First flight for Tecnam’s Astore

Posted on June 5th, 2013 by

The successful first flight of the Tecnam Astore Light-Sport Aircraft took place at Tecnam’s Capua production facility on May 27. Continue Reading →


Sporty’s will award Van’s RV-12 for 2014 sweepstakes

Posted on May 29th, 2013 by

Sporty’s Sweepstakes airplane for 2014 is an all-new Van’s RV-12. This aircraft is the first factory-built airplane from Van’s, a leading designer of kit aircraft. Continue Reading →

LSA video bonanza

Posted on May 28th, 2013 by

We were busy at Aero Friedrichshafen 2013, knocking out more than 30 videos for your viewing information and entertainment. That’s more than seven videos per day and a sum of more than five hours total running time (more than three... Continue Reading →

CH 650 kit part of new book

Posted on May 28th, 2013 by

“Things Come Apart,” a new book by Todd McLellan, makes visible the inner workings of a camera, clock, power drill, iPad and a Zenith CH 650. These disassembled objects show that even the most intricate of modern technologies can be broken down and understood,... Continue Reading →


Icon seeks FAA answer by May 31 on weight exemption

Posted on May 27th, 2013 by

Kirk Hawkins, CEO and founder of Icon Aircraft, has asked the FAA to issue a final decision by May 31 on his exemption request to increase the weight of his Icon A5 amphibious light sport aircraft (LSA) by 250 pounds.... Continue Reading →


SkyCraft begins production on SD-1 Minisport

Posted on May 27th, 2013 by

OREM, Utah — SkyCraft Airplanes began production of its SD-1 Minisport this month, which will be available for order as an S-LSA starting in July. Continue Reading →

Quicksilver Aircraft Northeast will cover New England

Posted on May 22nd, 2013 by

TEMECULA, Calif. – Quicksilver Aeronautics has dealers around the globe. In fact, significantly more sales are made out of the United States than domestically. The company started in the early 1970s and can boast 15,000 aircraft flying in nearly 100 nations. However,... Continue Reading →


Stanton Sport Aviation signs on as Flight Design distributor

Posted on May 21st, 2013 by

South Woodstock, CONN. – Stanton, Minn.-based Stanton Sport Aviation, led my Kent Johnson, was recently elevated to Distributor status with Flight Design USA. Continue Reading →

Tecnam Astore (image ref 6070) High Rez

Tecnam debuts Astore at AERO

Posted on April 24th, 2013 by

As part of its 65th anniversary celebrations, Tecnam debuted the Tecnam Astore next-generation Light Sport Aircraft (LSA) at AERO 2013 in Friedrichshafen, Germany. Continue Reading →

FLyCool in CTLS Rt Side

Air conditioning for Flight Design CTLS debuts

Posted on April 17th, 2013 by

US Aviation previewed its integration of the FlyCool air conditioning system in the Flight Design CTLS at SUN ’n FUN. Continue Reading →