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  • VIDEO: Icon completes testing on pioneering AoA system for A5 amphibian


    Light sport amphibian manufacturer Icon Aircraft has completed testing of its angle of attack (AoA) system - a key safety feature of the A5 aircraft, and the first of a new breed of stall warning systems in development by the general aviation industry.


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  • OSHKOSH: UAV fears may prompt LSA expansion, LAMA says


    ​The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has requested a survey of light sport aircraft (LSA) employed for...


  • US air traffic controllers discuss challenges, solutions to UAS integration


    Integrating unmanned aerial systems (UAS) into US airspace is one of the toughest jobs the US aviation industry has...


  • Boeing seeks approval for green diesel as new aviation biofuel


    ​Boeing will seek approval by the end of this year to clear a green diesel blend as an alternative to Jet-A for...


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  • ANALYSIS: Has the light sport aircraft market lived up to expectations?

    News | 02 Apr 2015 13:42

    Sun-n-Fun in April 2015 will mark the 10th anniversary of the introduction of the light-sport aircraft sector in the USA. Both Evektor and Flight Design obtained their S-LSA certificates on the opening day of that 2005 show. Conceived by the FAA as a way to bring ultralights under FAA influence and as a reaction to the hodgepodge of European ultralight regulations (where each country has its own standards), the then-FAA administrator, Marion Blakey, expected 9,000 US-registered light-sport aircraft by 2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Has-the-light-sport-aircraft-market-lived-up-to-expectations-410231/
  • ANALYSIS: Boeing's high hopes for green diesel

    News | 04 Feb 2015 10:39 | Kerry Reals

    ​Fresh from carrying out the first flight to be powered by a blend containing yet-to-be certified green diesel, Boeing has high hopes for the potential of this type of fuel and is confident it will be approved for commercial use later this year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Boeings-high-hopes-for-green-diesel-408042/
  • OSHKOSH: UAV fears may prompt LSA expansion, LAMA says

    News | 30 Jul 2014 01:26 | Stephen Trimble

    ​The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has requested a survey of light sport aircraft (LSA) employed for commercial services in foreign countries, a possible step towards expanding the sector’s application in the USA a decade after the regulated category was created, says an LSA advocacy group.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OSHKOSH-UAV-fears-may-prompt-LSA-expansion-LAMA-says-402159/
  • ANALYSIS: Are halophytes the answer to fuel needs?

    News | 17 Apr 2014 16:06 | Kerry Reals

    Seven years ago, Flight International reported on a seemingly far-fetched concept: the possibility of powering commercial aircraft with biofuel derived from saltwater plants, or halophytes, grown in the desert and irrigated using seawater.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Are-halophytes-the-answer-to-fuel-needs-397466/
  • US air traffic controllers discuss challenges, solutions to UAS integration

    News | 27 Jan 2014 12:29 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    Integrating unmanned aerial systems (UAS) into US airspace is one of the toughest jobs the US aviation industry has ever faced, according to the head of the Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA).http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-air-traffic-controllers-discuss-challenges-solutions-to-UAS-integration-395238/
  • Boeing seeks approval for green diesel as new aviation biofuel

    News | 14 Jan 2014 15:08 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Boeing will seek approval by the end of this year to clear a green diesel blend as an alternative to Jet-A for turbine-powered aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-seeks-approval-for-green-diesel-as-new-aviation-biofuel-394821/