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 →


SkyCraft begins taking deposits

Posted on July 28th, 2013 by

OREM, UTah — On July 29, SkyCraft will begin accepting deposits for the SD-1 Minisport through the website’s Buy-A-Plane page. There are currently 14 pre-orders, filling production slots until summer of 2014, company officials report, adding SkyCraft is able to... Continue Reading →


Production engineering begins on SeaDragon Gen2

Posted on July 28th, 2013 by

Independent Aircraft has begun production engineering of an all composite amphibious light-sport aircraft (LSA) called the SeaDragon Gen2. Continue Reading →