This innovative Australian single emphasizes the principle that less really can be more
When you think of dedicated utility airplanes, what’s the first machine that comes to mind: a Cessna Stationair, a Cherokee Six, a Cessna Caravan? George Morgan of GippsAero in Moreland, Australia, has a slightly different answer to that question
Raising the bar on a history of quality, performance, handling and comfort
One of the very first LSA I flew was the Evektor SportStar, an all-metal, low-wing monoplane with a cute bubbly profile and a stable, confidence-inspiring, long-distance-comfortable, easy-to-fly flight personality.
Cessna’s hit airplane keeps getting better with age
All really great flying adventures begin at dawn,” wrote Stephen Coonts in his cross-country odyssey Cannibal Queen, and those words were all I was thinking about as I drove to the airport with the sun still hiding and the new day before me.
Boeing Stearman Engine make/model: 200 hp Continental W-670-5 Propeller: McCauley FP metal Gross weight (lbs.): 2950 Std. empty weight (lbs.) 2200 Useful load, std. (lbs.): 50 Usable fuel, std. (gal./lbs.): 43/258 Payload, full std. fuel (lbs.): 492 Wingspan: 32 ft. 1 in. Overall length: 24 ft. 9 in. Height: 9 ft. 8 in. Wing area more »
Despite what some folks believed was a down economy for piston aircraft, there are still nearly four dozen models on the market, and all 11 manufacturers seem to be standing strong against the recession.