CubCrafters has received FAA approval of a non-TSO’d, fully-integrated EFIS avionics suite as primary instrumentation for the company’s Part 23 Certified XCub.
This iconic aircraft is one of only five of its type still flying in the world, according to Bonhams officials, who note it was completely restored when Norman acquired it 20 years ago. [Read more…]
Lufthansa Aviation Training has ordered 25 aircraft to lead its ab-initio and other flight training programs in Goodyear, Arizona. [Read more…]
ONE Aviation revealed at the Eclipse Jet Owners and Pilots Association annual convention that it had selected the Williams International FJ33-5A-12 turbofan as the engine to power the EA700 Project Canada.
The Canada project was unveiled last year as an upgrade to the Eclipse 500/550. The Canada holds more fuel in a longer wing, with 2-foot extensions on each side, more cabin volume, with a 14-inch fuselage stretch, Garmin G3000 avionics, and more power with the FJ33 engines, according to company officials. [Read more…]
Veteran aviator Doug Decker approaches most flying matters with an engineer’s critical eye for detail. Things need to be exact. The numbers have to tally. Logic holds ascendency over emotion.
But describing his aircraft, N998PL, a brilliant yellow 1996 A36 Bonanza, Decker sounds a lot like a pilot speaking straight from the heart.
“I don’t think there is an airplane in the United States today that has the form, fit and functions that this airplane has,” Decker began. [Read more…]