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Article: Diamond Aircraft’s Austria Home

It's late August, and it's also Saturday morning of my last weekend in Austria.

Article: Oshkosh 2012: Airborne Excitement

Sixty years and half-a-million airplane lovers per year can't be wrong.

Article: It's An LSA World

New movements can take awhile to root in the public consciousness.

Article: The Game Changer

In the relatively short span of aviation history, invention—usually driven by the necessity of war and/or competition—has accelerated the growth of aircraft performance at an amazing pace.

Article: Something Xtra Special

For years, GA manufacturers have left the upgrade aftermarket to STC (supplemental type certificate) holders and mod shops—the entities that developed or acquired an approved process of altering a certificated aircraft, and aircraft repair stations t...

Article: Easy Ownership: The Great LSA

Herewith, the Essential Question: What's great about owning and flying an LSA?

Article: ElectriFly 2010

In 2007, a quintessential “garage inventor” named Randall Fishman showed up out of nowhere at Oshkosh AirVenture with an electric-powered ultralight—and quietly turned the aviation world on its ear.

Article: The Single-Engine Jet From Diamond

I want one. And if you’re thinking about stepping up to your first jet in the next few years, you will, too, once you fly it. I want one. And if...

Article: Breezer II: The Girl Next Door

Flying an unfamiliar LSA is a bit like a first date. Your friends have talked her up. She has a pretty smile, but will you get along? Does she Tweet or use Facebook, keep an old-fashioned diary, or both?

Also labeled: LSAs, Specs, Summer Flying

Article: Backstage With A Rock Star

“Rock star.” It’s a phrase you frequently hear when talking to Kirk Hawkins, founder and CEO of Icon Aircraft in Los Angeles, Calif. (function(){ var flashvars = {affiliateSiteId:"85996", widgetId:"108329",...

Article: Air Show Roundup: Oshkosh!