The assets of Lancair International's older kitplane series are for sale as the company splits off into another entity that will focus on its more advanced Evolution series of experimental aircraft. Lancair announced this month it has an "all-inclusive offering" to a buyer to take over the assets, inventory and customer base for the Lancair 320/360, IV, IV-P, ES and Legacy.
The pilot was killed when an F/A-18C fighter jet crashed Thursday night during a training mission in southern California, the Marine Corps has reported. The crash occurred around 10:30 p.m. in the vicinity of the Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center near Twentynine Palms, about 140 miles east of Los Angeles. The pilot, whose name has not been released, was with the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, based out of the Marine Corps Air Station Miramar near San Diego.
Murphy Aircraft unveiled the Radical at AirVenture and caught the attention of showgoers with an unusual option. The third generation of the company's light single comes with bicycle racks that allow a bike to be hung from each wing.
A digital flight-condition indicator called Airball won the top award this week in EAA's new Founder's Innovation Prize contest. Airball's creator, Ihab Awad of San Jose, California, goes home from AirVenture with $25,000 after pitching his concept to a panel of celebrity judges, EAA announced.
Stemme's latest motorglider design, the Twin Voyager S12, was first introduced last year at Aero in Germany, but this week the company's top-of-the-line aircraft makes its U.S. debut at EAA AirVenture. The side-by-side two-seat cockpit offers the pilot lots of options -- in power mode, a turbo-charged Rotax 914 F2/S1 engine drives a propeller. When switching to glide mode, the prop folds into its dome and disappears within 5 seconds.
Big data is a big thing for airlines, which monitor flights in real time to track maintenance and anomalies. Now the same capability is available for light aircraft, albeit on a reduced scale, in the form of the Canairy Cockpit Monitor sold by Airbly Inc. The company's Chris VanHorn was showing the gadget at AirVenture 2016.
Also: Evolution Aircraft, Sporty's/Savvy Breakdown Assistance, Comprehensive Jack Pelton Interview, Part 4 FAA administrator Michael Huerta came to town at EAA AirVenture 2016 to conduct his annual 'Meet The Boss' Q&A session. ANN's Jim Campbell, caught up with John and Martha King of King Schools, to discuss their training products and new Airman Certification Standards. ANN visited with Evolution Aircraft, and we found out that things are evolving at Evolution. Sporty's Pilot Shop has provided pilot supplies for many years, and now their Pilot Breakdown Assistance Program helps pilots on the go. It's the fourth day of EAA AirVenture 2016 and EAA's President, Jack Pelton, discusses the issue of a disparity of demographics between aviation and the rest of society. In tomorrow's airborne, the final segment of our interview between ANN CEO and Editor-In-Chief, Jim Campbell, and EAA president, Jack Pelton, touches on the subject of how EAA can help aviation progress. All this -- and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Leading Edge Sport Avionics Company Pushes The Envelope For Both Sport and General Aviation Markets! Founded in 2000, Dynon Avionics' mission is to create the best avionics and aircraft systems for light aircraft. With a worldwide fleet of aircraft over 15,000 strong, Dynon is the leading manufacturer of avionics for Experimental and Light Sport Aircraft. Operated by aviation enthusiasts and pilots, Dynon designs, engineers, and manufactures its products in the US. Dynon's product line includes the D10/D100 series, SkyView, Advanced, QuickPanels, and the D2 Pocket Panel. The D10/D100 series has been in continuous production since 2003, with the EFIS-D10A having recently received a groundbreaking STC allowing it to be installed in type-certificated aircraft without traditional certification. SkyView is the best-selling avionics system in experimental and light sport aircraft...
Pilot Training System Has A Knack For Educating Aviators... Via Innovative Programs Established in 2011, Pilot Training System's (PTS) online flight-training solution provides educational tools to certify pilots in manned and unmanned aviation. Initially funded by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), PTS improves safety with better training and simultaneously reducing costs with affordable education. Headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin the PTS platform was used to develop the University of Wisconsin's aviation program. Additionally, PTS is used by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) to recreate weather-related flight accidents through the use of its advanced weather-simulation plug-in, ClimaDriveTM.
Sporty's Pilot Shop Is A Pivotal GA Resource! Sporty's Pilot Shop was founded over 50 years ago by a flight instructor, and ever since has been for pilots and by pilots. Hal Shevers was a young flight instructor when he began selling pilot supplies to his students from the trunk of his car. Soon there was a small store, then a larger one and finally a extensive company headquarters at the Sporty's/Clermont County Airport (I69) in Batavia, Ohio. From humble beginnings, Sporty's has become the world's premier pilot shop and the leading developer of aviation education programs. Sporty's corporate philosophy is summed up by Founder/Chairman Hal Shevers: “The focus of our business remains educational. We educate pilots to be safe and proficient.”
Trig Excels In Affordable Avionics That Fit YOUR Panel! Trig Avionics are experts in the design and manufacture of compact and innovative certified avionics for light aviation. Our dealer coverage continues to expand; we now have 642 dealers in over 46 countries, with an established Approved Trig Dealer network in North America of 378 dealers. Providing first class customer support in the U.S. we also have an Approved Trig Service Center at Mid-Continent Instrument and Avionics. This team provide support and service for all Trig products.
Phenom 100EV. Photo: Embraer [Avionics Today 07-28-2016] At the EAA AirVenture Fly-In and Convention in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, Embraer Executive Jets launched an evolution of its entry-level Phenom 100 business jet, the Phenom 100 EV. The aircraft features a...
[Avionics Today 07-27-2016] Certification is pending for Aspen Avionics to interface its Evolution 1000 Pro Primary Flight Display (PFD) with the System 55X autopilot by Genesys Aerosystems. The Standard Type Certificate (STC) will cover hundreds of light single and twin...