Belite’s James Wiebe recently flew the Belite Sealite amphibious ultralight off the water for the first time.
Quest Aircraft Co. has received final approval from the FAA for the integration of the Garmin GFC 700 Automatic Fight Control System (AFCS) in the KODIAK.
SportairUSA, the U.S. distributor of Savage Cub-S, Cub, Cruiser and Classic aircraft, has launched a contest to rename the Savage Cub-S.
VERO BEACH, Fla. — Piper Aircraft has received a Validation of Type Certificate issued by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) for its M-Class single-engine aircraft. The Piper M-Class series consists of the turboprop Piper Meridian, the pressurized piston-powered Piper Mirage and the unpressurized piston-powered Piper Matrix.
WATTsUP, Pipistrel’s new two-seat electric trainer took its maiden flight Aug. 22.
Hartzell Propeller has received Supplemental Type Certificate approval from the FAA for installation of the company’s new Swept-Tip Trailblazer propellers on all Aviat Husky utility aircraft.
LACHUTE, Quebec, Canada — Just a year and a half after the first flight of the prototype SAM aircraft, President Thierry Zibi has put the company up for sale.
Why, after so much work – design, fixturing, successful flight test, certification, and orders – would that be a good time to sell the company? Zibi says, “I came to the realization that I love designing airplanes, but I am not so keen on running a production company.”
Cessna Aircraft Co. recently delivered the 10,000th single-engine aircraft from its Independence, Kan. facility since its first delivery in June 1996.
Liberty University took delivery of this milestone aircraft, a Cessna Skyhawk, along with two other Cessna Skyhawks, adding to its growing flight training fleet.