Honda Aircraft's first production HondaJet achieved its initial flight, marking another milestone toward aircraft certification and entry into service in 2015. First Production HondaJet Makes Initial Flight
CTI Professional Flight Training selected the Diamond DA20-C1 as its primary trainer and the Austro engine-powered DA42 as its complex, multi-engine trainer. CTI Professional Selects Diamond Aircraft
Solar Flight has been test flying the first solar-powered airplane with a passenger seat, the Sunseeker Duo. Sunseeker Duo's First Solar-Powered Flights
Swiss watch manufacturer Breitling announced that the Breitling Jet Team will be performing in the U.S. for the first time ever in 2015. Breitling Jet Team To Perform In The U.S.
The Red Bull Air Race World Championship returned from a three-year break with a spectacular three-way battle for first in the bright blue skies over Abu Dhabi. Red Bull Air Races 2014
Beechcraft Corporation recognized the 50th anniversary of the first flight of the King Air Model 90 with several three-ship passes of the company's current production King Air models over its home airfield, Beech Field, in Wichita, Kan., as employees...
After a five-year hiatus from manufacturing single-engine airplanes, Mooney announced that it will restart manufacturing in January 2014 at its headquarters in Kerrville, Texas. Mooney Is Back!
Air show pilot Skip Stewart is the 2013 recipient of the Bill Barber Award for Showmanship. 2013 Showmanship Award ...
At Aero 2013, Friedrichshafen, Tecnam premiered its next-generation LSA, the Astore. The New Tecnam Astore ...
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.
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.
Icon Aircraft and Cirrus Aircraft announced that Cirrus will become one of the key strategic supplier partners for the Icon A5 amphibious light-sport aircraft. Icon & Cirrus Partner On A5
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
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...
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.
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
This year, Rotax Aircraft is celebrating 40,000 912/914 four-stroke engines and the 15th anniversary of the 914 line. Rotax Celebrates!
The Cirrus SR20 has been selected as the aircraft of choice for the U.S. Air Force Academy's Powered Flight Program. Air Force Selects Cirrus
A new promotion has launched to encourage pilots who have left the market in the past few years to return to being active pilots. Top Stories
At Sun ’n Fun, American Legend Aircraft introduced their new Super Legend, the latest in their lineup of two-place sport aircraft. Top Stories
In a milestone development, Cirrus announced that Cirrus Aircraft will be sold to China Aviation Industry General Aircraft Co. (CAIGA). Top Stories
A firefighting department based at 8,300 feet in the Ecuadorian Andes has acquired a Flight Design CTLS light-sport aircraft as its aerial support unit. Top Stories