New company takes over Chinook and Beaver LSAs

Posted on October 30th, 2013 by

HOUSTON, Texas/Vernon, BC — Brent and Paulette Holomis report that the legacy of the Chinook and Beaver lines of light-sport aircraft will continue as they have sold the assets of Aircraft Sales and Parts, Ltd. to John and Kim Couch... Continue Reading →


Flight Design unveils Americas Edition

Posted on October 10th, 2013 by

Flight Design has unveiled another limited edition model of the CTLSi, the Americas Edition, which features special paint graphics and equipment. Just 25 of the Americas Edition will be produced, according to officials with the German company. Continue Reading →


Opus Aircraft to be sold at auction

Posted on October 10th, 2013 by

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. — Opus Aircraft, which manufactures the Super 2, a light-sport aircraft, will be sold at a Sealed Bid Auction on Nov. 15 in Greensboro, N.C. Continue Reading →

Top reasons to buy an LSA

Posted on October 3rd, 2013 by

At this year’s Midwest LSA Expo, held Sept. 5-7 at Mt. Vernon Outland Airport (KMVN) in Illinois, I delivered a presentation called “20+ Reasons to Buy an LSA.” However, to handle the subject a little bit differently, I turned it... Continue Reading →

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See the flying car in action

Posted on September 11th, 2013 by

Now available online is a video of the first public demonstrations of the Terrafugia Transition in flight at this summer’s AirVenture in Oshkosh Continue Reading →


Celebrating 30 years

Posted on August 9th, 2013 by

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. Continue Reading →


ICON releases production details on AoA system

Posted on July 30th, 2013 by

LOS ANGELES – ICON Aircraft has released details about its Angle of Attack (AoA) system, a safety feature that will be standard on the company’s A5 Light Sport Aircraft. Continue Reading →


Testing completed for Super Legend

Posted on July 30th, 2013 by

American Legend Aircraft Co. has completed structural testing of the Super Legend, a Lycoming-powered version of the Legend Cub. The airframe was successfully tested to load limits and will meet S-LSA certification, company officials report. Continue Reading →

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FAA grants ICON weight exemption

Posted on July 29th, 2013 by

OSHKOSH — The FAA has granted ICON Aircraft’s petition for exemption to allow an increased takeoff weight for ICON’s A5 amphibious Light Sport Aircraft (LSA). Continue Reading →


Zlin Cub-S makes Oshkosh debut

Posted on July 29th, 2013 by

The 180-hp Titan Stroker IO-340 powered Zlin Cub-S is coming to the United States as a light-sport aircraft (LSA). SportairUSA, the U.S. distributor for aircraft manufactured by Zlin Aviation, will display the Cub-S in Oshkosh this week during AirVenture. Continue Reading →