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Performance high over Austria

The Red Bull Skydive Team meets up with the Blanix Glider Team 400m above Austria

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EASA: Thumbs-up for Oma Sud SkyCar

Italian general aviation manufacturer Oma Sud has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification for its twin-engine piston-powered SkyCar pusher. 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 […]

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Seabird aims for aerial mapping market

  Australian manufacturer Seabird Aviation is targeting the aerial mapping market for the latest version of its SB7L-360 Seeker-2 surveillance aircraft. Continue reading… Aerial mapping articles in the Flight International archive: Diagrammatic representation of how the moving film air camera operates. While the aircraft travels the distance B-A the image in the focal plane travels […]

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Lisa Airplanes plans launch of larger seaplane

French start-up manufacturer Lisa Airplanes is planning to launch a six-seat turbine-powered version of its Akoya ultralight seaplane within the next five years boosted by demand from its growing international customer base for a larger stablemate. Details of the new aircraft are sketchy, but Troillard says the new family member will have similar features to […]

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Avidyne’s first Entegra Release 9 Integrated Flight Deck (IFD) installed in Cirrus SR22

Avidyne sent this image through of its Entegra Release 9 Integrated Flight Deck (IFD) system which was delivered and installed into a customer’s Cirrus SR22 aircraft this week. Dan Schwinn, Avidyne’s president and CEO said: “Entegra owners now have access to all the benefits of the Release 9 upgrade and they only have to be without their aircraft for […]

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EBACE 09 static display general view

Picture credit: Billypix EBACE 2009, Day 1. Here is a general view of the static display. Check our EBACE 09 page which has all the latest news, images, blogs, videos and follow Flightglobal journalists as they tweet their way round the show…

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Daher seeks majority investor for new Socata jet, due 2010

  Daher-Socata intends to formally launch a new 10-seat, twin-engined jet early in 2010, but will proceed only if it can find programme partners prepared to finance most of the required investment. Continue reading…

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Cirrus Vision SJ50 test aircraft

Having amassed 25 flight test hours since its first flight on 3 July, the Cirrus Vision SJ50 V1 personal jet test vehicle is being prepared for a rigorous test campaign to validate the technology needed to develop the general aviation aircraft manufacturer’s first jet. Cirrus has so far flown the aircraft to 16,000ft (4,880m) up […]

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EAA AirVenture, Oshkosh 2008

An aerial display at Oshkosh 2008Read more highlights from the event

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