Comp Air teams with Privateer Industries

Posted on April 13th, 2014 by

TITUSVILLE, Florida — Comp Air Aviation has a long history of building high-performance composite aircraft. Over  the past 15 years the company has been busy  building carbon composite aircraft with an eye toward FAA certification. So, when John Meekins, owner... Continue Reading →

Pipistrel launches online Virus SW course

Posted on April 13th, 2014 by

Pipistrel-online, the Pipistrel training portal, has released a new on-line course for the VIRUS SW Light-Sport Aircraft. Continue Reading →

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Continental Motors acquires F406 type certificate

Posted on April 8th, 2014 by

Continental Motors has partnered with ASI Innovation of Reims, France, to acquire the Type Certificate, inventory and manufacturing rights for the F406 twin engine turboprop formerly produced by Reims Aviation of Reims, France. Continue Reading →

TBM 900 uses Hartzell standby alternator

Posted on April 7th, 2014 by

Daher-Socata has selected Hartzell Engine Technologies new lightweight, 100-amp ES-10024B-5 unit as the standby alternator aboard the new-generation TBM-900. Continue Reading →

Zenith introduces CH-750 with Rotax 912iS at SUN ’n FUN

Posted on April 3rd, 2014 by

Zenith Aircraft introduced a CH 750 powered by a new Rotax 912iS engine at this week’s SUN ’n FUN. Continue Reading →

Diamond twin-engine diesel makes show debut

Posted on April 2nd, 2014 by

A new diesel twin-engine DA42-VI — known as the Dash-6 — is making its 2014 show debut at this week’s SUN ’n FUN. Continue Reading →

Arion Aircraft introduces Lightning XS

Posted on April 1st, 2014 by

Arion Aircraft is introducing its newest kit airplane, the Lightning XS, at this week’s SUN ’n FUN. Continue Reading →

Surprise SUN ’n FUN showing by Kitfox

Posted on March 31st, 2014 by

When John McBean of Kitfox Aircraft announced earlier this year that the company wouldn’t be able to participate in any of the big airshows, it was a bad news/good news scenario. The bad news: Air show attendees wouldn’t get to... Continue Reading →

Piper delivers 550th Meridian

Posted on March 31st, 2014 by

VERO BEACH, Fla. — Piper Aircraft today delivered the company’s 550th new Meridian to a Swedish customer who purchased the first new Meridian to enter service in that Northern European country. Continue Reading →

CubCrafters introduces new flagship panel

Posted on March 31st, 2014 by

CubCrafters is displaying a new top-of-the-line instrument panel at this week’s SUN ’n FUN in cooperation with Garmin, which is simultaneously introducing its G3X Touch 10.6-inch touch-sensitive flight display system. Continue Reading →