09AUG 2016
Cessna 172 Aircraft History

Cessna 172 Aircraft History

In 1911, Clyde Cessna, an agriculturist from Rago, Kansas, constructed himself a wood-and-fabric plane, flew it over the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mountains, and turned into a piece of aviation history. From this first flight, Clyde Cessna embarked on a business venture of the building and testing…

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05JUL 2016
Light Aircraft Manufacturers Review

Light Aircraft Manufacturers Review

The popularity of light aviation significantly increases day by day. There is an interesting opinion that in the next fifteen years nearly 50% of people in the world will use this way of transportation.
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17MAR 2019
Light Sport Aircraft Australia

Light Sport Aircraft Australia

Jabiru J230-D Cruise Speed 120 kts Maximum Range 675 nm Fuel Consumption 23-29 ltrs/hr Maximum Passengers 2 Takeoff Distance 226m Jabiru J170-D Cruise Speed 100 kts Maximum Range 850 nm Fuel Consumption 16-19 ltrs/hr Maximum Passengers 2 Takeoff Distance 210m Jabiru J160-D Cruise Speed 100 kts Maximum Range 850 nm Fuel Consumption 16-19 ltrs/hr Maximum Passengers 2 Takeoff Distance 210m Jabiru…
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09MAR 2019
Wing folding

Wing folding

Commercial planes have gotten bigger and bigger over the past few decades, but the size of the gate at most airports have stayed the same. To circumvent this little infrastructural disconnect, Boeing s future x jet will have a massive wingspan that folds up upon landing. The x is already in the news this week, after three Middle Eastern airlines put in orders for almost 300 of the massive jets…
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01MAR 2019
Flying amphibian

Flying amphibian

Map Wallace s Flying Frog Range Fast Facts Type: Amphibian Diet: Carnivore Size: 4 in (10 cm) Group name: Army Did you know? The Wallace s flying frog is named for the 19th-century British naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace, who first described the species in 1869. Relative: Size relative to a tea cup Please add a relative entry to your dictionary. The overachieving Wallace s flying frog wasn…
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21FEB 2019
Micro jet - Planes

Micro jet - Planes

The spectacle below took place in September at the 2014 Naval Air Station Oceana Airshow in Virginia Beach. And if it’s any indication of just how good this airshow is, if you live within driving distance, you should probably make a point of going to see it in person. For the first 7 or so minutes of the video, we see an FLS Microjet doing its thing. According to the folks at Jalopnik, these…
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13FEB 2019
Types of ultralight aircraft

Types of ultralight aircraft

The Aerolite 103 was designed by long-time aviation enthusiast Terry Raber, in 1996. Everyone in the Ultralight and Light sport industry knows Terry. The vast majority of the light aircraft flying use his Streamline Strut Fairings and Stainless Exhaust Brackets (both of which he designed back in 1993). In the early 1990 s, Terry was building and selling ultralights, but he always felt the perfect…
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05FEB 2019
FAA LSA

FAA LSA

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued its decision to grant ICON Aircraft’s petition for exemption to allow an increased takeoff weight for ICON’s A5 amphibious Light Sport Aircraft (LSA) up to a maximum of 1680 lbs. The exemption would accommodate, among other safety features, a Spin-Resistant Airframe (SRA) which enables the A5 to better avoid loss-ofcontrol scenarios due to…
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