Orders now being taken for next batch of factory-built RV-12s

Posted on November 20th, 2013 by

Now that Synergy Air has delivered its first dozen factory RV-12s, the company has begun taking orders for another batch, according to a report at AOPA.org. The story notes that Synergy Air expects to build about 30 RV-12s in the next... Continue Reading →


Super Legend wins S-LSA approval

Posted on November 18th, 2013 by

SULPHUR SPRINGS, Texas — American Legend Aircraft Co.’s Super Legend has completed S-LSA approval and FAA certification review. Continue Reading →


First Jubilee CTLSi arrive in U.S.

Posted on November 18th, 2013 by

SOUTH WOODSTOCK, Conn. — When Jubilee was offered by German Light-Sport Aircraft producer Flight Design, the company announced it would be a limited run. Only 25 would be built to commemorate the company’s 25th anniversary. All 25 were sold shortly... Continue Reading →


Visit Kennedy’s historic Air Force One at Air Force museum

Posted on November 18th, 2013 by

DAYTON, Ohio — On Nov. 22, the world will mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. One of the most historic artifacts associated with that fateful day is on display at the National Museum of... Continue Reading →


Bird Dog to be auctioned at Barrett-Jackson

Posted on November 12th, 2013 by

Cessna is donating a restored 1953 L-19/O-1 “Bird Dog” to the Armed Forces Foundation (AFF) for sale this January at the 43rd annual Barrett-Jackson car auction in Scottsdale, Ariz. Continue Reading →

Piper deliveries, revenue continues upward trend

Posted on November 7th, 2013 by

VERO BEACH, Fla. — Piper Aircraft sustained solid deliveries and revenue performance during the third quarter of 2013, continuing an improving trend, company officials report. Continue Reading →

Upgrading your plane

Posted on November 6th, 2013 by

The next print issue of General Aviation News features a special focus on Upgrading Your Plane, so we wanted to go to our readers to find out what upgrades they’ve recently had done. What was involved? How much did it... Continue Reading →


Zenith becomes backcountry workhorse

Posted on November 5th, 2013 by

PEMBROKE, Quebec — While many Zenith builders dream about flying into the backcountry, Richard Lauzon, 56, flies the opposite direction. Based at the Ten Mile Lodge in northern Quebec, Lauzon says his STOL CH 801 is by far the most... Continue Reading →


First flight: e-Go

Posted on November 4th, 2013 by

The e-Go prototype took to the skies for the first time Oct. 24 in England. Chief Test Pilot was Keith Dennison for the design, which has been in development for the past 10 years, according to Giotto Castelli, who is... Continue Reading →

GA billings, deliveries on the rise

Posted on October 31st, 2013 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Total worldwide general aviation airplane shipments rose 6.6% over the same period last year, from 1,419 to 1,513 shipments, according to figures just released by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association. Billings for GA airplanes worldwide in the... Continue Reading →