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Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Flight Testing Completed For SD-1 Minisport




Flight Testing Completed For SD-1 MinisportAfter a long winter and spring dodging the Utah weather, SkyCraft's SD-1 Minisport has completed flight testing successfully.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Embraer Executive Jets Reaches Milestone Of 500th Phenom Family Jet




Embraer Executive Jets Reaches Milestone Of 500th Phenom Family JetEmbraer Executive Jets celebrated today the delivery of the 500th Phenom family jet, a significant achievement only five-and-a-half years after entry into service of the first aircraft.
Tuesday, June 3, 2014

A Portable Feast


Handheld avionics buyer’s guide for today’s pilots



A Portable FeastMore portable, more powerful, more plentiful: Pilots today have a growing choice of handheld avionics that make flying safer, more efficient and more enjoyable.
Thursday, May 29, 2014

China Certifies Robinson R66




China Certifies Robinson R66China's civil aviation authority, the CAAC, certified the Robinson R66Turbine helicopter on 29 April 2014.
Thursday, May 29, 2014

Pipistrel Successfully Completes FAA LSA Audit




Pipistrel Successfully Completes FAA LSA AuditPipistrel is proud to announce that it has successfully completed the FAA LSA operations audit.
Thursday, May 29, 2014

DAHER-SOCATA Sells A TBM 900 To A European Customer At EBACE 2014




DAHER-SOCATA Sells A TBM 900 To A European Customer At EBACE 2014DAHER-SOCATA announced the sale of a TBM 900 to a European customer at the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE).
Thursday, May 29, 2014

CTI Professional Flight Training Selects Diamond Aircraft




CTI Professional Flight Training Selects Diamond AircraftCTI Professional Flight Training has announced a major purchase agreement with Diamond Aircraft Industries Inc.
Thursday, May 29, 2014

King Schools Offers A 50% Discount To Help Pilots Take Advantage Of Two-Year Window to Get ATP Without Costly New Training




King Schools Offers A 50% Discount To Help Pilots Take Advantage Of Two-Year Window to Get ATP Without Costly New TrainingPilots who pass the ATP written exam before August 1 of this year won't have to take the expensive ground and simulator training that will be required after that date.
Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Aspen Avionics EFD1000 VFR PFD


Aspen launches IFR capability for VFR pilots



Aspen Avionics EFD1000 VFR PFDThough glass cockpit technology has brought the general aviation piloting experience closer to what's available on airliners, VFR pilots haven't been taking advantage of glass in huge numbers.
Tuesday, May 20, 2014

July 2014 Readback




July 2014 ReadbackSolar Flight has been test flying the first solar-powered airplane with a passenger seat, the Sunseeker Duo.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Robinson R66 Receives EASA Certification




Robinson R66 Receives EASA CertificationEASA certification marks an important milestone for Robinson, as two-thirds of thecompany's sales have historically come from foreign customers.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Tecnam Ramps Up At Sebring Regional Airport




Tecnam Ramps Up At Sebring Regional AirportTecnam took possession of the new 21,000 square foot facility at Sebring Regional Airport on Monday, April 28 and delivered their first aircraft from this U.S. facility.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Mooney Comeback Tour Continues At Planes Of Fame Airshow




Mooney Comeback Tour Continues At Planes Of Fame AirshowThe Mooney Comeback Tour continues in a big way, as the newly recharged Company played title sponsor for the Planes of Fame Air Show in Chino, CA, May 3 - 4.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

China Using Zenith CH 750 Aircraft For Pilot Training




China Using Zenith CH 750 Aircraft For Pilot TrainingZenith recently shipped their 45th kit for a STOL CH 750 to China.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Wipaire Launches Gateway To Success Program For A&P Students




Wipaire Launches Gateway To Success Program For A&P StudentsBrainerd, Minnesota, May 3, 2014 – Wipaire, Inc. is excited to launch a new program designed to develop and retain talented young airframe and powerplant mechanics.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Retrofit Roundup: 15 Hot Panel Upgrades


Add instant value and capability with our list of panel retrofit ideas



Retrofit Roundup: 15 Hot Panel UpgradesIt's comical that when we look at an instrument panel today, the array of gear that would have launched waves of envy 10 years ago looks, sadly, like a thrift-store bargain.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Adventure Pilot iFly GPS For iPad And Android


Full-featured GPS moving map and an electronic flight bag app for tablets



Adventure Pilot iFly GPS For iPad And AndroidFour years ago, Adventure Pilot launched the first in their iFly series of handheld moving-map GPS devices.
Thursday, April 24, 2014

ICON Aircraft Production Update




ICON Aircraft Production UpdateAs the ICON A5 moves closer to FAA approval and serial production, the ICON team continues to progress with assembly of the first production prototype A5
Thursday, April 24, 2014

Patty Wagstaff To Appear At Build A Plane’s Teachers’ Day




Patty Wagstaff To Appear At Build A Plane’s Teachers’ DayThree-time national aerobatic champion and International Aerospace Hall of Famer Patty Wagstaff will speak at Build A Plane's 2014 Teachers' Day event on Tuesday, July 29th at EAA's AirVenture in Oshkosh, WI.
Thursday, April 24, 2014

Powering Imagination Agreement With Embry-Riddle




Powering Imagination Agreement With Embry-RiddleEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Powering Imagination LLC announced that they have entered into an agreement to create an electric flight program focused on reducing aircraft emissions.