Free Transition Training for Buyers of Used LSAs

To promote fleet safety, SportairUSA now offers free transition flight training and a free aircraft safety check to purchasers of used Sting, Sirius and Savage Light Sport Aircraft.

We have always provided free transition flight and ground school training to our new aircraft buyers, said Bill Canino, CEO of SportairUSA. To help maintain the safety of the fleet as our aircraft enter the pre-owned market we have decided to offer the same service, plus a free aircraft safety check, to buyers of used Sting, Sirius and Savage airplanes. Continue reading "Free Transition Training for Buyers of Used LSAs"

LSA Road Show Continues in Colorado

Building on the success of the previous tours in Florida and Georgia, seven Light Sport Aircraft (LSA) manufacturers and distributors are continuing their flying roadshow in Colorado. Timed to coincide with the Colorado Pilots Association Rocky Mountain LSA expo at the Front Range Airport, the collaborators have scheduled stops in four airports within the state. “This tour has created an intimate atmosphere for purchasers to see planes, without the noise of a show,” said Bill Canino of SportairUSA, one of the participants. “We meet people who are looking to make that jump to aircraft ownership, but are unable to get to traditional aviation events,” said Dave Graham at Legend Aircraft. Continue reading "LSA Road Show Continues in Colorado"

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"

iCub Import Debuts

SporairUSA and Zlin Aviation have announced that Sportair has become the U.S. importer and distributor for the iCub LSA manufactured by Zlin. The iCub evolved from the Zlin Savage Cruiser and Classic taildraggers. Built to ASTM Light Sport Aircraft standards, the iCub is fitted with an iPad aviation information center as standard equipment. Power is from a 100-horsepower Rotax 912 ULS engine with a two-blade wood prop. It will make its official debut at AirVenture.

With tandem seating and 565 pounds of useful load, the iCub will haul more than other LSAs in its class, the company says. “We designed the iCub for safety, performance and carrying capacity for those with a passion for flying,” said Pasquale Russo, Zlin CEO. Continue reading "iCub Import Debuts"