FAA pursues rulemaking on third class medical

Posted on April 2nd, 2014 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The FAA is moving ahead with the rulemaking process to possibly expand the number of pilots eligible to fly without the need for a third-class medical certificate. Continue Reading →

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Hydrodynamics introduces Method Seven Glasses

Posted on April 2nd, 2014 by

Hydrodynamics introduced the Method Seven Glasses at this week’s SUN ’n FUN. Continue Reading →

Paddle lamps make their debut

Posted on April 2nd, 2014 by

New from PSA Enterprises are paddle lamps, LED Replacement Navigational/Position Lamps that are available in red or green, 14 or 28 volts, weighing in at less than .0285 pounds. Continue Reading →

Scheme Designers debut limited edition designs for Cirrus aircraft

Posted on April 2nd, 2014 by

Scheme Designers has introduced Cirrus Applied Art — 12 limited edition vinyl design sets available just for Cirrus owners. Only 15 of each set will be sold and each set is numbered and signed by the artist. 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 →

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 →