LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Arkansas Wing of Civil Air Patrol, the U.S. Air Force auxiliary, is assisting in the response to the devastating and deadly tornadoes that struck central Arkansas Sunday evening.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Powering Imagination LLC are pleased to announce that they have entered into an agreement to create an electric flight program focused on reducing aircraft emissions and noise through development of electric propulsion systems.
Four outstanding replica aircraft from the Great War Flying Museum of Caledon, Ontario, Canada, will participate in EAA's World War I aviation centennial activities at the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014 fly-in, which will be held July 28-August 3 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh.
PHOENIX, Ariz., (April 16, 2014) - Today Air Services Int'l. announced that veteran technician Mr. Barry Beegle has joined the Air Services Int'l. M250 team as Lead Engine Mechanic. ASI made several key other key announcements last week during the MRO Americas trade show, including the introduction of Mr. John Gregg as General Manager and Mr. Rich Ritter as of MRO Services.
Flight Design Selects Avionic System for its 250.000 USD Four-Seat Aircraft
Aero Friedrichshafen, GERMANY / 10 April 2014 – The Flight Design C4 program is continuously moving ahead and Flight Design is pleased to announce the last major component and supplier to be selected for the all-new four-seat aircraft. The Avionics suite for the 250,000 USD composite aircraft will be provided by Garmin, and is named the Flight Design Vision Touch by Garmin.
We now have our final reports from our aeronautical engineers at DAR Corp regarding the new VT tail. Very minor modifications were required to bring the Switchblade's stability and flight characteristics up to where we wanted them to be.
With a project starting date in Summer 2013, the German Ministry of Economic Affairs has granted funding for a research project that aims at development of a modular “SafetyBox” cabin safety system for light aircraft. The new system will provide a safety cage around the occupants of an aircraft, whose functionality builds upon an integrated consideration of several elements, namely intelligently designed and located crash absorber elements, stiff cabin structure with dedicated load paths for the majority of crash scenarios, seat installation and restraint systems. This is significantly supported by crash-optimized ergonomic designs and enhanced fire protection concepts.
For many years, Flight Design has continuously reached out to new markets to ensure global availability and support of Flight Design products. As the next logical step, Flight Design is now providing local production capacities for the major market segments. With this strategy, Flight Design significantly improves availability of the products, reducing production lead times and ensures continued affordable aircraft prices.