SD1Minisport

SkyCraft finishes ASTM compliance, opens new factory

Posted on July 10th, 2014 by

SkyCraft Airplanes has declared to the FAA that its SD-1 Minsiport is compliant with all ASTM regulations for Light-Sport Aircraft one year after publicly announcing it would be producing the airplane ready-to-fly. SkyCraft now awaits an FAA audit, after which it... Continue Reading →

Searey

Searey expands to China

Posted on July 8th, 2014 by

Progressive Aerodyne has opened its newly established sales office in Shanghai, China, to support the sale of Searey light-sport amphibious airplanes. Continue Reading →

Quicksilver awarded Special-LSA certificate

Posted on July 3rd, 2014 by

TEMECULA, Calif. —Quicksilver Aeronautics reached an important milestone with the receipt of an airworthiness certificate for its first-ever Special Light-Sport Aircraft. This final approval now enables the Southern California producer to begin offering ready to fly models of its aircraft. Continue Reading →

HondaJet

First production HondaJet takes to the skies

Posted on July 2nd, 2014 by

GREENSBORO, N.C.— The first production HondaJet achieved its initial flight June 27, marking another milestone toward aircraft certification and entry into service in 2015. Continue Reading →

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Cessna TTx FIKI system receives FAA certification

Posted on June 25th, 2014 by

WICHITA, Kan. – Cessna Aircraft Co. has received FAA certification of the Flight Into Known Icing (FIKI) system for the high-performance Cessna TTx propeller aircraft. Continue Reading →

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Terrafugia begins two-person testing for flying car

Posted on June 23rd, 2014 by

May saw a major milestone for Terrafugia’s Transition development program: Two person flights. Continue Reading →

GlasairSportsman

Students start building plane

Posted on June 21st, 2014 by

Four students, a teacher, and two advisors from Sunrise Mountain High School in Las Vegas, Nevada —which won the second General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA)/Build A Plane Aviation Design Challenge — began building a Glasair Sportsman airplane June 16 at Glasair... Continue Reading →

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Citation Latitude assembly line begins

Posted on June 21st, 2014 by

Cessna has started full assembly line flow on the Citation Latitude midsize business jet at its manufacturing facilities in Wichita. Continue Reading →

Mooney Acclaim

The first new Mooney is preparing for takeoff

Posted on June 19th, 2014 by

KERRVILLE, Texas — Mooney is preparing to celebrate the winning bid for Mooney Acclaim N242MR at AirVenture 2014. The first new Mooney airplane produced in five years is nearing completion and open for the highest bidder during the First To Fly... Continue Reading →

Belite introduces ProCub Lite

Posted on June 16th, 2014 by

WICHITA — Belite has introduced the ProCub Lite, its latest ultralight aircraft design. Continue Reading →