DENVER, Colo. — XTI Aircraft Company, which is developing the TriFan 600, has asked the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to convert almost $14 million in expressed interest into real investments for thousands of individuals worldwide.
XTI launched a “test-the-waters” equity crowdfunding campaign in late August to develop the TriFan 600, a six-seat fixed-wing airplane with the ability to take off and land like a helicopter. Conceptual design of the aircraft has been completed and validated by an independent team of technical experts, according to company officials. [Read more…]
A Cessna 182L, the lead airplane, and a Cessna 185F, the trail airplane, collided during a formation skydiving flight in Superior, Wis., resulting in one minor injury. [Read more…]
EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — More than 30 pieces of nose art from World War II combat aircraft are making their first-ever trip outside their home museum, with the Experimental Aircraft Association AirVenture Museum in Oshkosh chosen as the first public display location for this rare collection. [Read more…]
This past Friday I enjoyed the company of nearly a hundred close friends, most of whom I’d never met before.
The event that brought us together at Gilbert Field (KGIF) in Winter Haven, Florida, was the annual meeting of the Seaplane Pilots Association. Members gather for this once-a-year event, arriving by land, sea, and air. I have to admit, I made my way to the meeting on a motorcycle, but only because I live within spitting distance of the field. Given the opportunity, I’d have flown in, as so many did. [Read more…]