We thought we were doing something really clever when we came up with the “10 Sexiest Airplanes” idea. It wasn’t until we delved into making up the list that we came face-to-face with the need to define the term “sexy.”
Remos GXNXT Price as flown: $164,648 Engine make/model: 100 hp Rotax 912 ULS Cabin width (in.): 46.8 Max takeoff weight (lbs.): 1320 Empty weight (lbs.): 718 Useful load, full fuel (lbs.): 602 Wing tank capacity (gals.): 22 Wingspan: 30 ft. 6 in. PERFORMANCE Max cruise speed (kts.): 105 Vs (kts.): 43 Vso (kts.): more »
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 that specialize in installing STC upgrades, respectively.
High-tech, affordable glass panels continue to impress with amazing innovation
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.