Press Releases

Yakima, Washington – April 6, 2018 - CubCrafters announced today that its flagship aircraft, the XCub, was recently awarded type certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). The certification acknowledges compliance with all EASA airworthiness and environmental requirements, thereby clearing the way for XCub to enter into service on the European register.

London, United Kingdom – April 4, 2018 - Shell Aviation today announces that it is has extended its partnership with the AeroShell Aerobatic Team for a further three years. Shell Aviation’s AeroShell Lubricants has been the proud sponsor of the aerobatic display team since 2003, with the pilots relying on the protection that the company’s range of high-quality engine oils and greases provide.

SUN 'n FUN has once again teamed up with the industry leading aviation job website,, to host this year’s career fair.  Industry professionals will be onsite next Wednesday to interview for openings with their respected companies.

FAIRFAX, Minn., April 2, 2018 – With a decorative star and patriotic blue front, it leads one to believe the home may be owned by Captain America.

OSHKOSH, Wisconsin - (March 29, 2018) - The Experimental Aircraft Association will again deliver the excitement of flight throughout the United States in 2018 as EAA’s “Spirit of Aviation” mobile unit, sponsored by the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA), visits numerous events this year. The mobile experience introduces EAA to aviation enthusiasts through hands-on, member-tested activities engaging people in aviation.

OSHKOSH, Wisconsin - (March 28, 2018) - The final year of World War I centennial activities at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018 will feature historic aircraft from the era and flying activities that commemorate the final year of the “Great War” that concluded with the armistice of 1918.

Wednesday, 28th of March 2018 – Alsim is very pleased to announce that the FAA has approved the Alsim AL250 simulator as an Advanced Aviation Training Device (AATD).

Yakima, Washington – March 26, 2018: Light aircraft manufacturer, CubCrafters, has announced FAA certification for the installation of Wipline 2100 floats on the company’s XCub. Both amphibious and seaplane versions of the floats, built by Wipaire, Inc., have been approved and are now part of the XCub’s Type Certificate.

March 25, 2018 – The 29th Annual International Women in Aviation Conference accomplished its goal to Connect. Engage. Inspire. at Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nevada, March 22-24, 2018.

March 19, 2018 - The Abingdon Foundation is delighted to announce the “It’s About Time” sponsorship for WAI and introduce our 2018 winner, Khodani Davhana. Traveling all the way from golden Johannesburg, South Africa, Khodani is delighted to receive this platinum opportunity which includes round-trip airfare, room and board, and full registration to the Women in Aviation, International Conference. Khodani will be guided by Abingdon and the Abingdon Foundation to help her network and make those all-important personal introductions to key industry leaders during the three day event.