Stewart Systems finishes Copperstate Grand Champion

Posted on December 17th, 2013 by

CASA GRANDE, Ariz. – Dennis and Barb Crowley’s Just Aircraft Escapade won “Grand Champion” and “Custom Built Best Tube and Fabric” at this year’s Copperstate Fly-In at Casa Grande Airport. Continue Reading →


First flights for Bearhawks in New Zealand, Australia

Posted on December 10th, 2013 by

Bearhawk Aircraft reports the first flights of its aircraft in New Zealand and Australia. Continue Reading →

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Zenith CH750 flies with Rotax 912iS

Posted on December 9th, 2013 by

A STOL CH750 has become the first Zenith kit aircraft in North America to fly with the new Rotax 912iS engine. Continue Reading →


Carter Aviation holds first public flight demonstration

Posted on December 5th, 2013 by

WICHITA FALLS, Texas — For the first time, officials with Carter Aviation Technologies recently left their flight test center at Olney Airport and flew cross country to a welcoming crowd of hundreds at Kickapoo Airport in Wichita Falls, Texas. “This... Continue Reading →


CubCrafters updates Carbon Cub SS and Sport Cub

Posted on November 20th, 2013 by

YAKIMA, Wash. — CubCrafters has unveiled a range of updates for the Carbon Cub SS (pictured) and Sport Cub S2 LSA aircraft for the 2014 model year. Continue Reading →


Orders now being taken for next batch of factory-built RV-12s

Posted on November 20th, 2013 by

Now that Synergy Air has delivered its first dozen factory RV-12s, the company has begun taking orders for another batch, according to a report at The story notes that Synergy Air expects to build about 30 RV-12s in the next... Continue Reading →


Zenith becomes backcountry workhorse

Posted on November 5th, 2013 by

PEMBROKE, Quebec — While many Zenith builders dream about flying into the backcountry, Richard Lauzon, 56, flies the opposite direction. Based at the Ten Mile Lodge in northern Quebec, Lauzon says his STOL CH 801 is by far the most... Continue Reading →


First flight: e-Go

Posted on November 4th, 2013 by

The e-Go prototype took to the skies for the first time Oct. 24 in England. Chief Test Pilot was Keith Dennison for the design, which has been in development for the past 10 years, according to Giotto Castelli, who is... Continue Reading →


All-terrain flying car debuts

Posted on October 31st, 2013 by

SkyRunner, a new recreational sports vehicle that is part all-terrain vehicle and part light-sport aircraft, will make its public debut at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show this week. Continue Reading →

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The toy RV

Posted on October 27th, 2013 by

Military aircraft, flags, fierce mythical creatures, comely young women — these are often the inspiration for aircraft paint schemes. You can get exceedingly elaborate with a design that stands out and attracts crowds, or go the other direction and keep... Continue Reading →