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 high-wing Light-Sport Aircraft that was the center of the company’s display at this summer’s AirVenture.
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 first installation of this in one of its brand-new CTLSi models.
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 attendance down? Where are the crowds?
Have no fear — the show, commonly known as the Sebring LSA Expo — is doing just fine, even if it is somewhat misunderstood. [Read more...]
Flight Design has appointed two new dealers in Florida for its line of light-sport aircraft.
Bristell USA has appointed US Aviation at Denton Airport (DTO) in Texas to provide Factory Authorized Service for the Bristell Light-Sport Aircraft.
Kitfox Aircraft now offers the turbocharged Rotax 914 engine as an option on both its ready-to-fly Light-Sport Aircraft and its Experimental/Amateur-Built kits.
Denver — Aspen Flying Club recently expanded its fleet, including the addition of the Cessna 182RG, [Read more...]