The webinar will focus on the maintenance of Light-Sport Aircraft (LSA) and “how the proposed changes to the LSA regulations may affect the operations and maintenance of these aircraft,” FAA officials noted.
It is amazing what can happen when there is a desire to make something happen.
The original comment period was supposed to close Oct. 23, 2023. It has now been extended to Jan. 22, 2024.
The company started delivering to customers in earnest in early 2018, officials said, noting A5 owners are located in 30 states and 13 countries across five continents.
Just because I don’t have a need for the tech doesn’t mean it isn’t cool or worthy.
Four years after the project began, students involved in the Naples Youth Aviation Project (NYAP) in Florida recently unveiled the Sling 2 Light-Sport Aircraft they built.
Based at two airports in Georgia — Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport (KGVL) in Gainesville and Dekalb Peachtree Airport (KPDK) in Chamblee — Lanier Flight Center will be responsible for sales, service, support, and training for Pipistrel’s ultralight, light sport, and type certified aircraft, including the Alpha Trainer, Velis Electro, and Panthera.
Despite a year of war, of plunging stock markets, and sky-high energy prices, of protests and riots in multiple countries, plus ongoing supply chain strains and lingering COVID fears, the LSA market grew by a healthy 18% in 2022, after rising 10% in 2021. The industry is now performing better than in 2019, the last year of relative sanity before COVID lockdowns.
While Rotax dominates the LSA engine market, other contenders, such as Jabiru, are making their mark.