The Italian Groppo Trail is now available in the U.S. The high-wing light-sport or amateur-built kit features tandem seating, all-metal construction, and wings that are foldable in less than five minutes by one person.
Eclipse Aerospace reports that all 2014 Eclipse 500 PLUS upgrade positions have been sold.
Since the program commenced March 12, more than 60 Eclipse Jet owners have selected the Eclipse 500 PLUS upgrade for their aircraft, company officials said.
OSHKOSH — Sonex Aircraft reports that the SubSonex Personal Jet model JSX-2 achieved first flight on Thursday, July 10, completing a series of initial flight tests through the remainder of the week.
SkyCraft Airplanes has declared to the FAA that its SD-1 Minsiport is compliant with all ASTM regulations for Light-Sport Aircraft one year after publicly announcing it would be producing the airplane ready-to-fly.
SkyCraft now awaits an FAA audit, after which it will be able to make its first aircraft deliveries. The FAA has scheduled SkyCraft’s audit for two months from now, company officials report.
Progressive Aerodyne has opened its newly established sales office in Shanghai, China, to support the sale of Searey light-sport amphibious airplanes.
TEMECULA, Calif. —Quicksilver Aeronautics reached an important milestone with the receipt of an airworthiness certificate for its first-ever Special Light-Sport Aircraft. This final approval now enables the Southern California producer to begin offering ready to fly models of its aircraft.
GREENSBORO, N.C.— The first production HondaJet achieved its initial flight June 27, marking another milestone toward aircraft certification and entry into service in 2015.
WICHITA, Kan. – Cessna Aircraft Co. has received FAA certification of the Flight Into Known Icing (FIKI) system for the high-performance Cessna TTx propeller aircraft.