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EPS diesel advances

Engineered Propulsion Systems reports no major issues with its clean-sheet, refined, pre-production Graflight V-8 diesel engine after 100-hours of ground testing. The engine is expected to surpass the 360 horsepower it has already produced in testing.

Feb 03, 2016

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Dornier chooses Diamond

Dornier Seawings, the modern descendant of an aviation icon, has chosen one of general aviation’s more recognizable names, Diamond Aircraft, to build the Dornier Seastar.

Feb 03, 2016

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Collier nominees named

Aircraft, spacecraft, and the teams that flew them to unprecedented heights and historic achievements are among nine nominees for the 2015 Robert J. Collier Trophy.

Feb 03, 2016 | comments
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Dornier chooses Diamond

Dornier Seawings, the modern descendant of an aviation icon, has chosen one of general aviation’s more recognizable names, Diamond Aircraft, to build the Dornier Seastar.

Feb 03, 2016

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Flight Design reduces lead time

Flight Design USA, producer of popular light sport aircraft, has inked a deal with AeroJones Aviation of Taiwan to produce aircraft for the U.S. market.

Feb 02, 2016

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Actor Jackie Chan buys Legacy 500

The next time actor Jackie Chan films a movie or visits one of the dozens of charities he established, chances are good that he will arrive in his new Embraer Legacy 500 business jet.

Feb 02, 2016
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Avionics Manufacturer

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Bad Elf launches ADS-B Kickstarter

Bad Elf has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund development of a new Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast receiver it plans to sell for $299.

Nov 18, 2015 | comments

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Aspen offers ADS-B solution

Aspen Avionics Evolution displays are now certified by the FAA to work with L-3’s Lynx Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) products.

Nov 17, 2015

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Avionics sales soft

A report released Nov. 10 by the Aircraft Electronics Association shows a soft market for general aviation avionics, with a 7.5-percent year-over-year decline.

Nov 11, 2015 | comments
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Flying Club

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Congressional keeps flying club fun

There are flying clubs and then there are flying clubs. For Congressional Flying Club's aviation aficionados, the social scene and the journey, rather than the destination, are paramount.

Dec 29, 2015 | comments

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Aircraft Spotlight

The Bonanza’s little sister makes quite a good club aircraft. The Debonair is fast, easy to fly, can carry a big load, and serve as a solid commercial, complex, high performance or IFR trainer. Perhaps that’s why the Wingedfoot Aero Club (now Aero Fliers) bought one brand new in 1966 and still has it nearly 50 years later.

Dec 20, 2015

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Club Spotlight

In 2004, Brian Binnie was at the controls of SpaceShipOne on its second flight to space within a week to win the $10 million Ansari X Prize. About 25 years earlier he learned to fly in gliders with the Soaring Tigers flying club while a student at Princeton University. Today the Soaring Tigers continue to focus on flight training and provide one of the lowest cost points of entry into aviation. Club President David Hunter and Board Member Marty Schneiderman share their experience in this month’s Club Spotlight.

Dec 20, 2015
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SOLJETS opens brokerage firm

Chicago-based brokerage firm SOLJETS announced its launch on Jan. 20, stating that its goal is to bring more people into the world of high-performance aircraft ownership.

Jan 20, 2016

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Mitsui takes ownership stake in Quest Aircraft

A $10 million investment this month will net Mitsui & Co. a 12.5-percent stake in Quest Aircraft.

Jan 19, 2016

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Aircraft resale trade group awards scholarships

Six university students majoring in aviation business- and management-related fields have been named recipients of 2016 scholarships from an aircraft sales and brokerage trade association.

Jan 19, 2016
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