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 →

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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 →

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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 →

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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 →

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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 →

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Sonex gears up for June 7-8 Workshop Seminar

Posted on May 22nd, 2014 by

OSHKOSH, Wis. — Sonex Aircraft is preparing for a busy summer in 2014. The season will kick off at the June 7-8 Sonex Builders Workshop event, the 57th seminar since the company’s founding in 1998. Workshops give current and prospective builders a hands-on opportunity to gain... Continue Reading →

Aero Electric Aircraft Corp. launches with Sun Flyer

Posted on May 20th, 2014 by

DENVER – Bye Aerospace has launched Aero Electric Aircraft Corp. (AEAC) to produce a solar-electric light-sport aircraft Sun Flyer under a license agreement from PC-Aero. The company will bring to market the first U.S.-sponsored, practical all-electric airplane serving the training, recreational... Continue Reading →

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Just Aircraft ships 500th kit

Posted on May 20th, 2014 by

WALHALLA, S.C. — Just Aircraft has shipped its 500th kit, a SuperSTOL, to James Coonan in Ransom, Ill. Kits have gone to all 50 states and over 20 foreign countries, company officials report. Continue Reading →