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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 →


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 →


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 →


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 →


Is Little Nellie’s little sister for sale?

Posted on June 9th, 2014 by

She’s unique. She’s armed. She’s dangerous. And she’s seen almost as much action as her big sister, Little Nellie, arguably the real star of the James Bond movie “You Only Live Twice.” The XR-944 is the “military sister” to James Bond’s Little... Continue Reading →

Clay Lacy donates jets to LA school

Posted on June 4th, 2014 by

Veteran pilot and business aviation pioneer Clay Lacy will donate two iconic business jets, a non-flying Learjet 24 and Gulfstream GIISP, June 5 to an aircraft mechanics school at Van Nuys Airport, marking the largest single gift in the adult... Continue Reading →


Progress Report: C4

Posted on June 4th, 2014 by

The Flight Design C4, the four-place GA aircraft currently in development by Flight Design, has seen substantial progress this spring, according to company officials. At SUN ‘n FUN, Flight Design revealed the Vision Touch Avionics suite, with the complete system on display... Continue Reading →

Flight testing completed for SD-1 Minisport

Posted on June 1st, 2014 by

After a long winter and spring dodging the Utah weather, SkyCraft’s SD-1 Minisport has completed flight testing, meeting all the performance requirements needed for S-LSA certification, according to company officials. Continue Reading →