Pipistrel introduces Sinus Flex

Posted on September 5th, 2013 by

Pipistrel has introduced the Sinus Flex, a new model that adds Flex wingtips to the Sinus. Continue Reading →

RANS S-20 Raven passes load testing

Posted on September 5th, 2013 by

RANS’ Randy Schlitter reports that the company’s new S-20 Raven has passed a battery of static load tests and the final version of the airframe is entering full production. Continue Reading →


Lancair Landing scheduled

Posted on September 3rd, 2013 by

LOBO  — the Lancair Owners and Builders Organization — has again partnered with Lancair International Inc. to organize the third annual LOBO/Lancair Landing. Scheduled for Oct. 4-6 at the Hilton Greenville in Greenville, S.C., the educational event will be preceded... Continue Reading →


Zenith Open Hangar Day and Fly-In Sept. 21

Posted on August 27th, 2013 by

MEXICO, Mo. —  Zenith Aircraft will host its 22nd Annual Open Hangar Day and Fly-In Sept. 21. Continue Reading →

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Love at first sight, before first flight

Posted on August 21st, 2013 by

Retiring often means down-sizing your life. You move out of the four-bedroom house into a two-bedroom condo because now that the kids are grown and gone, you no longer need all that room. Down-sizing also applies to airplane ownership. Karen... Continue Reading →


For Lancair International, the future is PT6-powered

Posted on August 17th, 2013 by

For Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC), this year’s Experimental Aircraft Association’s AirVenture was an especially ideal venue to showcase the iconic PT6 engine, celebrating its 50th anniversary. For both P&WC and the aviation community, it’s an occasion to look back on 50 years... Continue Reading →


Celebrating 30 years

Posted on August 9th, 2013 by

Quad City Ultralight Aircraft Corp. is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. As part of the festivities, the company is holding a fly-in Sept 20-21 at Erie Air Park in Erie, Ill. Continue Reading →


New Garmin radios debut in Van’s RV-12

Posted on August 1st, 2013 by

Garmin’s Team-X has been quietly developing a new unit to replace the SL-40.  Officials at Van’s Aircraft reveal they’ve been testing the new GTR200 comm radio/intercom in an RV-12 for a couple months and have decided to make the GTR200... Continue Reading →


Cascade Aircraft Management moves to Idaho

Posted on August 1st, 2013 by

Cascade Aircraft Management, a center for custom Experimental and light aviation, is moving to Caldwell, Idaho. Continue Reading →


Action-packed year as Sonex celebrates 15th anniversary

Posted on July 31st, 2013 by

OSHKOSH — During a packed press briefing on opening day of  AirVenture, officials from Sonex Aircraft reviewed several major news items, including the fact that company is now taking deposits for the SubSonex jet, special honors for company founder John... Continue Reading →