The first flight of the Belite Chipper with the Rotax 912UL engine was held June 19.
Belite’s James Wiebe posted this video of the flight: [Read more…]
For 23 years now, Donna Svoboda and Dennis Reynolds have traveled the country together, in different airplanes. She in her Citabria, him in his Pacer.
No longer. Sort of. [Read more…]
Lufthansa Aviation Training has ordered 25 aircraft to lead its ab-initio and other flight training programs in Goodyear, Arizona. [Read more…]
The FAA’s FAA’s National Kit Evaluation Team (NKET) recently evaluated the Merlin’s Quick Build Kit, and it passed by .01%, according to company officials. [Read more…]
WICHITA, Kansas — The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the FAA have certified the Cessna Turbo Skyhawk JT-A with Garmin G1000 NXi avionics, paving way for deliveries to customers in Europe and the U.S.
Officials with Textron Aviation reported that the aircraft, equipped with the Continental CD-155 engine that runs on Jet-A fuel, has exceeded initial performance targets, including improved maximum range. [Read more…]
The aircraft is recharged by either a battery swap or electric vehicle rechargers. It will not use any fossil fuel and will be available as a bush plane, float or amphibious. [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…]
It’s not general aviation by any stretch of the imagination, but it is interesting: An inside look at the jets that the world’s leaders travel in — in style. [Read more…]