Bearhawk Aircraft reports its line of utility, transport and recreational aircraft are now flying on five continents.
The Barrows Bearhawk was originally conceived and first built in the mid-1990s in Virginia. Today, three models are offered in both plan and kit form for amateur aircraft builders. [Read more…]
By TED LUEBBERS
Paul Adrien is a soft-spoken man, so much so that you would not realize he has a wealth of aviation knowledge and experience when you first meet him unless you happen to mention planes. [Read more…]
By TED LUEBBERS
The 1929 replica of the Pietenpol aircraft that graced the EAA Chapter 534 hangar at the Leesburg International Airport in Leesburg, Florida, was hauled away by an aircraft mover Jan. 4, 2017. The plane’s over the road destination will be Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome in Rhinebeck, New York. [Read more…]
Officials at Bearhawk Aircraft report the first flights of two Bearhawk Light-Sport Aircraft built by customers from Quick-Build kits.
Owner/builders Bruce McElhoe of California and Bob Way of Alabama completed, certified and flew their Bearhawk LSAs, the first two completions, in November 2016. [Read more…]
YAKIMA, Wash. — Now available for the existing fleet of CubCrafters airplanes are new airframe parachute systems.
In May 2016, the company introduced systems for new production Carbon Cubs. Now, retrofit parachutes may be installed at CubCrafters and at select Authorized Service Centers.
The airframe parachute systems were developed in partnership with BRS Aerospace. [Read more…]