Progressive Aerodyne Will Host Open House

Progressive Aerodyne, manufacturer of the Searey amphibian kit aircraft, is having an open house on Wednesday, January 18 at its Tavares, Florida, headquarters. The day will include technical and flying discussions covering many aspects of building, flying and living the "Searey lifestyle," the company says.

Visitors can fly, boat or drive in to the facility to join other members of the the Searey community of builders and pilots, along with those who are interested in the design. Continue reading "Progressive Aerodyne Will Host Open House"

Light Sport Aircraft Barnstorm Florida Soon

Five Light Sport Aircraft manufacturers and distributors are staging a flying show of six cities throughout Florida after the Sebring LSA Expo. We wanted to create an intimate atmosphere for purchasers to see planes without the noise of a show, said Bill Canino of Sportair USA, one of the participants. Buyers like to get up close and personal with the planes, and the people behind the planes, added Jim Julius of SportPlanes Florida. Continue reading "Light Sport Aircraft Barnstorm Florida Soon"

U.S. Sport Aviation Expo 2009: LSA Engine Survey

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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