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CubCrafters receives night VFR certification for Top Cub

Posted on March 17th, 2013 by

The FAA has issued Night VFR approval for CubCrafters’ CC18-180 Top Cub. Continue Reading →

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First flight: Sam LS

Posted on March 7th, 2013 by

The first flight of Sam LS, an all-new design, took place Feb. 26 at Lachute Airport near Montréal, Quebec, Canada. Continue Reading →

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Production begins on ICON A5

Posted on February 21st, 2013 by

Production of the ICON A5 started in December 2012 with the completion of the first tooling master, according to the most recent newsletter from ICON Aircraft, the Los Angeles company that is developing the amphibious Light-Sport Aircraft. Continue Reading →

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Airtime Aviation hits 100 deliveries

Posted on February 20th, 2013 by

Airtime Aviation, a dealer for Flight Design USA, recently notched its number 100 delivery of a Light-Sport Aircraft. Continue Reading →

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The appeal of vintage LSAs

Posted on February 14th, 2013 by

“Does it qualify as a Light Sport Aircraft?” That’s one of the first questions people ask when they see a single-engine aircraft of a certain vintage parked at an airport. Many aviators dream of flying a vintage Piper or Ercoupe... Continue Reading →

Renegade expands to Florida

Posted on February 7th, 2013 by

Fort Pierce, Fla. – Renegade Light Sport has purchased a 70,000-square-foot hangar at Saint Lucie County Airport (FPR). “The building is the former Micco Aircraft hangar,” said Renegade President Christopher “Doc” Bailey. “It has also been completely redone since being hammered by a hurricane... Continue Reading →

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Zebra LSA is a workhorse

Posted on January 31st, 2013 by

If you want people to notice your aircraft, it helps if you have a unusual and eye-catching paint job. The folks from South Africa-based SkyReach certainly accomplished that goal with the black and white zebra design on the BushCat, a... Continue Reading →

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Air Creation Skypper wins SLSA #130

Posted on January 31st, 2013 by

Congratulations to Air Creation USA for winning Special Light-Sport Aircraft approval for its newest weight-shift control aircraft called the Skypper. Continue Reading →

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First CTLSi with ADS-B

Posted on January 30th, 2013 by

Aviators love abbreviations and one that has invaded light aviation recently is ADS-B. FAA’s Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast service brings two major benefits for aircraft that install new equipment: Free weather and traffic. LSA market leader Flight Design recently completed the... Continue Reading →

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Sebring LSA Expo: A different kind of airshow

Posted on January 24th, 2013 by

As the curtain closed on the 2013 edition of the US Sport Aviation Expo in Sebring, Fla., a common comment was overheard escaping the mouths of a handful of attendees. The specific wording varied, but the intent was familiar. Is... Continue Reading →