Piper dealers to meet auto dealers

Posted on January 22nd, 2014 by

VERO BEACH, Fla. — Piper Aircraft and its new aircraft dealers will exhibit a cabin mockup of the company’s Meridian (pictured) at the 2014 National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Convention & Expo, Jan. 24-27, in New Orleans. Continue Reading →

Blog: ‘A Starship in the Wild’ conjures up wonderful memory

Posted on January 21st, 2014 by

Ron Rapp is a pilot and blogger. His blog is called The House of Rapp and his Jan. 20 post, A Starship in the Wild ,conjured up a wonderful memory. Continue Reading →

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Kitfox makes ‘hard decision’ to not attend Sebring

Posted on January 16th, 2014 by

Idaho-based Kitfox Aircraft will be not exhibiting at this week’s U.S. Sport Aviation Expo in Sebring, Florida, commonly known as the Sebring LSA Expo. The decision not the attend the show was a tough one, according to John McBean, Kitfox... Continue Reading →

Searey Light Sport Elite ready for takeoff

Posted on January 14th, 2014 by

TAVARES, Florida — Progressive Aerodyne has received FAA certification for the Searey Elite, a light-sport amphibious airplane. Continue Reading →

For sale: Murphy Aircraft Manufacturing

Posted on January 9th, 2014 by

Murphy Aircraft Manufacturing Ltd. is being offered for sale, hopefully to someone who can take the company to the next stage of development, company officials said. Continue Reading →

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Production of fly-away RV-12s to continue

Posted on January 9th, 2014 by

Production of fly-away S-LSA RV-12 will continue in 2014, according to Dick VanGrunsven, founder of Van’s Aircraft, Inc. and Wally Anderson, head of Synergy Air. Continue Reading →

Want to sell your plane? Be prepared to dance

Posted on January 8th, 2014 by

By BILL WILSON If you plan to sell your airplane in this market, be prepared to dance. You’ll probably have to two-step, twist, boogie and maybe try some new routines before you’ll get that plane sold. And it won’t be... Continue Reading →

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Zenith now shipping CH 750 Cruzer kits

Posted on January 8th, 2014 by

Zenith Aircraft has begun shipping kits for its newest model, the CH 750 Cruzer. Continue Reading →

Rare Rutan aircraft donated to the Institute for Aerospace Education

Posted on December 29th, 2013 by

By SaVannah Rash Spirits were high at the Mayer household in Nelson County on Saturday, Nov. 2. Students from all across Kentucky were scrambling in frenzied excitement over the generous donation made by John Mayer to the Institute for Aerospace... Continue Reading →

Video: Your landing gear doesn’t extend…

Posted on December 26th, 2013 by

A post maintenance flight in a Cessna 210 results in a gear up landing. This YouTube video shows a remarkable landing using only the tail and an extended nose gear. I don’t think it could have gone better. Continue Reading →