Liberty XL2 gets FAA IFR approval

Liberty Aerospace, manufacturer of the XL2 single-engine aircraft, has now received FAA approval for its XL2 aircraft to operate under Instrument Flight Rules. According to … Read more

Garmin

Garmin has launched their new GPSMAP 396 featuring Next Generation Radar, METARs, and Terminal Aerodrome Forecasts, temporary flight restrictions, lightning and winds aloft. It also … Read more

Extra EA-300LP

Extra Aircraft has unveiled the latest addition to the lineup, its new EA-300LP. The most noticeable redesigned feature is the aircraft’s cowling for improved engine … Read more

Lycoming

Lycoming has issued a Mandatory Service Bulletin which greatly extends the crankshaft issue previously limited to high-horsepower six-cylinder engines. The new MSB recalls crankshafts in … Read more

Sport Cub

CubCrafters newest aircraft, the Sport Cub, has maid its maiden flight. Company boss Jim Richmond was at the controls for the one hour flight from … Read more

UK diesel first

CSE Aviation are claiming the first UK flight of a Cessna 182 SMA diesel conversion. The Jet A1-fuelled aircraft was re-engineered by CSE in its … Read more

Bon Voyage

The French aviation magazine Aviation & Pilote and Dassault, manufacturer of the Falcon series business jets, have teamed up to organize the ultimate $100 hamburger … Read more

Fossett does it again

American pilot Steve Fossett and co-pilot / navigator Mark Rebholz have successfully re-created the historic, first-ever 1919 TransAtlantic flight of John Alcock and Arthur Whitten … Read more

Solent TRA warning

Pilots flying to the Isle of Wight over the next few weeks should be aware that a large section of airspace over the Solent is … Read more