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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 →

Zenith introduces CH-750 with Rotax 912iS at SUN ’n FUN

Posted on April 3rd, 2014 by

Zenith Aircraft introduced a CH 750 powered by a new Rotax 912iS engine at this week’s SUN ’n FUN. Continue Reading →

Arion Aircraft introduces Lightning XS

Posted on April 1st, 2014 by

Arion Aircraft is introducing its newest kit airplane, the Lightning XS, at this week’s SUN ’n FUN. Continue Reading →

Surprise SUN ’n FUN showing by Kitfox

Posted on March 31st, 2014 by

When John McBean of Kitfox Aircraft announced earlier this year that the company wouldn’t be able to participate in any of the big airshows, it was a bad news/good news scenario. The bad news: Air show attendees wouldn’t get to... Continue Reading →

CubCrafters introduces new flagship panel

Posted on March 31st, 2014 by

CubCrafters is displaying a new top-of-the-line instrument panel at this week’s SUN ’n FUN in cooperation with Garmin, which is simultaneously introducing its G3X Touch 10.6-inch touch-sensitive flight display system. Continue Reading →

SCOUT Ultralight aircraft now for sale on Amazon.com

Posted on March 14th, 2014 by

REDMOND, Ore. — SCOUT Paramotors, which makes a carbon fiber built backpack aircraft, has teamed up with the largest online retailer to become the first ever powered aircraft to be sold on Amazon.com. Continue Reading →

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Zenith ships 10,000th set of plans

Posted on February 17th, 2014 by

MEXICO, Mo. —  Zenith Aircraft Co. has now shipped 10,000 sets of plans to aircraft builders in over 50 countries. Most sets of plans are sent with complete or partial aircraft kits, though some go to builders who prefer to... Continue Reading →

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RANS S-20LS Raven now available

Posted on February 12th, 2014 by

The S-20 Raven from RANS debuted at the U.S. Sport Aviation Expo last month. According to company officials, “After many requests for both the kit and our ready-to-fly model of the S-20 – we’ve streamlined the ordering for this up... Continue Reading →