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  • Kestrel single-engine turboprop to be produced in Maine


    <P>The Kestrel single-engine turboprop, initially developed by Farnborough Aircraft, is to be produced in the US state of Maine by a new company headed by Cirrus Design co-founder and former chief Alan Klapmeier.<BR></P> <P>Kestrel Aircraft Company (KAC) today announced it has selected Naval Air Station Brunswick, which will soon be decommissioned by the US Navy, to manufacture the Kestrel. Alan Klapmeier, who founded Cirrus in 1994 with his brother Dale and led the Minnesota-based manufacturer until he resigned last year, established KAC earlier this year.<BR></P> <P>The composite Kestrel, which can be configured with six or seven seats, first flew in 2006 but efforts by previous owners to complete certification and launch production of the aircraft have since failed. KAC says it now plans to begin efforts this autumn at its Brunswick facility to complete the development and FAA certification process as well as begin initial production.</P> <P> <TABLE style="WIDTH: 50%" cellSpacin


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  • Kestrel single-engine turboprop to be produced in Maine


    <P>The Kestrel single-engine turboprop, initially developed by Farnborough Aircraft, is to be produced in the US state...


  • Cirrus, L-3 in legal tussle over rumours, $20 million tab


    Cirrus Design and avionics maker L-3 are locked in multiple legal battles over alleged bankruptcy rumours by one and...


  • NBAA 09: Piaggio unveils new image


    Piaggio Aero today unveiled a new look as a "luxury brand", as it rolled out plans to break into non-traditional...


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  • EBACE: Turboprop manufacturers prepare for the rebound

    News | 10 May 2011 11:00 | Kate Sarsfield

    It has been a bumpy ride for makers of single-engined turboprops. Even these niche players have not been immune to the economic misery and have seen sales of their fuel-efficient, versatile, multi-mission types tumble over the past 12 months.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/EBACE-Turboprop-manufacturers-prepare-for-the-rebound-356105/
  • Kestrel single-engine turboprop to be produced in Maine

    News | 23 Jul 2010 18:00 | Brendan Sobie

    <P>The Kestrel single-engine turboprop, initially developed by Farnborough Aircraft, is to be produced in the US state of Maine by a new company headed by Cirrus Design co-founder and former chief Alan Klapmeier.<BR></P> <P>Kestrel Aircraft Company (KAC) today announced it has selected Naval Air Station Brunswick, which will soon be decommissioned by the US Navy, to manufacture the Kestrel. Alan Klapmeier, who founded Cirrus in 1994 with his brother Dale and led the Minnesota-based manufacturer until he resigned last year, established KAC earlier this year.<BR></P> <P>The composite Kestrel, which can be configured with six or seven seats, first flew in 2006 but efforts by previous owners to complete certification and launch production of the aircraft have since failed. KAC says it now plans to begin efforts this autumn at its Brunswick facility to complete the development and FAA certification process as well as begin initial production.</P> <P> <TABLE style="WIDTH: 50%" cellSpacinhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Kestrel-single-engine-turboprop-to-be-produced-in-Maine-345312/
  • Recovery slowly begins for battered piston market

    News | 15 Jun 2010 12:00 | Brendan Sobie

    There are signs that the piston market is starting to rebound after an awful 2009 with most manufacturers emerging leaner and cautiously optimistic about the futurehttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Recovery-slowly-begins-for-battered-piston-market-343187/
  • Cirrus, L-3 in legal tussle over rumours, $20 million tab

    News | 01 Apr 2010 13:16 | John Croft

    Cirrus Design and avionics maker L-3 are locked in multiple legal battles over alleged bankruptcy rumours by one and claims of more than $20 million in unpaid...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Cirrus-L-3-in-legal-tussle-over-rumours-20-million-tab-339958/
  • Ayla Aviation Academy takes off at Aqaba

    News | 09 Nov 2009 15:00 | Murdo Morrison

    Aqaba's location on the Red Sea offers a strong focus for Ayla Aviation Academy to attract business from across the regionhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Ayla-Aviation-Academy-takes-off-at-Aqaba-334457/
  • NBAA 09: Piaggio unveils new image

    News | 19 Oct 2009 18:00 | Murdo Morrison

    Piaggio Aero today unveiled a new look as a "luxury brand", as it rolled out plans to break into non-traditional markets and double the size of its service...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NBAA-09-Piaggio-unveils-new-image-333606/