The first is an engine modification utilizing the advanced power of GE’s H80 engine. The second is an avionics retrofit with the AeroVue integrated flight deck by BendixKing. [Read more…]
The board of directors of Chicago Executive Airport have again rejected pilots’ request for self-serve fuel, continuing a stalemate over high gas prices. According to a story in the Chicago Tribune, the board voted unanimously against offering self-service aviation gas, despite a petition from nearly 200 pilots asking for it.
According to one board member, self-serve fueling stations would compete with the airport’s FBOs.
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Bearhawk Aircraft has unveiled the Bearhawk Bravo, a refinement of the four-place Bearhawk design that established the family of Bearhawk aircraft.
The Bearhawk Bravo, referred to internally as the model “B,” will be available as both a plans-built design and a Quick-Build kit. The original design and modifications are by aviator, mechanic and engineer Bob Barrows. [Read more…]
Officials with Sonex Aircraft announced on opening day of AirVenture that the Oshk0sh-based company has begun a new initiative to make kit aircraft building a part of the mainstream general aviation infrastructure in China.
Working with China GA trailblazer Francis Chao and his firm Uniworld, Sonex Aircraft is set to promote its products in China with a multi-part strategy that includes government advocacy, participation in the training infrastructure for GA pilots and mechanics, and growth of the Chinese recreational aviation enthusiast base. [Read more…]
JSfirm.com‘s database of thousands of aviation industry jobs can now be search at the General Aviation News website. The search functionality on General Aviation News is unique and allows job seekers to narrow results by category, key word, location or company name – all from the website’s search form. [Read more…]
OSHKOSH — After unveiling the remanufactured Ascend 172 light single engine aircraft at last year’s Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture, Yingling Aviation has taken another step in narrowing the gap between new and renovated airplanes by incorporating a number of customer-inspired enhancements into the 2016 version of the airplane on display at this year’s Oshkosh, which kicks off Monday, July 25. [Read more…]