DENVER – Aero Electric Aircraft Corp. (AEAC) is collaborating with Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology to help develop a complete training system for the solar-electric training aircraft called “Sun Flyer.”
The folks at Terrafugia have just released a new video showing the company’s flying car, called the Transition, in flight and on the road. Check it out here.
The FAA recently released AC 90-116, the Additional Pilot Program (APP) for Phase I flight testing, of homebuilt aircraft, which allows homebuilders to have a qualified additional pilot on board during Phase I flights.
Before this program, builders were only permitted to have “required crew” aboard for initial flights, which usually meant that every Phase I experimental-amateur built (E-AB) aircraft was legally required to be flown solo, according to officials with the Experimental Aircraft Association.
DENVER, Colorado — Aero Electric Aircraft Corp. (AEAC) has entered the next phase of development for its solar-electric training aircraft called “Sun Flyer.”
AEAC, in conjunction with its development partner, Bye Aerospace, is performing initial R&D flight tests with the solar-electric technology demonstrator at Centennial Airport near Denver.
DAYTON, Ohio — Wright “B” Flyer Inc. has received another major gift to fund a new flying lookalike of the Wright brothers’ first production airplane.
The new Wright Model B lookalike will replace Wright “B” Flyer No. 1, also known as the “Brown Bird” or “Iron Bird,” which has been flying since 1982. The new airplane will be easier to transport to distant events and easier for the all-volunteer organization to maintain.
Belite’s James Wiebe recently flew the Belite Sealite amphibious ultralight off the water for the first time.
WATTsUP, Pipistrel’s new two-seat electric trainer took its maiden flight Aug. 22.