Zenith introduces CH-750 with Rotax 912iS at SUN ’n FUN

Posted on April 3rd, 2014 by

Zenith Aircraft introduced a CH 750 powered by a new Rotax 912iS engine at this week’s SUN ’n FUN. Continue Reading →

Diamond twin-engine diesel makes show debut

Posted on April 2nd, 2014 by

A new diesel twin-engine DA42-VI — known as the Dash-6 — is making its 2014 show debut at this week’s SUN ’n FUN. Continue Reading →

Arion Aircraft introduces Lightning XS

Posted on April 1st, 2014 by

Arion Aircraft is introducing its newest kit airplane, the Lightning XS, at this week’s SUN ’n FUN. Continue Reading →

Surprise SUN ’n FUN showing by Kitfox

Posted on March 31st, 2014 by

When John McBean of Kitfox Aircraft announced earlier this year that the company wouldn’t be able to participate in any of the big airshows, it was a bad news/good news scenario. The bad news: Air show attendees wouldn’t get to... Continue Reading →

Piper delivers 550th Meridian

Posted on March 31st, 2014 by

VERO BEACH, Fla. — Piper Aircraft today delivered the company’s 550th new Meridian to a Swedish customer who purchased the first new Meridian to enter service in that Northern European country. Continue Reading →

CubCrafters introduces new flagship panel

Posted on March 31st, 2014 by

CubCrafters is displaying a new top-of-the-line instrument panel at this week’s SUN ’n FUN in cooperation with Garmin, which is simultaneously introducing its G3X Touch 10.6-inch touch-sensitive flight display system. Continue Reading →

Seaplane LSAs take off

Posted on March 30th, 2014 by

Many have now heard that the Light-Sport Aircraft industry achieved an impressive benchmark in its first decade. As the newest aviation segment approaches its 10th birthday in the summer of 2014, airplane designers have created and gained FAA acceptance for... Continue Reading →

LAMA rallies industry to comment on FAA policy

Posted on March 26th, 2014 by

The Light Aircraft Manufacturers Association is encouraging Light-Sport Aircraft professionals and others in the aviation industry to comment on FAA Draft Policy 8130.2(H). The FAA is proposing that fully built LSA (SLSA) that are converted to Experimental LSA status (ELSA)... Continue Reading →

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First flight: Cirrus Vision SF50 certification jet

Posted on March 25th, 2014 by

Cirrus Aircraft has achieved a milestone in its Vision SF50 personal jet program with the successful first flight of certification aircraft “C-Zero” (C0). Continue Reading →

Viking celebrates completion of 50th Twin Otter 400

Posted on March 24th, 2014 by

VICTORIA, British Columbia — Viking recently recognized the completion of its 50th production Series 400 Twin Otter at two separate events for employees held at the company’s corporate headquarters in Victoria and the aircraft assembly facility in Calgary, AB, Canada. Continue Reading →