The all-inclusive and immersive program aims to help student pilots earn their sport pilot certificate in as little as three weeks, according to EAA officials.
Light aircraft builders in the USA, Europe, Australia, Brazil, and South Africa are preparing aircraft I choose to call Mosaic LSA or mLSA in preparation for the FAA’s update of the LSA regulations.
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.
Why is our LSA expert writing about a 93-year-old aircraft? Because it’s back — with a modern twist.
I’d suggest you approach buying any aircraft slowly, and ask lots of questions, such as total time, does it have a history of extended periods of activity, and review any and all maintenance records.
While FAA officials did give an update on Mosaic at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2022, they also let it be known that the new rule is not ready. That’s because officials have made a big change to the original update.
As Zenith Aircraft celebrates its 30th birthday, it’s a good time to look at what factors make the company a leader in light aircraft.
Magnus Aircraft’s Fusion 212 is now approved for upset recovery training and intentional spin and basic aerobatics (+6/-3Gs), the first and only available Light Sport Aircraft for these maneuvers, according to company officials.
At SUN ‘n FUN 2022 Air-Tech’s Ken Borne fired the new Aero engine up for journalists and prospective buyers, but they haven’t flown the engine on any of their aircraft yet. I’ll be looking for news at Oshkosh 2022 about how well that engine performed and whether it could sweep through the thousands of Quicksilvers flying.