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  • OSHKOSH: MVP reveals new seaplane, business model


    A start-up with links to the original Cirrus management team has launched a sporty new amphibian development projected dubbed the “MVP”.


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  • Lisa to relocate Akoya flight test base to get unrestricted access to water


    Lisa Airplanes, developer of the Akoya amphibian, is planning to relocate the flight test campaign for the light sport...


  • AERO: Orel Aircraft seeks industrial partner to bring VH2 piston-single to market


    ​Orel Aircraft ‘s VH2 ultra-light piston single made its public debut at Aero where the French start-up sought to woo...


  • Pipistrel powers up all-electric trainer


    ​Slovenian light aircraft developer Pipistrel Aircraft has joined forces with Siemens to produce an all-electric design.


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  • Lisa to relocate Akoya flight test base to get unrestricted access to water

    News | 30 Jun 2015 16:36 | Kate Sarsfield

    Lisa Airplanes, developer of the Akoya amphibian, is planning to relocate the flight test campaign for the light sport aircraft, and has narrowed the choice of sites to three.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lisa-to-relocate-Akoya-flight-test-base-to-get-unrestricted-access-to-water-414175/
  • AERO: Orel Aircraft seeks industrial partner to bring VH2 piston-single to market

    News | 21 Apr 2015 09:56 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Orel Aircraft ‘s VH2 ultra-light piston single made its public debut at Aero where the French start-up sought to woo industrial partners to help bring the all-composite aircraft to market.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AERO-Orel-Aircraft-seeks-industrial-partner-to-bring-VH2-piston-single-to-market-411408/
  • 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/
  • MVP Aero freezes 'triphibian' light sport aircraft design

    News | 14 Jan 2015 13:46 | Kate Sarsfield

    US start-up MVP Aero has frozen the design of its ”triphibian” light sport aircraft (LSA) and says it plans to fly the first prototype – dubbed the most versatile plane (MVP) because of its capacity to land on water, land and snow/ice – within 18 months.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MVP-Aero-freezes-triphibian-light-sport-aircraft-design-407894/
  • Pipistrel powers up all-electric trainer

    News | 08 Oct 2014 12:19 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Slovenian light aircraft developer Pipistrel Aircraft has joined forces with Siemens to produce an all-electric design.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Pipistrel-powers-up-all-electric-trainer-404565/
  • 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/