries, company officials report. Continue Reading →

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Solar-powered plane takes flight

Posted on May 6th, 2014 by

Solar Flight revealed it has been test flying a new solar powered airplane called the Sunseeker Duo. Continue Reading →

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Quicksilver earns FAA acceptance for SLSA

Posted on May 5th, 2014 by

Quicksilver Aeronautics has been informed by FAA that its audit to produce the Sport 2S model as a Special Light-Sport Aircraft has been satisfactorily concluded. The model will officially be known as the Sport L-S2S and marketed as the Sport... Continue Reading →

Super Legend launched in Lakeland

Posted on April 23rd, 2014 by

SULPHUR SPRINGS, Texas – American Legend Aircraft Co. launched its Lycoming-powered Super Legend on the grounds of SUN ‘n FUN 2014, with the arrival of three new aircraft. Continue Reading →