Droneport: FAA Flight Standards Issues Notice to Inspectors on Logging Drone Pilot Time

Posted on April 1st, 2014 by

From Droneport.com, “Because it is getting more requests in the field, the FAA Flight Standards Division, whose aviation safety inspectors conduct pilot certification duties, recently issued a notice, Logging of Unmanned Aircraft Systems Pilot Time. It clarifies questions raised by drone... 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 →

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Last chance to buy ticket for P-51 raffle

Posted on March 31st, 2014 by

This is the last week to buy raffle tickets to win a ride in Stallion 51‘s P-51 Mustang. Proceeds from the raffle will benefit Mercy Flight Southeast, which provides free air transportation to life-saving medical appointments for children and adults. While pilots... 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 →

San Diego Christian College launches pipeline to American Eagle Airlines

Posted on March 31st, 2014 by

San Diego Christian College has inked an agreement with American Eagle Airlines that will allow its aviation students a direct pathway to a career with commercial airlines. Continue Reading →

Seaplane LSAs take off

Posted on March 30th, 2014 by

Many have now heard that the Light-Sport Aircraft industry achieved an impressive benchmark in its first decade. As the newest aviation segment approaches its 10th birthday in the summer of 2014, airplane designers have created and gained FAA acceptance for... Continue Reading →

Warning signs in FAA forecast

Posted on March 30th, 2014 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The recently released forecast by the FAA for 2014 to 2034 is generally upbeat for aviation, but when digging into the big report it had a picture not so rosy for much of general aviation. This should... Continue Reading →

G3X Touch

Garmin unveils G3X Touch

Posted on March 30th, 2014 by

Garmin has introduced the G3X Touch, a large touchscreen, glass flight display system for installation in experimental amateur-built and light-sport aircraft (LSA). Continue Reading →