Press Releases

Since 2000 there have been 82 Helicycles take to the skys.  During that time the fleet of Helicycles has logged over 8000 hours of flight time.  One Helicycle has reached 1100 hours and is still going strong, and there are many other Helicycles with several hundred hours on them.   

Geneva, Switzerland on November 17, 2014 – Continental Motors Group (CMG), an AVIC International Holding Corporation company, is pleased to announce the grand opening of Zulu Flight Training (Zulu) in Geneva, Switzerland on November 6, 2014.  This is the second location and first international location for Zulu, a dual-site flight training model with a simulator based curriculum located in convenient, high population centers.  CMG has successfully operated its prototype site located in Spanish Fort, Alabama for two years.  Like its predecessor, Zulu-Geneva includes a simulator training center with integrated aviation/pilot store in a city center that feeds pilot trainees to the more remote airfields for the aircraft based portion of training.

Mobile, ALABAMA / 10 November 2014 — Light-Sport Aircraft market leader Flight Design is nearly ready to fly its new four seat C4 aircraft and in final preparation sent a team to Continental Motors manufacturing facility in Mobile, Alabama. The two companies have been working closely on the project.

Washington, DC, Nov. 5, 2014 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today reiterated its long-standing commitment to ensuring unfettered access to California’s Santa Monica Municipal Airport (SMO), despite the outcome over proposals regarding SMO’s future, which were included on yesterday’s election ballot.

Crisp clear weather abounds!  Please enjoy the November 2014 Edition of the Heaven's Landing Newsletter.  Big news this month!

Wishing everyone a magnificent Thanksgiving filled with friends and family and safe travels.

San Diego, CA - November 4, 2014 - The International Air & Space Hall of Fame Induction Celebration inducted its Distinguished Class of 2014 on Saturday, November 1, 2014, in the San Diego Air & Space Museum’s Pavilion of Flight. Guests from around the world joined the honorees for a spectacular evening of fun and extraordinary recognition, as each attendee was offered an experiential peek into the lives of these air and space legends. Since 1963 the International Air & Space Hall of Fame has honored more than 200 of the world’s most significant aviation pilots, crew members, visionaries, inventors, aerospace engineers, business leaders, preservationists, designers and space pioneers.

Temecula, CALIFORNIA / October 29, 2014 — Quicksilver Aeronautics is especially pleased to report the sale of a Special Light-Sport Aircraft, the Sport S2SE, to a different sort of customer, a war hero. Any aircraft delivery is satisfying to a producer but this one deserves extra attention.

WHO: Sky Kids, Southwest Jet Center and Pinnacle Aviation

WHAT: Sky Kids “Fly Day” at Southwest Jet Center

WHEN: Saturday, November 8th 2014 from 8 am to 4 pm

WHERE: Southwest Jet Center14988 N 78th Way #112, Scottsdale, AZ 85260

WHY:  To give Valley special needs children the opportunity to experience flight

An update from the Samson Switchblade team...

Well, we completed the final day of our recent Pre-flight Sale this week, and I have to say, it has been a huge success.

Through this sale program, Samson gained much needed energy to design and build the first good looking and really practical flying car. Congratulations to those of you who took advantage of this once in a lifetime deal. You have just bought something that will change your future in ways, that for now, you can only imagine. For all who have been helping and promoting Samson, the staff and I sincerely thank you for your help.

“We’ve turbocharged 2015 and WAI has more plans and projects than ever before in our history,” says WAI President Dr. Peggy Chabrian. The focus of 2015 is an outreach to girls as young as 10 as well as to women worldwide.