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March 28, 2023

CubCrafters Announces Rotax-Powered Carbon Cub UL

New Combination Aimed at International Sales

CubCrafters announced the latest addition to the Carbon Cub UL lineup with a lightweight, turbocharged Rotax-powered Cub geared for sales outside its home American market. The new Carbon Cub UL replaces the model's usual engine, the Titan CC340, with a Rotax 916 iS. The smaller, lighter engine provides a few benefits: The 160-hp Rotax enables the Cub to 2 adults with a full fuel load and a 'reasonable' amount of baggage at a 1,320 lb (600 kg) max takeoff weight. An additional boon for those abroad is the 916's ability to run on both aviation and automobile fuels- very helpful in countries without ubiquitous 100LL distribution.

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Dynon Announces Airmate Partnership

Aviation Data Subscription Embeds Sectional Charts, Plates, and Database with SkyView Avionics

Airmate and Dynon are embarking on a partnership to enable US-based SkyView operators to use a complete set of aviation data, with a single tiered subscription that includes both VFR and IFR charts, approach plates, and updated databases. The Airmate database will update every 28 days to include the freshest collection of airfields, airspaces, radio beacons, waypoints, and obstacles for the contiguous US, Alaska, and Hawaii.

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Classic Aero-TV: Simplicity–Adventure A/C’s Electric Affordable Motorglider

From 2014 (YouTube Version): An Exercise In Elegant Simplicity... AND Affordable Fun!

Model airplanes and ultralights are close cousins, and you’ll see what we mean by that in this video. ANN CEO and Editor-In-Chief, Jim Campbell took the opportunity to talk with Brian Carpenter while at the U.S. Sport Aviation Expo 2014. Carpenter’s Rainbow Aviation Services specializes in sport pilot training but they got their start with ultralights. Carpenter is convi

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