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Lancair Shows Off Four-Seat Mako at AirVenture

Sleek composite piston-powered speedster features automatically retractable nose-gear.<p>The new owners of Lancair International, father and son team …

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Stratos 714 makes Oshkosh debut

Stratos Aircraft is debuting its prototype Stratos 714 very light jet at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The prototype, which made its first …

Aerospace

Stratos VLJ Development On Pace

There are simply more jet seats available than there are executives to fill them. Demand may catch up to supply by the mid-2020s. More<p>What a great …

Dassault delivers 2,500th Falcon business jet

Dassault Aviation has delivered the 2,500th Falcon business jet, 52 years after the first member of the high-end twin- and tri-engined aircraft …

Aerospace

Dynali Helicopter H3 To Begin Shipping to U.S.

July 20, 2017, 4:33 PMVersion being imported into the U.S. by Dynali's authorized distributor Hangar 36 will retail for $129,700 and feature the …

Aviation

Icon Starts Customer Deliveries

Icon has started to deliver airplanes to customers and let them “take them home and fly them wherever they want,” the company said in its annual …

Kitfox introduces Speedster

Kitfox Aircraft will introduce the 2017 Speedster at EAA AirVenture 2017.<p>The new plan is an updated version of the Kitfox Speedster, introduced at …

Firefox Minimale - Minifox

Primeiro Legacy 500 montado nos EUA voa pela primeira vez

A Embraer anunciou hoje o primeiro voo do jato executivo Legacy 500 produzido nas instalações da fabricante em Melbourne, na Flórida. O voo acontece …

Flying Innovation Award Nominee: CubCrafters XCub

This backcountry star is a Super Cub on steroids.<p>Developed in secret over a six-year period, the CubCrafters XCub emerged on the scene last June as a …

Innovation

Flying Innovation Award Nominee: HondaJet

Honda’s first airplane is also one of the most innovative light jets ever created.<p>In development for 30 years, the HondaJet is a revolutionary …

Aviation

Falcon 5X Completes Successful First Flight

Engine problems have been overcome, at least temporarily.<p>Dassault Aviation’s Falcon 5X made its first flight Wednesday, opening the door to a limited …

Aerospace

Best Used Six Seaters

It’s an aviation reality that pilots understand all too well. Just because an airplane has four seats (or six or eight or 19) doesn’t mean you can …

Aerospace

We Fly: Cirrus SF50 Vision Jet

Only rarely does a benchmark airplane come along that demands the creation of an entirely new category in which to place it, one that shatters …

Aviation

Airbus' Latest Bet to Save the A380 Super Jumbo: Adding Winglets

The world’s largest airliner is struggling to stay aloft. Financially, that is. Airlines, it turns out, prefer the fuel efficiency of smaller planes …

Aviation

Video of first flight of Belite Chipper with Rotax 912UL

• Initial established climb about 600 fpm;<br>• Highest climb rate seen about 830 fpm;<br>• Flaps 15°;<br>• Ailerons in droop mode;<br>• Went around the pattern several times, …

First flight: Sonaca 200

GOSSELIES, Belgium — Sonaca Aircraft has completed the first flight of the Sonaca 200 at Brussels South Charleroi Airport. The Sonaca 200 is a …

Airplanes

Chipper Leaps Into the Air

New two-seater offers easy, lightweight construction and exceptional short-field performance.<p>James Wiebe and his Belite Aircraft team wanted to build …

Elixir Aims New Design at EASA-LSA Market

June 19, 2017, 8:57 AMThe new Elixir two-seater will fly for up to seven hours on a 110-liter (29-gallon) tank of fuel.

Aviation

Lancair MAKO Expected At AirVenture

Prior to D-Day, U.S. military planners were desperate for gliders. Getting them built proved difficult and most were scrapped. More<p>We have a soft …

At Least 16 Aircraft Debut At Paris

Prior to D-Day, U.S. military planners for desperate for gliders. Getting them built proved difficult and most were scrapped. More<p>We have a soft spot …

Pilatus PC-24 Certification Schedule Remains on Track

FAA and EASA approval are both expected before the end of the year.<p>The Pilatus PC-24, the “super versatile jet” from the Swiss manufacturer that is …

Bell 505 Now FAA Certified

Like every other established aviation company, Daher makes efficiency gains when it can in building airplanes. More<p>Beautiful photos this week but …

The Pober Pixie

EAA Membership<p>Your EAA membership makes aviation enjoyment and participation easier and more rewarding. At the heart of it all is what we refer to as …

Airbus Launches ACJ330neo Corporate Jet

Neo version of its proven A330 jet features a spacious, customizable cabin.<p>For home-style comfort while traveling the world, <b>Airbus</b> now offers the</b> …

Lancair Brings Back Mako

New owners of high-end experimental airplane manufacturer reintroduce the legacy design.<p>Lancair International, which was taken over earlier this year …

One Aviation Defines Eclipse EA700 “Project Canada”

Power plants and avionics selected for larger Eclipse jet.<p>One Aviation has released details for the larger version of the Eclipse jet, the EA700 …

Aeronca Sedan makes a ‘wonderful floatplane’

Dennis Kirkwood from Brighton, Michigan, found this Aeronca Sedan in a barn in 1989. It was originally built in 1949 but was disassembled and stored …

Aviation