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Big city seaplanes

Article | Jul 15, 2014

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

New light sport amphib to be announced at Oshkosh

Article | Jul 10, 2014

A new amphibious light sport aircraft that promises to be a direct competitor to the Icon A5 will be announced at EAA AirVenture by MVP.aero.

Visual Approach

Article | Jul 09, 2014

Igor Sikorsky’s first certified airplane was the Sikorsky S-38 Amphibion (Sikorsky preferred this spelling), developed primarily for Pan American Airways.

Icon announces move to Northern California

Article | May 15, 2014

Southern California-based Icon Aircraft announced May 14 that it will relocate to a 140,000-square-foot facility in the city of Vacaville, about 50 miles northeast of San Francisco.

Above the Everglades

Pilot Magazine | May 13, 2014

The shimmering Everglades landscape is unlike any other.

Club Spotlight

Article | May 12, 2014

In the 1980s, the Wingfoot Fliers reformed as the Aero Fliers.

Couple donates Twin Bee to Vermont school

Article | Apr 02, 2014

Californians Jeanette and Roger Glazer have enjoyed their Twin Bee UC-1 for the past six years, but recently considered selling it. Instead the Seaplane Pilots Association convinced the couple to donate their storied aircraft.

LAMA looks to future of light sport industry

Article | Apr 01, 2014

Light sport aircraft manufacturers may take on a growing share of general aviation aircraft deliveries, according to an industry forecast and analysis by the Light Aircraft Manufacturers Association.

Briefing: Light Sport industry report card

Pilot Magazine | Feb 18, 2014

Industry leaders at the U.S. Light Sport Expo in Sebring, Florida, in January were asked to grade the success of the Light Sport Aircraft (LSA).

Letters: Mighty Seabird

Pilot Magazine | Jan 17, 2014

Barry Schiff’s story on the Grumman HU–16B Albatross and his reflections on “A Bygone Era” had readers flying down memory lane.