Archive | November, 2010

VIDEO: Ewald the Amazing

I’m not exactly sure (yet) who Ewald Schuster is, but I do know he is building some amazing little engines. In a recent post on YouTube, Schuster, described in articles as a self-taught engine designer and builder, shows off a dual-spool micro turbofan engine with a 4:1 bypass ratio. Oh by the way, the aircraft […]

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VIDEO and STORY: Tecnam nabs FAA nod for Rotax Twin

Italian airframer Tecnam has received US FAA type certification for its P2006T four-seat Rotax-powered twin, a development the company says could spark new interest in the small aircraft air taxi market. “Many customers didn’t want to fly in SATS-type aircraft because of the single engine,” says Ben Young, vice president of business development and marketing with Tecnam […]

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Gulfstream to reveal “Project X” on Monday

… But don’t get too excited. Rather than revealing what’s been rumoured to be a remaking of the G450 business jet, or better yet a supersonic chariot (as seen below in a patent application by the company) … the revelation, unfortunately, is likely to be more mundane. “It’s not a new aircraft announcement,” my media contact […]

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