Gearing up for the Sun 'n Fun extravaganza in Lakeland, Kitplanes editor Marc Cook and AVweb editorial director Paul Bertorelli are motoring around the west in Cook's Glastar Sportsman visiting companies prior to the show. Here's part 1 of their video blog report:
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KITPLANES magazine interviews Advanced Flight Systems president, Robert Hickman, to learn about his company's latest EFIS, engine monitor and angle of attack systems available for experimental aircraft.
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Marc Cook talks with Neal Willford, Cessna Aircraft's project engineer on the 162 SkyCatcher. Neal was kind enough to share the inside scoop on the SkyCatcher's journey to market.
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New to the world of LSA? One of the things you'll discover is that your engine choice makes a big difference, in terms of both weight and performance. For an overview of the three top choices in the light sport segment, Marc Cook, Editor-in-Chief of KITPLANES magazine, visits Rotax, Jabiru, and Continental on the grounds of the U.S. Sport Aviation Expo in Sebring, Florida.
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Dave Martin introduces you to the Lambada powered sailplane, following his test flight in one.
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The Third Annual Electric Aircraft Symposium will convene on Friday, April 24 at the Hiller Aviation Museum in San Carlos, California (11 miles south of San Francisco International Airport). Among other core topics is the Obama Administration’s potential role in the realization of the future of Green vehicles. Tech experts will also discuss topics such as electric propulsion, next-gen batteries of 10X power, super-efficient aerodynamics, automated flight paths, funding Green industry growth and global imperatives for clean, renewable energy.
Limited seating is reserved in the order the registrations are received. The $249 tuition for the one-day session includes snack breaks, and the networking lunch and dinner.
For more information, visit The CAFE Foundation.