Carter Aviation breaks five records in four days

Posted on February 8th, 2014 by

WICHITA FALLS, Texas — Over the course of four days in January, Carter Aviation Technologies‘ Personal Air Vehicle prototype broke five of its own records. Continue Reading →

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Higher horsepower upgrade for Caravan floatplanes approved

Posted on February 7th, 2014 by

Blackhawk Modifications of Waco, Texas, and Wipaire, Inc. of South St. Paul, Minn.,  have received FAA approval of the Blackhawk XP42A engine upgrade for Cessna Model 208 and 208A Caravans on Wipline floats. Continue Reading →

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Pilot Report: SAM LS

Posted on February 6th, 2014 by

SAM LS Designer Thierry Zibi and I met at Sandpiper Aviation at Meacham Airport in Fort Worth during October’s AOPA Summit. We chatted for about an hour prior to climbing aboard the tandem two-seater — named for Zibi’s son —... Continue Reading →

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SAM LS takes off

Posted on February 5th, 2014 by

“Wow! What….is…that?” That was the most common reaction when people first set eyes on the SAM LS  Continue Reading →

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Czech Sport Aircraft delivers 500th aircraft

Posted on February 4th, 2014 by

Czech Sport Aircraft reports the delivery of the 500th aircraft from the company’s facility in Kunovice. Continue Reading →

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Cirrus engineering team honored

Posted on February 4th, 2014 by

DULUTH, Minn. — Cirrus Aircraft’s SR-series Engineering and Design Team has been named the recipient of the 2013 Joseph T. Nall Safety Award, for pioneering a wide array of safety features designed for single-engine aircraft. Continue Reading →

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Duncan Aviation unveils new paint design

Posted on February 4th, 2014 by

LINCOLN, NEB. — Duncan Aviation’s Chairman Emeritus Robert Duncan and his wife, Karen, surround themselves with the things they’re passionate about: aviation and art. So, when Duncan Aviation acquired a new Citation M2, they wanted the jet’s paint scheme to... Continue Reading →

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Savoring the Swift

Posted on January 29th, 2014 by

Pilots often have two dreams: One is to find a derelict airplane in a barn and restore it to an airworthy showpiece; the other is to find someone who shares their passion for aviation. Paul and Sandy Mercandetti from Knoxville,... Continue Reading →

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Help build the ‘One Week Wonder’ at Oshkosh

Posted on January 29th, 2014 by

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wis. —  At EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014, tens of thousands of attendees can share in building an airplane through the “One Week Wonder” project. Continue Reading →

Zenith sets workshops

Posted on January 27th, 2014 by

Zenith has scheduled builder workshops for March 6-7 and April 24-25 at its factory headquarters in Mexico, Mo. The workshops have become popular with sport aviation enthusiasts who have contemplated building their own aircraft, but were not sure Continue Reading →