On a recent visit to Rotax near Wels, Austria, I was privileged to examine the immense Rotax engine factory and test facilities with executive Christian Mundigler.
The 10th annual U.S. Sport Aviation Expo — known by most as the Sebring LSA Expo — will take center stage at Florida’s Sebring Regional Airport Jan. 16-19, 2014.
The first step in helping someone get a pilot certificate is getting that person into an airplane. That’s the mission of the Aviation Access Project, an asset management company geared toward Light-Sport Aircraft (LSA).
According to CEO Rick Matthews, to attract wanna-be pilots to the “culture of aviation, we have to make aviation friendlier.”
LOS ANGELES — ICON Aircraft has raised its fourth and final round of equity funding, totaling more than $60 million.
Renegade Light Sport recently unveiled its Broken Wing project for wounded warriors. Officials with the company, which recently relocated to Saint Lucie County Airport in Fort Pierce, Florida, said, “We will introduce our injured military heroes to the freedom of flight using two specially designed and equipped SC07 Speed Cruisers.”
Forty years and more than 8,000 airplanes flying easily makes Van’s Aircraft the most prolific kit aircraft supplier in the history of aviation. Does anyone in flying not know about the RV-series?
What everyone may not know (or remember) is that Van’s entered into a deal with Synergy Air to fully build an initial run of a dozen ready-to-fly RV-12s as it enters into the new and quite different realm of manufactured aircraft under the Light-Sport Aircraft rule.
The successful first flight of the Tecnam Astore Light-Sport Aircraft took place at Tecnam’s Capua production facility on May 27.