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Flight Design goes global

Posted on April 20th, 2014 by

For many years, German aircraft manufacturer Flight Design has reached out to new markets to ensure global availability and support of Flight Design products. As the next logical step, Flight Design is now providing local production capacities for major markets,... Continue Reading →

Tecnam reports success at SUN ‘n FUN

Posted on April 17th, 2014 by

Tecnam reports its most successful visit ever to the SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-In & Expo at Lakeland, Florida, with both the announcement of the launch of Tecnam USA Inc.’s dedicated facilities in Sebring, Florida, and sales orders on 12... Continue Reading →

Pipistrel launches online Virus SW course

Posted on April 13th, 2014 by

Pipistrel-online, the Pipistrel training portal, has released a new on-line course for the VIRUS SW Light-Sport Aircraft. Continue Reading →

Seaplane LSAs take off

Posted on March 30th, 2014 by

Many have now heard that the Light-Sport Aircraft industry achieved an impressive benchmark in its first decade. As the newest aviation segment approaches its 10th birthday in the summer of 2014, airplane designers have created and gained FAA acceptance for... Continue Reading →

LAMA rallies industry to comment on FAA policy

Posted on March 26th, 2014 by

The Light Aircraft Manufacturers Association is encouraging Light-Sport Aircraft professionals and others in the aviation industry to comment on FAA Draft Policy 8130.2(H). The FAA is proposing that fully built LSA (SLSA) that are converted to Experimental LSA status (ELSA)... Continue Reading →

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CubCrafters hits milestone, plans expansion

Posted on March 15th, 2014 by

YAKIMA, Wash. – Aircraft designer and manufacturer CubCrafters achieved a milestone by delivering its 300th CC11 aircraft in January. Continue Reading →

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Second PS-28 Cruiser Cup to be held in UK

Posted on February 18th, 2014 by

The second annual PS-28 Cruiser Cup will be held in the United Kingdom Aug. 29-31, according to officials with Czech Sport Aircraft. Continue Reading →

Pipistrel delivers 600th aircraft in Sinus/Virus family

Posted on February 15th, 2014 by

Pipistrel reports that the 600th aircraft from the Sinus/Virus family has just been completed and will be delivered to its new owner in Australia. Continue Reading →

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How a ghost doomed the Skycatcher

Posted on February 13th, 2014 by

In a new blog post, Flying magazine’s Robert Goyer says that the Cessna Skycatcher failed because it was overly sensitive to wind, had a “Made in China” label that infuriated the American marketplace, plus a high price tag. Once the price... Continue Reading →

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RANS S-20LS Raven now available

Posted on February 12th, 2014 by

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... Continue Reading →