Tag Archives: LSA

An ICON At EAA

by Woody Minar ICON Aircraft once again displayed its two-seat, light-sport aircraft (LSA), amphibian ICON A5, which just received a weight exemption from the FAA. The exemption increases the gross weight to accommodate safety features, such as a spin-resistant airframe. … Continue reading

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AirVenture 2013… Looking Back & Looking Forward!

by Jim LaMalfa Dave Weiman, Contributing Editor Standing at the main gates to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2013, July 29 thru August 4, one had to recognized and give thanks to the efforts of a young National Guard aircraft mechanic named … Continue reading

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An LSA Compliant Carbon Pitts LS1 & LS2

FORT PIERCE, FLA. – Renegade Light Sport Aircraft has relocated to a 70,000-ft. facility at St. Lucie County Airport, Fort Pierce, Florida, to build the first fully aerobatic Lycoming-powered Renegade Carbon Pitts LS1 and LS2 aircraft. Air show performer and … Continue reading

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STC’d Muffler System For Cessna 120, 140 & 150s

The FAA has approved the addition of Cessna 150 models L & M to its existing approval for Cessna models 120, 140 and 150 A through K for a complete muffler system. The mufflers can be found on page 51 … Continue reading

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Letters To The Editor

Dave: Thanks for the great article on Jeff Baum (Oct/Nov 2011). I learned several things about Jeff I did not know. I’ve known Jeff ever since he started in the FBO business. While at the Wisconsin Bureau of Aeronautics, Jeff … Continue reading

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EAA AirVenture – Always Something For Everyone!

by Jim LaMalfa It is an understatement to say that this year’s EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, July 25–31, 2011 at Wittman Regional Airport, Oshkosh, Wis., had something for everyone. Hundreds of homebuilts, warbirds and vintage aircraft to see during the day, … Continue reading

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Rotax 912 Series Engine Operation & Maintenance Concerns: An Interview With Brian Meyerhofer of Leading Edge Air Foils

by Ed Leineweber For longtime Lycoming and Continental aircraft engine flyers like me, one of the most surprising stories to come out of the Sport Pilot/Light Sport Aircraft movement is the dominance of Rotax engines in factory-built Special Light Sport … Continue reading

Posted in Aug/Sept 2011, Columns, Products & Services, Sport Pilot/Grassroot/Recreational Flying | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Light Sport Aviation Accidents Grow In Six Categories… Pilot Presentations To Focus On LSA Safety

by Ed Leineweber According to the FAA, although the accident/incident rate for sport pilots remains very close to the overall rate for general aviation operations under Part 91, incident and accident reports for sport pilots and light sport aircraft show … Continue reading

Posted in Columns, March/April 2012, Sport Pilot/Grassroot/Recreational Flying | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment