Quicksilver awarded Special-LSA certificate

Posted on July 3rd, 2014 by

TEMECULA, Calif. —Quicksilver Aeronautics reached an important milestone with the receipt of an airworthiness certificate for its first-ever Special Light-Sport Aircraft. This final approval now enables the Southern California producer to begin offering ready to fly models of its aircraft. Continue Reading →

Flight testing completed for SD-1 Minisport

Posted on June 1st, 2014 by

After a long winter and spring dodging the Utah weather, SkyCraft’s SD-1 Minisport has completed flight testing, meeting all the performance requirements needed for S-LSA certification, according to company officials. Continue Reading →

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Quicksilver confirms large Chinese order

Posted on May 26th, 2014 by

TEMECULA, Calif. — Quicksilver Aeronautics reports it signed a distribution agreement resulting in an order for 77 aircraft in May. The first two aircraft are in the manufacturing process in Quicksilver’s Temecula factory and will be shipped to China for final assembly,... Continue Reading →

Aero Electric Aircraft Corp. launches with Sun Flyer

Posted on May 20th, 2014 by

DENVER – Bye Aerospace has launched Aero Electric Aircraft Corp. (AEAC) to produce a solar-electric light-sport aircraft Sun Flyer under a license agreement from PC-Aero. The company will bring to market the first U.S.-sponsored, practical all-electric airplane serving the training, recreational... Continue Reading →

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Pipistrel completes FAA LSA audit

Posted on May 19th, 2014 by

Pipistrel reports it has successfully completed the FAA Light-Sport Aircraft operations audit. Continue Reading →

ICON to relocate to Vacaville

Posted on May 14th, 2014 by

LOS ANGELES  — ICON Aircraft will relocate to the City of Vacaville in Northern California, located approximately 50 miles northeast of San Francisco. Beginning in the first quarter of 2015, the company will begin operating in a 140,000-square-foot facility adjacent... Continue Reading →

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Tecnam ramps up at Sebring Regional Airport

Posted on May 12th, 2014 by

SEBRING, Fla. — Tecnam took possession of a new 21,000-square-foot facility at Sebring Regional Airport on April 28 and delivered its first aircraft from this U.S. facility. “Even though we just moved in, we have accomplished our first delivery, a... Continue Reading →

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Quicksilver earns FAA acceptance for SLSA

Posted on May 5th, 2014 by

Quicksilver Aeronautics has been informed by FAA that its audit to produce the Sport 2S model as a Special Light-Sport Aircraft has been satisfactorily concluded. The model will officially be known as the Sport L-S2S and marketed as the Sport... Continue Reading →

Super Legend launched in Lakeland

Posted on April 23rd, 2014 by

SULPHUR SPRINGS, Texas – American Legend Aircraft Co. launched its Lycoming-powered Super Legend on the grounds of SUN ‘n FUN 2014, with the arrival of three new aircraft. Continue Reading →

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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 →