“As I understand the English language, light is not necessarily a good adjective one could say about anything. Light beer is not real beer and a light cigarette is not a real cigarette. The impression could be that a light airplane may not be a real airplane.”
Priorities are shifting at Flight Design, the company that dominates the Light Sport Aircraft market in the U.S.
Columbia puts its airframe through punishing test: New CEO donatesLindbergh’s plane to science center
In his first air show appearance as CEO of Columbia Aircraft Manufacturing Corp., Wan Abd Majid turned over the keys of “The New Spirit of St. Louis,” the Columbia 300 Erik Lindbergh used to recreate his grandfather’s historic flight, to the St. Louis Science Center, at this year’s Sun ‘n Fun.
On St. Patrick’s Day, Paul Rachels of Yuma, Ariz., flew 13-year-old Arlene Martinez on the 1.3 millionth Young Eagles flight since the program was started 15 years ago.
Jeppesen and Diamond Aircraft have joined forces to deliver an online private pilot training course tailored to Diamond airplanes.
R.J. Siegel hates wires.
The Toxo Light Sport Aircraft, which recently had its first flight, made its Sun ‘n Fun debut this year.
As Rick Adam recalls, in the early years of his company, executives measured their success by whether they made it to the next air show.
Avemco Insurance Co. is dropping its rates.
FAA Administrator Marion Blakey sent her regrets, along with eight top FAA officials, to Sun ‘n Fun.