Aircraft ownership & registration
The next decade of LSA innovation
Thursday, 04 September 2014 09:30

aircraftAt AirVenture Oshkosh this year, the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) mounted a very visible celebration of Light-Sport or Sport Pilot-eligible aircraft.

The exhibit drew dense traffic throughout the week by offering a large cross section of the aircraft types and configurations available since the FAA loosened its control over the process of approving new aircraft for sale to the public. It was the 10th anniversary celebration of Sport Pilot/Light-Sport Aircraft (SP/LSA).

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OpenAirplane expands to private aircraft
Friday, 04 April 2014 10:58

OpenAirplaneThursday at SUN ’n FUN, OpenAirplane unveiled a new service that helps aircraft owners join the “sharing economy.”

With “Collaborative Aircraft Rental” owners can rent their airplanes to pilots who have passed the OpenAirplane universal checkout.

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Gulfstream G280 achieves full certification
Friday, 07 September 2012 13:26

Gulfstream-G280-certificationThe Gulfstream G280 super-midsize business jet has received full FAA type certification, the manufacturer announced on Tuesday, nearly four years after Gulfstream first announced the follow-on to the G200.

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Hawker Beechcraft GCS expands XPR programs
Thursday, 17 November 2011 12:45

Hawker 400XPRHawker Beechcraft’s Global Customer Support (GCS) has expanded its XPR upgrade program for the Hawker 400 and 800.

The program, which was previously exclusive to airframe owners, provides a factory completed option for customers interested in purchasing an airplane and upgrading it with the XPR components and other upgrades. GCS will assist those customers in finding suitable airframes.

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Aircraft care tips
Wednesday, 19 October 2011 11:19

Aircraft careAs any owner knows, your Mooney is a hand-built precision aircraft that will respond positively to the proper care, ensuring its long life and dependability. The following are a just a few tips to keep in mind...

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What every pilot should know about aviation insurance
Friday, 30 September 2011 11:37

Aviation insuranceAs pilots we all need to be aware of, and understand, any aviation insurance policies we might find ourselves involved with. There are a number of aviation insurance policies that might impact our actions as a pilot, and being aware of them can save yourself a lot of grief!

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The four basic ways to own an aircraft and protect yourself
Thursday, 29 September 2011 15:02

Flacon 7XAircraft ownership in the United States can take many different forms depending upon the type of aircraft and the purposes of use intended for the airplane. The way you will want to own a personal aircraft may differ greatly from the way a corporation will want to own an aircraft.

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Big fun in a small package
Friday, 14 January 2011 12:04

It has a 16-foot wingspan; weighs just 185 pounds; has a pair of two-stroke, 15-horsepower engines; climbs at 1,000 fpm; and has a roll rate of 200 degrees per second. This tiny aviation curiosity is the CriCri.

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