Seeker America acquires Seabird Aviation

Posted on April 30th, 2014 by

ALBUQUERQUE — Seeker America, a subsidiary of the global aviation company CSI Aviation, has acquired the Australian airplane manufacturer, Seabird Aviation. Continue Reading →

Mooney Acclaim

Mooney kicks off online auction for new airplane

Posted on April 29th, 2014 by

SUN ‘n FUN marked the first public event for Mooney International to officially kickoff its comeback tour to the aviation industry. To celebrate the occasion, CEO Jerry Chen launched an online charity auction to purchase the first new production Mooney... Continue Reading →


Quest unveils executive interior for Kodiak

Posted on April 29th, 2014 by

Quest Aircraft Co. unveiled its new Summit Executive interior at SUN ‘n FUN last month. Continue Reading →

OpenAirplane expands to Hawaii

Posted on April 27th, 2014 by

KAPOLEI, Hawaii – OpenAirplane has inked a new partnership with Barber’s Point Aviation Services to provide Hawaii-based and visiting pilots easier access to aircraft for rental and use on the island of Oahu, through its Universal Pilot Checkout (UPC) system. Continue Reading →

Prince William visits Pacific Aerospace

Posted on April 26th, 2014 by

HAMILTON, New Zealand — Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, recently visited Pacific Aerospace, which has been developing the latest model of its P-750 XSTOL aircraft over the last 18 months. Continue Reading →

Hartzell back in business with Mooney

Posted on April 25th, 2014 by

Hartzell Propeller and Mooney International Corp. are again in business together as the aircraft manufacturer has begun production on the first new Mooney airplane in five years. Hartzell Propeller has initiated deliveries of the company’s three-blade, blended airfoil, scimitar props... Continue Reading →

Powering Imagination teams with Embry-Riddle to create electric flight program

Posted on April 24th, 2014 by

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Powering Imagination have entered into an agreement to create an electric flight program focused on reducing aircraft emissions and noise through development of electric propulsion systems. Continue Reading →


German government funds research to increase GA cabin safety

Posted on April 24th, 2014 by

The German Ministry of Economic Affairs has granted funding for a research project that aims at developing a modular “SafetyBox” cabin safety system for light aircraft. The new system will provide a safety cage around the occupants of an aircraft,... Continue Reading →


Cessna celebrates 100th Grand Caravan EX delivery

Posted on April 24th, 2014 by

Cessna is celebrating the milestone delivery of the 100th Cessna Grand Caravan EX. Continue Reading →

Super Legend launched in Lakeland

Posted on April 23rd, 2014 by

SULPHUR SPRINGS, Texas – American Legend Aircraft Co. launched its Lycoming-powered Super Legend on the grounds of SUN ‘n FUN 2014, with the arrival of three new aircraft. Continue Reading →