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LAKELAND, Florida, April 9—Light Sport America, which recently entered the light sport aircraft market with a full line of U.S. built planes, is offering two unique purchase plans.

April 4, 2013

TRINIDAD, Colo. – Colorado Wing recently wrapped up a new Civil Air Patrol mission involving support for the U.S. Army’s unmanned aerial vehicle program, part of the U.S. Air Force auxiliary’s evolving profile of homeland security missions for America.

Yakima, Washington – April 5, 2013: Light aircraft designer and manufacturer CubCrafters has announced the availability of new Oregon Aero seat cushion systems for their Carbon Cub SS, Sport Cub S2 and Carbon Cub EX aircraft. The new cushions may be ordered as an option on new aircraft and may also be retrofitted to CubCrafters’ growing fleet.

Contact: Dan Hubbard, (202) 783-9360,

Washington, DC, April 5, 2013 – National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) President and CEO Ed Bolen today issued the following statement regarding an announcement from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that the agency would delay the closure of 149 contract air traffic control towers until June 15, in order to provide time to further examine considerations related to the closures.

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Port Orange, FLORIDA / April 4, 2013 — Continuing its efforts to assist the light aircraft industry, the Light Aircraft Manufacturers Association (LAMA) is pleased to inform media representatives about press conferences for all Light-Sport Aircraft providers. This is intended not only to help those companies announce their press conferences but to make life easier for the working press at the big airshow. LAMA knows you are pulled in many directions and the organization sincerely appreciates your coverage of the LSA sector.

South Woodstock, CONN. / April 4, 2013 — Quiet industriousness is a midwest America hallmark and few plains state residents portray that better than Kent Johnson, principal in Stanton Sport Aviation. The enterprise operated by the soft-spoken Minnesota aviation business man was recently elevated to Distributor status with Flight Design, the country’s biggest seller of Light-Sport Aircraft.

TCB Composite proudly announces their expansion into a new facility. In the fall of 2012, TCB Composite relocated manufacturing operations to their new facility in West Haven, Utah. The new facility, which boasts 12,000 square feet of manufacturing space, is fully equipped with state of the art equipment:

BREAKING NEWS ---> Rotax BRP has agreed to sponsor two 6- or 8-seat golf carts. Sun ‘n Fun’s top management is allowing us to operated these golf carts in ways that will drive traffic to Paradise City. Here’s the plan ...

LAKELAND, FL  - February 26, 2013 - President John R. "Lites" Leenhouts assured staff and volunteers, "It is business as usual in preparation for our annual event despite all national budget concerns.  The 39th Annual SUN 'n FUN Fly-In & Expo, April 9-14, 2013, at the Lakeland Linder Airport will proceed as planned.  Sponsors, exhibitors and vendors along with Airshow performers will be in place for the audiences and media entering the grounds."