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

A great aircraft sometimes overlooked by buyers

By WILLIAM BENNETT When pilots search for that one special airplane to purchase, they sometimes get stuck in the rut of only looking at Cessnas, …

Aerospace

Mecaer Aviation Group Offers a Custom Interior for the Bell 505

<b>Bell Helicopter</b>’s new light single-engine 505 Jet Ranger X, which just started deliveries in March, can be ordered with a premium “MAGnificent” …

Aviation

Panthera Evolves as EASA Certification Nears

Since the first flight of the prototype in 2013, Pipistrel has incorporated more than 200 design changes into the sleek Slovenian four-seater.<p>The …

Aerospace

Diamond Launches Three High-Performance Singles

The new DA50 models, unveiled at Aero Friedrichshafen in Germany, will feature Safran diesel engines and room for up to seven.<p>Diamond Aircraft …

Aerospace

Cirrus To Ramp Up SF50 Production

Six Vision SF50 jets have been delivered to customers since the airplane was certified in October, and Cirrus Aircraft anticipates receiving FAA …

Aviation

RevoLT STOL Trike debuts

Evolution Aircraft unveiled a new STOL trike — the RevoLT — at SUN ‘n FUN.<p>The RevoLT is a two-seat model that is both lighter and more affordable …

Aerospace

Quest Kodiak Now EASA-Certified

At Aero, the company announces two models paired to five different engine choices. And I'm not even getting into the tilt rotor. More<p>The West has …

Music

Finnish Amphib To Be Built In Maine

At Aero, the company announces two models paired to five different engine choices. And I'm not even getting into the tilt rotor. More<p>The West has …

Fab Lab

Embraer Delivers First Phenom 100EV

Upgraded model offers new touchscreen avionics and more powerful engines.<p>Embraer Executive Jets delivered the first Phenom 100EV to an undisclosed …

Aerospace

Purdue Aviation Orders First Diesel Skyhawk JT-A

The jet-A-burning Cessna single is scheduled for certification and delivery later this year.<p>Purdue Aviation has ordered the first jet-A-burning …

Aerospace

Diamond Launches High Performance Singles

Diamond Aircraft launched three new diesel-powered singles at Aero Friedrichschafen but it won’t be supplying the engines itself. Flight …

Aerospace

Bell Helicopter Boosts Sales In Asia And Reveals Future Technology

Bell Helicopter comes to this year’s ABACE show boosted by recent sales success in the Asia Pacific region. Looking to the future, at last month’s …

Helicopters

Tecnam Shows P2012 Airliner

Earlier this month, Tecnam rolled out the P2012 Traveler mini-airliner it designed for Cape Air and showgoers at Aero in Friedrichshafen got their …

Aerospace

Volocopter 2X Debuts At Aero

Just because a trainer is a modest design, doesn't mean it's cheap to develop. And the trainer market is perennially limited. More<p>The West has been …

Drones

Embraer Delivers First Phenom 100EV

For the time being, they put Textron and Lycoming in the crosshairs. Consumers may or may not benefit. More<p>The West has been disproportionately …

Mooney Shows Certified Acclaim, Recalibrates M10 Project

For many Mooney owners -- and a few would-be buyers -- a second cabin door has always been on the wish list and on Tuesday at Sun 'n Fun, Mooney …

The Calidus Gyroplane Will Lift You and Your Spirits

At the Aero show, which is held every April in Friedrichshafen, Germany, and is the biggest event in Europe for sport-aviation enthusiasts, you can’t …

Aerospace

Videos Article

For the time being, they put Textron and Lycoming in the crosshairs. Consumers may or may not benefit. More<p>The West has been disproportionately …

April 2

Boeing's 787-10 makes its first flight

Media playback is unsupported on your device<p>Boeing's latest and longest plane has made its inaugural flight.<p>The 787-10 Dreamliner will be available to airlines in 2018.

Remos Delivers First GXiS

Flight school receives first airplane with SMARTstart system.<p>This week Remos AG, the German light airplane manufacturer, delivered its first GXiS. …

Airplanes

Mooney Achieves Certification for Acclaim and Ovation Ultra

The latest version of the fastest single-engine piston is set to hit the market soon.<p>This week, Mooney Aircraft received the highly anticipated …

Drones

Gulfstream G500 Closes in on Certification

Luxury business jet remains on track for first customer deliveries later this year.<p>Gulfstream announced that one of its latest luxury bizjet …

Aerospace

Fourth Embraer E190-E2 Prototype Joins Flight Test Fleet

Embraer says its fourth E190-E2 prototype has officially joined the test team with a two-hour flight last week. The petite Brazilian twin is the most …

Aerospace

Waco adds floats

Waco Aircraft Corp. in Battle Creek, Michigan, is taking another whack at adding floats to the YMF-5 series, and hopes to fly the prototype to EAA …

Land Art

Textron Starts Longitude Production

It's not so much about the user fees as it is trying to survive in airspace controlled by the airlines. More<p>The winner is an airplane and water again …

Science

TeenFlight auctions off RV-12

CAMPBELL RIVER, B.C. – TeenFlight Campbell River Society’s Van’s RV-12, C-FPUN, is now for sale by auction.<p>C-FPUN was built in Campbell River, …

Vancouver Island

Shock treatment

Once upon a time, the producer of a yellow LSA taildragger installed the industry’s most powerful engine, resulting in a performance leader. This …

Aerospace

MDH debuts multi-mission concept helicopter

Arizona-based MD Helicopters has debuted a single-engine concept aircraft for the military, law enforcement, emergency medical services and special …

Helicopters

Flying the American Dream

By ZAC NOBLE In 1944 Walter Beech was on a mission to build a better mouse trap, aka…airplane. Beechcraft was already successful with its Model 17 …

Genius