With a goal of “perpetual flight,” Daniel Preston and a small group of engineers and professors are working to design an unmanned, autonomous, solar-powered electric airplane that can achieve that milestone of staying aloft around the clock … even during the longest, darkest night of the year.
And why, you might ask, would you need such a plane? [Read more…]
Flight Design USA reported its first shipment of CTLS and CTLSi aircraft from AeroJones Aviation will arrive at Airtime Aviation in Tulsa, Oklahoma, late this week or early next.
AeroJones Aviation, from Taichung, Taiwan, will produce and distribute, under license, the CT-series of aircraft for Flight Design of Germany. AeroJones will also manufacture spare parts as well. [Read more…]
Light aircraft manufacturer CubCrafters has introduced the Carbon Cub EX-2 Discovery Kit.
The kit introduces builders to the CubCrafters system, and allows them to envision the process of covering a tube & fabric aircraft.
Upon completion, Discovery Kit builders will have a finished rudder assembly and a running start on their Carbon Cub EX-2 sport utility aircraft. [Read more…]