Build A Plane has joined with the Thomas Wathen Center in Riverside, California, to create a permanent facility that allows kids to build real airplanes. The Katrina Bradshaw Memorial BuildAPlane Center is outfitted as a complete A&P facility providing tooling and materials to build and restore aircraft.
Sixteen kids from around Los Angeles have signed up restore an early Stinson 108.
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Garmin International announced today a new 7-inch G3X Touch display option for experimental amateur-built and light sport aircraft. The new, high-resolution infrared touchscreen display compliments the existing 10.6-inch G3X Touch system, offering new panel design options and redundancy. All G3X Touch displays support Connext cockpit connectivity between avionics and mobile devices featuring wireless flight plan transfer capabilities and more.
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Sonex Aircraft, LLC has announced yet another option for building Sonex Aircraft: Sub-Kits for Sonex and Waiex airframe. These Sub-Kits are designed to give Sonex and Waiex builders more flexibility and options for constructing the already industry-leading Sonex Aircraft kit values.
Sub-Kits allow potential builders to get started with a minimal initial investment and gives them a great opportunity to see for themselves the level of detail and simplicity designed into Sonex Aircraft. Once this building path is selected, the builder may purchase the remaining individual Sub-Kits at their own pace as time and resources allow, and is a great way to amortize construction costs without the need for financing.
“Sonex has received requests for Sonex and Waiex Sub-Kit building options since we started offering a complete kit in 2001,” remarked Sonex Aircraft, LLC General Manager and CEO Jeremy Monnett. “Many customers expressed an interest in spreading their aircraft construction costs out over time, particularly as financing has become more challenging. These new Sub-Kits are designed to satisfy that demand by allowing customers to pay as they go. As Sonex has continued to expand, so has our ability to offer market-driven options like Sub-Kits. These options continue to fuel the strong growth of the Sonex Aircraft family of products, which unquestionably offer the Best Performance Per Dollar in the recreational aircraft market today. Sonex is pleased to see that, despite the challenging global economic landscape, potential aircraft builders are determined as-ever to pursue their dreams of flight.”
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