Tecnam Reveals The Astore At AERO 2013 | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Airborne On ANN

Airborne 05.18.15

Airborne 05.26.15

Airborne 05.27.15

Airborne 05.28.15

Airborne 05.29.15

Airborne Hi-Def On YouTube

Airborne 05.18.15

Airborne 05.26.15

Airborne 05.27.15

Airborne 05.28.15

Airborne 05.29.15

 

Sat, Apr 27, 2013

Tecnam Reveals The Astore At AERO 2013

Bills Airplane As A 'Next Generation LSA'

As part of its 65th anniversary celebration, Tecnam on Thursday made its worldwide premier reveal of the Tecnam Astore next-generation Light Sport Aircraft (LSA) at AERO 2013 Friedrichshafen, Germany. The Tecnam Astore is an all new two seat, low wing aeroplane that the company says offers "superlative performance and value."

Tecnam says the new airplane combines Italian styling, the latest technological innovations, high standards of comfort and very low purchase and operating costs. The Tecnam Astore has been developed by Tecnam’s renowned Head of Aircraft Design, Professor Luigi Pascale. In a news release posted on Facebook, the company says that for 65 years it has built its reputation through the development of innovative, stylish and affordable aeroplanes for all aspects of General Aviation flying. "What could be more fitting in this special anniversary year than for Professor Pascale to name his latest creation in honour of his first production aircraft, The P48 Astore."

The Tecnam Astore design includes innovations such as an Apple iPad mini supplied with each aircraft as standard. The Levil G Mini, using its WiFi connection, provides a full Primary Flight Display on the iPad mini using compatible third party applications such as Air Navigation Pro or similar. Additionally, the pre-installed dedicated app will compute the actual Weight and Balance, provide checklists and include all the Pilot Operating Handbook sections.

The airplane's interior is ergonomically designed, allowing for enhanced all round visibility, control and switches that can be easily reached and the use of softer materials affording a more comfortable flight, the company says.

Customers are offered a choice engines, with the Rotax 912ULS, the 912iS and the 914 engine all available. The engines will operate on both Mogas and Avgas.

“We have built our reputation at Tecnam on producing aeroplanes that offer outstanding value, beauty and efficiency” said Paolo Pascale, Tecnam’s Managing Director. “What better way to celebrate Tecnam’s 65th anniversary than by offering our customers the very best next-generation LSA, the Tecnam Astore, designed to make flying a Tecnam aeroplane a most enjoyable flying experience.”

(Image courtesy Tecnam)

FMI: http://tecnam.net/

Advertisement

More News

Airborne 05.28.15: LA Heli Noise, Another NIMBY Case Defeated, GoodBye VOR/NDB

Also: Gone West: Tuskegee Airman LtC Mosley, Union Warned, E-4B Returns, All-Female UAL Crew, Malaysia Woes, Luke's 56th FW Last week, the FAA released a document stating that sign>[...]

AeroSports Update: BASE Jumpers Want Jumping Rights In National Parks

A Petition Has Been Posted To Remove BASE Jumping From U.S. National Park Aerial Delivery Law BASE jumping certainly falls into the category of extreme sports. Base jumping activis>[...]

AD: Slingsby Aviation Ltd. Airplanes

AD NUMBER: 015-11-01 PRODUCT: Slingsby Aviation Ltd. Models T67M260 and T67M260-T3A airplanes.>[...]

AD: International Aero Engines AG Turbofan Engines

AD NUMBER: 2015-10-04 PRODUCT: All International Aero Engines AG (IAE) V2500-A1, V2525-D5, and V2528-D5 turbofan engines, and certain serial numbers (S/Ns) of IAE V2522-A5, V2524-A>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (05.29.15)

The North American Trainer Association (NATA) This is an independent, non-profit corporation dedicated to the restoration and safe flying of North American Trainers such as the AT->[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2015 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC