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SeaRey approved as a light sport aircraft

Article | Nov 26, 2012

The SeaRey, offered as a kit for 20 years, will now be available as a factory-built light sport aircraft.

Combs to complete 50-state odyssey in LSA

Article | Sep 22, 2012

A little more than two years after he departed on a months-long mission to land a light sport aircraft in all 50 states, sport pilot Michael Combs will finally be able to check off that final, elusive destination: Hawaii.

Lost prop on checkride: Did he pass?

Article | Sep 06, 2012

Colorado pilot Brian Garrett expected a simulated emergency on his checkride, not a real one. Then, two of his aircraft's three propeller blades tore loose.

Worldwide adventures take center stage at Summit

Article | Aug 09, 2012

Experience the challenges, adventures, and triumphs of flying around the world and of a wounded Marine learning to fly during the Oct. 11 keynote session at 8:30 a.m. in the Primrose Ballroom B through D of the Palm Springs Convention Center.

Wings over West Africa: Opportunity, inspiration in the air

Article | Jul 27, 2012

Ghanaian student pilot Lydia Wetsi is learning the skills to build and fly airplanes in a program that has transformed her thinking - about the disability that once kept her out of school but now can't keep her out of the sky, and about sanitation and health practices that could have prevented it.