November 11, 2009
Oct. 4 ï¿½ Work is proceeding at Rare Aircraft again after a brief delay to upgrade the paint booth with a sprinkler system. Individual parts are getting a coating of the unique dark red paint chosen for the AOPA Waco UPF-7. The fuselage has all its plumbing, such as fuel lines, and is wrapped and ready for the paint booth as well. Workers at Rare Aircraft are working long hours to get the aircraft ready for AOPA Expo at the end of October in Palm Springs, California.
Beringer Wheels and Brakes announced the availability of several types of aircraft wheels on July 29 at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, and said a new anti-groundloop tailwheel design is forthcoming.
The widespread presence of angle-of-attack indicators in general aviation aircraft could reduce fatal loss-of-control accidents caused by inadvertent stalls, said the FAA.
Flight Design says production and testing of its four-seat C4 is on target despite the ongoing conflict in Ukraine.
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