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The daily flights will be conducted using a Diamond DA42 New Generation light twin powered by Austro Engine AE300s.
As a result of algae's higher energy content, fuel burn will be 1.5
litres per hour (0.4USgal/h) lower than if conventional Jet-A1 fuel were
used, says EADS, adding: "Only relatively minor modifications and
adjustments had to be made to the aircraft's engines." Continue reading...
GA's army of proponents have taken up the fight to raise the profile of this huge industry - which has a fleet of 10,000 aircraft in Europe - through a mixture of fortitude and self-preservation.
"GA is seen by a lot of people as largely pointless," says Martin
Robinson, chief executive of the UK Aircraft Owners and Pilots
Association - the international organisation concerned with general
aviation - and senior vice-president of the International Council for
AOPA, which represents the interests of GA at European Commission,
Parliament, European Aviation Safety Agency and Eurocontrol and other
egulatory bodies. Continue reading...
The company applied for a type certificate in 2004 and first demonstrated a mock-up of the Textron Lycoming IO-360-C1E6-powered aircraft at the Paris Air Show in 2005. First flight took place in December 2007, at which time...
Australian general aviation manufacturer Gippsland Aeronautics has received Argentinian certification of its GA8. Read more...
After a year economic downturn and bad publicity endured by the corporate aviation community, Gulfstream took a moment to celebrate with the roll-out of its new large-cabin G650 business jet.
Seven thousand employees, executives and local officials filled the aircraft's newly built final assembly building to see the first G650, T1, unveiled as it taxied into view under its own power at the company's Savannah, Georgia facility. Read more...
Click here to see more of Jon Ostrower's photos of the roll out.