Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg, the Swiss founders of Solar Impulse, announced that their solar-powered airplane will attempt a coast-to-coast crossing of the U.S. this spring without using a single drop of fuel.
Cessna Aircraft's Cessna TTx completed its first production flight on Saturday, March 2, departing from the Cessna facility in Independence, Kan. Cessna TTx First Production Flight
Cirrus Aircraft's new 2013 SR22 and SR22T feature an increased certified gross weight to 3,600 pounds, which allows an extra person, extra baggage or cargo while carrying more fuel. Generation 5 Cirrus
Arnold Pistorius from Pretoria, South Africa, recently completed construction of his Lancair Evolution in Redmond, Ore. From Oregon To South Africa
World-class aviators, including U.S. Air Force Thunderbird fighter pilots, commanded a legendary World War II P-51 Mustang and Cessna Citation Mustangs in formation over New York Harbor to commemorate the historical, cultural and economic...
Cessna Aircraft announced the first Cessna-owned Citation Service Center in the U.K., located at Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield. First Citation Service Center In The U.K.
One of the truly outstanding benefits of shows such as Sun 'n Fun in Lakeland, Fla., and AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wis., is that pilots have the opportunity to examine and often get some hands-on experience with many of the latest technologies in avionics....
Cessna is moving its 162 Skycatcher out of the light-sport-aircraft category and into the primary aircraft category in an effort to aid in the certification process with countries worldwide. Skycatcher Moves Into Primary...
ICON Aircraft is collaborating closely with Lotus Engineering USA on key areas of the production design of the ICON A5 amphibious light-sport aircraft. ICON And Lotus Collaboration
On April 18, The Airplane Factory received its S-LSA Airworthiness certificate for the first Sling LSA (N511NG). Sling LSA Certified!
The Cirrus Vision SF50 personal-jet program is fully funded through certification and initial production, thanks to a major investment by its new owner, CAIGA. Cirrus Vision Jet: Full Speed Ahead
Last year: tornados and wrecked airplanes. This year: sun. Way sun. What a glorious week. Temps in the '80s. Refreshing breezes everyday. Billowy cotton-ball clouds and only one minor afternoon thunderstorm.
The Redbird Skyport fleet has expanded with the addition of a new, customized Piper PA-44 Seminole delivered at Sun 'n Fun. Redbird Skyport Adds Seminole
An evolution of the Rotax 912 engine, the new Rotax 912 iS engine from BRP utilizes a modern fuel-injection system and digital engine control unit to ensure optimal fuel and air mixture at any altitude, lower operating costs and CO2 emission reduction....
Tecnam announced the successful first flight of its latest edition to the Tecnam P92 family of aircraft, the Tecnam P92 Tail Dragger. U.S. customers will be able to choose from two engines: the Rotax 912ULS2 and the Lycoming O-233.
The Khaki Flight Timer, Hamilton's new pilot watch designed with Swiss helicopter rescue and transport service Air Zermatt, was officially launched in the ski village of Zermatt, Switzerland, in December 2011. Dramatic Launch...
For no less than 50 years, pilots have relied on the Flight Guide Airport and Frequency Manual for airport information while flying cross-country. ...
It's ironic that even in a multimillion-dollar aircraft, the ultimate cockpit situational awareness comes through a pair of headsets that can be anything from an $80 pair of eBay budget buys to $1,100 ANR big-namers.
Remos Aircraft CEO Theo Paeffgen has completed a series of site visits to all North American dealers Remos Focuses On U.S. ...
I've been following Control Vision's Anywhere Map line of products for many years now, and the Septa addresses most of the issues with previous models. ...
I was tired. No, beyond tired. I was fairly well-whipped. There are no legal limits imposed on flight hours associated with ferry flying, and stupidly. ...
Hawker Beechcraft is incorporating new interiors in its Beechcraft Baron and Bonanza airplanes. The new interiors improve cabin comfort and functionality, and feature an automatic climate-control system and an LED external lighting package.
Orange plastic barrier fences and blue tent tops shiver in the light breeze.
SportairUSA, a U.S. marketer and distributor of light-sport aircraft, announced price reductions in the entire Zlin Savage line of aircraft. Savage Cub For Less
Among turbine pilots, Telex makes some of the most popular headsets in the world.
This year, Rotax Aircraft is celebrating 40,000 912/914 four-stroke engines and the 15th anniversary of the 914 line. Rotax Celebrates!
One market segment generally ignored in aviation-headset makers is the rough-and-tumble world of flight schools and industrial operations.
It’s becoming an interactive world. Like many of you, I own an airplane that’s a legitimate antique but that will probably outlive me.
Economies rise and fall like ocean waves. Headlines blare about this debt crisis and that stock market selloff, and through it all we keep on keeping on: That’s what humans do.
The economy hasn't dampened the resolve or enthusiasm of the avionics industry, which continues its feverish develop-ment of ever-more-spectacular instrumentation to help us fly with greater awareness, safety and simplicity.