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By David Ferreira | Aeronautical News about Sport, GA, LSA , Ultralight, Airplanes & UAV

Aircraft Spotlight: Common Glider Comparison Guide

<i>The Aircraft Spotlight feature normally looks at an airplane type and evaluates it across six areas of particular interest to flying clubs and their</i> …

Aviation

CubCrafters to Show Off Upgraded Carbon Cubs

Yakima, Washington-based CubCrafters continues to make improvements to its already stellar-performing Carbon Cub series, announcing its third …

Engines

World’s First Electric Amphibious Airplane Makes Maiden Flight

A startup aircraft company in Norway has completed a successful maiden flight with the first-ever electric amphibious aircraft, according to the …

Aviation

Norwegian company makes first flight of its electric amphibious aircraft

Equator Aircraft Norway reports it achieved first fully balanced flight with the P2 Xcursion prototype aircraft over the newly painted Runway 22 at …

Aviation

Back to the Future: InnovAviation’s FX-1

In the late 1990s, the Italian JetFox 97 flew as an evolved ultralight-style aircraft. The two-seat design resembled the American FlightStar, which …

planes

Sonaca 200 certified

Sonaca Aircraft has received an EASA Type Certificate for the Sonaca 200. Sonaca Aircraft is now authorized to fly the Sonaca 200 under a European …

Aviation

Pilatus’ Super Versatile Jet Makes First Landing at Unimproved Airport

Pilatus’ recently certified PC-24 Super Versatile Jet has made its first takeoff and landing at an unimproved airfield. The test flight was made at …

Aviation

HondaJet Unveils the Upgraded Elite Version of its Popular Light Business Jet

The new craft looks the same from the outside, but offers a longer range and a quieter cabin.<p>A relative newcomer in the industry, HondaJet was …

Aviation

We Fly: Gulfstream G500

"One thousand to go,” Brian Dickerson called from the right seat. I confirmed with a nod while also holding up my index finger. Hand-flying the …

The 6 Best Heavy-Jet Buys in a Seller’s Market

If you’re in the market for a pre-owned business jet with a large cabin and long range, these aircraft should be at the top of your list.<p>This may be …

Quest Aircraft unveils the Kodiak 100: Series II

A decade after the first delivery of a Kodiak 100, Quest Aircraft has unveiled the next generation of the Kodiak 100: Series II. In the Kodiak 100, …

Production of Flying Cessna Denali Prototypes Underway

Textron Aviation is building the first flight test articles of its new Cessna Denali single-engine turboprop at its Wichita headquarters.<p>First flight …

Bombardier Launches Two New Business Jets at EBACE

The Global 5500 and 6500 announced just before the opening of the European Business Aviation Convention and Exposition will soon fly as far as 5,700 …

CubCrafters Sees Great Success with Recently Introduced Models

For pilots who love backcountry flying, the name CubCrafters is like the name Bugatti for racecar aficionados. The Yakima, Washington-based light …

Gulfstream’s New G500 and G600 Jets Set Speed Records Between Asia and the U.S.

The upcoming business jets traveled from Shanghai to Honolulu and then on to Savannah at an average speed of .9 Mach.<p>To the uninitiated, flight time …

Just Aircraft Introduces Single-seat Ultralight

Walhalla, South Carolina-based Just Aircraft, makers of the SuperSTOL extreme short field performer, is developing an Ultralight for the Part 103 …

Spirit of the Entrepreneur: Azalea Aviation

ADEL — Being an entrepreneur isn’t always easy and everyone does it a little differently. Some open online stores, while others open brick-and-mortar …

The World’s 8 Fastest Business Jets

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The Bombardier Global 7000’s Ultra-Long Range Just Got Longer

After flight tests, the big business jet’s nonstop distance has been upped to more than 8,860 miles.<p>The ultra-long-range Bombardier Global 7000 can …

Sonaca 200 unveiled at Aero Friedrichshafen

Sonaca Aircraft will unveil the Sonaca 200, its new two-seat single-engined aircraft, at Aero Friedrichshafen, the European general aviation show, …

Piper Introduces Diesel Seminole DX

Piper announced at Aero Friedrichshafen in Germany this week that it will offer a diesel version of its PA-44 called the Seminole DX. It is the …

All-Electric Sun Flyer 2 Takes Flight

The all-electric Bye Aerospace Sun Flyer 2 took its first flight on April 10 at the Centennial Airport (KAPA). With clear blue skies over Denver and …

Updated Belite Chipper Arrives at Sun ‘n Fun 2018

Belite Aircraft’s short takeoff and landing airplane, the Chipper arrived yesterday sprouting a new pair of metal wings, as well as a few other …

The Best-Selling Private Jets of 2017

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Rotorvox C2A to make US debut at SUN ‘n FUN 2018

Rotorvox Aero will display the Rotorvox C2A for the first time in the United States next week at SUN ‘n FUN, which runs from April 10-15. The C2A is …

Tecnam P2010 powers up

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) had validated a major enhancement to the Tecnam P2010 four-seater general aviation aircraft, approving the …

Cirrus Vision Jet Wins Collier Trophy

Cirrus has claimed one of the most prestigious aviation awards, the 2017 Robert J. Collier Trophy, for its SF50 Vision Jet. The award has been handed …

All-Electric Sun Flyer 2 Nears First Flight

Bye Aerospace has taken the final step toward first flight of the all-electric Sun Flyer 2. The company announced that a test pilot for the two-seat …

35 years and counting at Rans Aircraft

One of the most celebrated names in light aviation is Rans, a company name that both hinges on and reflects its designer and company boss, Randy …