Quicksilver partners with IDENT to produce surveillance aircraft

Posted on June 11th, 2013 by

TEMECULA, Calif. — Quicksilver Aeronautics has joined forces with IDENT LLC of Jacksonville, Florida, in a strategic partnership to produce a fleet of GT500 surveillance and intelligence gathering aircraft. Continue Reading →

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The father of electric-powered flight

Posted on June 6th, 2013 by

“When I want something for myself, I make it a project.” That’s how Randall Fishman, a retired jeweler from New Jersey, explains his entry into the world of electric-powered flight. His journey began in the late 1970s when he was... Continue Reading →


Forward momentum

Posted on June 3rd, 2013 by

Transitioning from flying a Cessna 152 to an RV-7 is a lot like learning to drive in the family station wagon, then getting a Porsche. You can’t help but envy the guys who get to do it. Scott Sundstrom from... Continue Reading →


Dynon Flying Club takes off

Posted on May 16th, 2013 by

WOODINVILLE, Wash. — Seven employees at Dynon Avionics got together and talked themselves into creating a flying club. Since they work for a leader in avionics for homebuilt aircraft and LSAs, it was only natural that they wanted access to... Continue Reading →


Type club established for Sonex aircraft

Posted on May 13th, 2013 by

A national type club, the Sonex Builders & Pilots Foundation, has been established for the Sonex line of aircraft. Continue Reading →

Glasair unveils new website

Posted on May 2nd, 2013 by

The new is now open to the public. The website was recently updated, made considerably more user-friendly, added social media links, changed copy and incorporated new photographs. Continue Reading →


Van’s RV-14 lands in Florida

Posted on April 8th, 2013 by

Van’s newest airplane, the RV-14, has landed in Florida for the first time. Continue Reading →

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Just Aircraft surpasses 300 orders

Posted on April 4th, 2013 by

WALHALLA, S.C. — Just Aircraft has received its 300th kit order and it’s for a Highlander SuperStol. Continue Reading →


Dynon employees building Glasair Sportsman

Posted on March 25th, 2013 by

ARLINGTON, Wash. — Since there are quite a few pilots among the 60 employees of Dynon Avionics, it seemed natural that seven of them would come together to create a flying club. Calling themselves the “Swamp Creek Flyers,” they pooled... Continue Reading →


Nationwide search on for high school students to build a plane

Posted on March 11th, 2013 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a collaborative effort to promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education and stimulate student interaction in aviation and manufacturing, Build A Plane and the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) have launched a nationwide STEM educational... Continue Reading →