Passengers will endure the ever changing grope-a-dope at TSA, the surly, SS flight attendants and knee room only fit for a Smurfette to merely get to their destination these days. For the most part for fifty-one weeks of the year pilots fly for the journey, the pleasure of viewing this big blue marble from the vantage point of which only an Eagle has, but for one week the destination is the objective and that destination is Oshkosh.
Because AOA Is Fundamental When Flying Any Airplane
Angle of Attack is a very useful flight parameter for every pilot, increasing safety and providing vital flight feedback to the pilot. Belite’s new Angle Of Attack (AOA) instrumentation is priced at $594.95 and is packed with new technology, allowing immediate cockpit display of the aircraft’s angle of attack.
Among the Czech Republic offering on display at Oshkosh this week is the Skycraft SD-2 Minisport LSA. Powered by a fuel-injected 50 horsepower Hirth F-23 engine, the Skycraft can cruise at 118 MPH with a range of 575 miles burning only 1.8 gallons of fuel per hour.
A Far Better Gyroplane Than What You Grew Up Hearing About
The Cavalon gyroplane is a product of the "AutoGyro" company in Germany. They sell over 350 gyroplanes a year, of different models, and they're currently expanding into a larger facility to ramp up their production even more.
Diesel Option, Focus On Opening Chinese Airspace Top Priorities
It was a year ago that Glasair Aviation, a general aviation kit aircraft manufacturer based in Arlington, WA, announced new ownership, China based Jilin Hanxing Group co., Ltd,. Glasair's new President Nigel Mott and Hanxing Chairman Fang returned to AirVenture to provide an update on progress and new projects.
World’s Largest Kit Aircraft Producer Now Adding Factory-Built Version
At EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2013, California-based Quicksilver Aeronautics said in a news conference that the company is finalizing work on their Special Light-Sport Aircraft (SLSA) model and is awaiting an FAA audit to confirm the procedure before deliveries can get underway.
Airplane Company Takes A Cue From The Motorcycle Industry
When one hears about an airplane named the "Savage Bobber," one might wonder about the name. Does the name come from separate etymologies (two words, two separate meanings) or do the two words form sort of a dual-etymology (multiple words with one meaning)?
Crowdfunded Aircraft Will Be An Experimental LSA For Homebuilders
When you hear the words "Crowdfunding" and "Open Source", you probably think more about software or advanced technology than LSAs. But MakerPlane is bringing those concepts to the aviation industry with their Experimental LSA (E-LSA).