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MVP Aero developing light sport amphib

MVP Aero is developing a $189,000 light sport amphibious seaplane that doubles as a camper and is expected to fly in 18 months, with deliveries in 2017.

Jul 27, 2014 | comments

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AOPA tests new ways to open doors to aviation

AOPA is testing whether aircraft ownership can be more affordable than many people believe with the development of “Reimagined Aircraft.”

Jul 25, 2014 | comments

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Dynon adds video to glass cockpit

Dynon Avionics, the pioneering company that provides fully featured glass cockpits for light sport and experimental aircraft at half the cost of fully certified displays, adds more sophistication with video input, upgraded weather, and wide-angle synthetic vision.

Jul 25, 2014
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AOPA tests new ways to open doors to aviation

AOPA is testing whether aircraft ownership can be more affordable than many people believe with the development of “Reimagined Aircraft.”

Jul 25, 2014 | comments

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World record bid ends in fatal crash

An accident claimed a 17-year-old pilot seeking the world record as the youngest pilot in command to fly a single-engine airplane around the world.

Jul 24, 2014

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Surveillance by Cirrus

Cirrus Aircraft is adapting its popular SR22-series aircraft for surveillance and related missions.

Jul 23, 2014
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Business Jet

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Textron on a (special) mission

Textron Aviation, parent of both Cessna and Beechcraft, is pushing the intelligence and surveillance capabilities of its GA product line at the Farnborough International Airshow.

Jul 16, 2014

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Citation X+ delivered

Cessna’s Citation X+, an updated (and faster) version of the 1996 Collier Trophy winner, has been delivered. The company announced FAA certification and first delivery on June 26.

Jun 30, 2014

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Cessnas deliver Special Olympians to games

More than 100 Cessna aircraft delivered hundreds of athletes to the start of the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games in New Jersey on June 14.

Jun 17, 2014 | comments
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Experimental

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MVP Aero developing light sport amphib

MVP Aero is developing a $189,000 light sport amphibious seaplane that doubles as a camper and is expected to fly in 18 months, with deliveries in 2017.

Jul 27, 2014 | comments

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Dynon adds video to glass cockpit

Dynon Avionics, the pioneering company that provides fully featured glass cockpits for light sport and experimental aircraft at half the cost of fully certified displays, adds more sophistication with video input, upgraded weather, and wide-angle synthetic vision.

Jul 25, 2014

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Garmin G3X Touch gets smaller

Garmin is offering a downsized version of its popular G3X Touch designed for tight experimental and light sport panels.

Jul 23, 2014
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Light Sport Aircraft

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MVP Aero developing light sport amphib

MVP Aero is developing a $189,000 light sport amphibious seaplane that doubles as a camper and is expected to fly in 18 months, with deliveries in 2017.

Jul 27, 2014 | comments

Article

Dynon adds video to glass cockpit

Dynon Avionics, the pioneering company that provides fully featured glass cockpits for light sport and experimental aircraft at half the cost of fully certified displays, adds more sophistication with video input, upgraded weather, and wide-angle synthetic vision.

Jul 25, 2014

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Garmin G3X Touch gets smaller

Garmin is offering a downsized version of its popular G3X Touch designed for tight experimental and light sport panels.

Jul 23, 2014
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Seaplane

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Big city seaplanes

A seaplane base on the East River turns an hours-long drive from Manhattan to the Hamptons into a brief flight.

Jul 15, 2014

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Water lacking, floatplanes launch from trailer

A half-ton Dodge truck lines up on the centerline. As the pickup accelerates, the floatplane trailered behind it adds power, lifts off, banks left, and departs: just another floatplane launch by Joe Sprague of Cadillac Aircraft Services in Cadillac, Mich.

Apr 24, 2014 | comments

Advocacy

Alaska seminar launches float season

Alaska seaplane pilots will gather at Lake Hood April 26 for a day of free seminars, briefings, and conversation to kick off the season.

Apr 17, 2014
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Turboprop

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Quick Look: King Air 100

Beech has a long history of introducing successful derivatives of the King Air, the world’s most popular business twin turboprop.

May 13, 2014

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Briefing: Record-setter

Airshow performer Spencer Suderman appears to have set a new world record with an 81-turn, three-minute-plus inverted flat spin in a Pitts S–2B that took him from 23,000 feet to less than 2,000 feet over the California desert.

May 13, 2014

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Vulcanair announces four-seat piston single

Italian twin-engine airplane manufacturer Vulcanair stepped into the single-engine certified aircraft market April 9 with the announcement of a 180-horsepower, four-seat single.

Apr 10, 2014 | comments
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