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. [Read more…]
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 scratch-build the aircraft, company officials said.
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 and coming addition to the RANS family.” So, whether you want ready-to-fly or kit, RANS has you covered.
EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wis. — At EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014, tens of thousands of attendees can share in building an airplane through the “One Week Wonder” project.
Idaho-based Kitfox Aircraft will be not exhibiting at this week’s U.S. Sport Aviation Expo in Sebring, Florida, commonly known as the Sebring LSA Expo.
The decision not the attend the show was a tough one, according to John McBean, Kitfox president.
Murphy Aircraft Manufacturing Ltd. is being offered for sale, hopefully to someone who can take the company to the next stage of development, company officials said.
Production of fly-away S-LSA RV-12 will continue in 2014, according to Dick VanGrunsven, founder of Van’s Aircraft, Inc. and Wally Anderson, head of Synergy Air.
Zenith Aircraft has begun shipping kits for its newest model, the CH 750 Cruzer.