Sonex

Sonex gears up for June 7-8 Workshop Seminar

Posted on May 22nd, 2014 by

OSHKOSH, Wis. — Sonex Aircraft is preparing for a busy summer in 2014. The season will kick off at the June 7-8 Sonex Builders Workshop event, the 57th seminar since the company’s founding in 1998. Workshops give current and prospective builders a hands-on opportunity to gain... Continue Reading →

Aero Electric Aircraft Corp. launches with Sun Flyer

Posted on May 20th, 2014 by

DENVER – Bye Aerospace has launched Aero Electric Aircraft Corp. (AEAC) to produce a solar-electric light-sport aircraft Sun Flyer under a license agreement from PC-Aero. The company will bring to market the first U.S.-sponsored, practical all-electric airplane serving the training, recreational... Continue Reading →

JustAircraft

Just Aircraft ships 500th kit

Posted on May 20th, 2014 by

WALHALLA, S.C. — Just Aircraft has shipped its 500th kit, a SuperSTOL, to James Coonan in Ransom, Ill. Kits have gone to all 50 states and over 20 foreign countries, company officials report. Continue Reading →

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Pipistrel completes FAA LSA audit

Posted on May 19th, 2014 by

Pipistrel reports it has successfully completed the FAA Light-Sport Aircraft operations audit. Continue Reading →

Eclipse550web

Eclipse partners with Jeppesen on web-based charts

Posted on May 16th, 2014 by

Eclipse Aerospace has partnered with Jeppesen to offer a web-based delivery system for E-Chart and navigation subscription data updates. Continue Reading →

ICON to relocate to Vacaville

Posted on May 14th, 2014 by

LOS ANGELES  — ICON Aircraft will relocate to the City of Vacaville in Northern California, located approximately 50 miles northeast of San Francisco. Beginning in the first quarter of 2015, the company will begin operating in a 140,000-square-foot facility adjacent... Continue Reading →

Premier Aircraft completes first ‘Premier Edition’ 172

Posted on May 13th, 2014 by

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Art Spengler, Vice President for Operations at Premier Aircraft Sales, reports that the first “Premier Edition” Cessna 172 took to the skies in mid-April and has already accumulated over 30 flight hours. Continue Reading →

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Tecnam ramps up at Sebring Regional Airport

Posted on May 12th, 2014 by

SEBRING, Fla. — Tecnam took possession of a new 21,000-square-foot facility at Sebring Regional Airport on April 28 and delivered its first aircraft from this U.S. facility. “Even though we just moved in, we have accomplished our first delivery, a... Continue Reading →

Embry-Riddle adds Arrow trainers to fleet

Posted on May 9th, 2014 by

VERO BEACH, Fla. — Piper Aircraft will begin delivering the first of five new Piper Arrow pilot training aircraft to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Daytona Beach, Fla. campus. Continue Reading →

Privateer taking shape

Posted on May 8th, 2014 by

TITUSVILLE, Fla. — The nearly decade long dream of John Meekins is taking shape — literally. The Privateer, an amphibious turbine pusher, has been in development for more than seven years. Continue Reading →