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.
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 the standard radio both both the kit-built and factory-built RV-12.
Cascade Aircraft Management, a center for custom Experimental and light aviation, is moving to Caldwell, Idaho.
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 Monnett, and the debut of a Sensenich propeller for AeroVee-powered aircraft.
OSHKOSH — A consortium of companies has come together to test a new option in training aircraft: The Redhawk.
The RedHawk is remanufactured from the bare metal of a Cessna 172, with each partner company bringing a component to the whole. These include: [Read more…]
The winners of the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) and Build A Plane Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) aviation design challenge competition are attending this week’s AirVenture, along with the two Glasair Sportsman aircraft they helped build at Glasair Aviation in Arlington, Washington. The planes will be featured at the GAMA/Build A Plane exhibit space, Booth #299.
When a leading proponent of a fresh idea, in this case airplanes powered by electric motors, finally has a chance to use the technology it can significantly heighten his motivation. Such was the case when Erik Lindbergh took the opportunity to fly GreenWing International’s pure-electric eSpyder.
RANS now has conversion kits for several of its models that allow owners to convert pre-sewn Dacron envelope covered planes to the Superflite fabric.