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 →

First production Citation CJ3+ rolls off manufacturing line

Posted on May 29th, 2014 by

Cessna Aircraft Co. today celebrated the rollout of the first production unit of the Citation CJ3+ at the company’s manufacturing facility in Wichita, Kan. Continue Reading →

Correction: GlobalParts website

Posted on May 29th, 2014 by

We reported in Thursday’s edition of The Pulse of Aviation e-newsletter that GlobalParts Group purchased the Type Certificate of the Meyers Aircraft Model 200. We included an incorrect link to GlobalParts website. The correct website address is GlobalParts.aero. Continue Reading →


GlobalParts Group acquires Meyers Type Certificate

Posted on May 28th, 2014 by

AUGUSTA, Kan. — GlobalParts Group has acquired the Type Certificate, intellectual property, tooling, and assets of the Meyers Aircraft Model 200 type design. It has formed a subsidiary, Interceptor Aviation, to facilitate the servicing and support of the iconic high performance single engine... Continue Reading →


Cessna Citation Latitude issued Type Inspection Authorization by FAA

Posted on May 27th, 2014 by

Cessna Aircraft Co. reports the FAA has grants Type Inspection Authorization (TIA) for the new Cessna Citation Latitude midsize business jet. Continue Reading →


Quicksilver confirms large Chinese order

Posted on May 26th, 2014 by

TEMECULA, Calif. — Quicksilver Aeronautics reports it signed a distribution agreement resulting in an order for 77 aircraft in May. The first two aircraft are in the manufacturing process in Quicksilver’s Temecula factory and will be shipped to China for final assembly,... Continue Reading →

Wings of Freedom Plane

Minden-Tahoe Airport to host World War II aircraft

Posted on May 24th, 2014 by

MINDEN, Nevada — The Wings of Freedom Tour, honoring World War II veterans, including the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress “Nine O Nine,” B-24 Liberator “Witchcraft,” and P-51 Mustang fighter will arrive at Minden-Tahoe Airport at noon on June 2 and will... Continue Reading →