The staff of KITPLANES and its family of regular contributors has begun to light in Lakeland, Florida, for the annual Sun 'n Fun airshow. Look for regular web updates and new, exclusive video to be posted here throughout the week.
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American Legend Aircraft Company announced a $2500 discount on its Texas Sport amateur-built aircraft kit. The Texas Sport is a kitted version of the American Legend Cub, and is intended for both novice and experienced amateur aircraft builders. The discount is valid for orders placed through the close of the Sun 'n Fun Fly-In, or April 18, 2010. Continue reading "American Legend Offers Show Discount on Texas Sport Kit"
Belite Aircraft will have two of its three models of FAR Part 103-compliant aircraft on display at the Sun 'n Fun Fly-in at Lakeland, Florida, April 13 to 18. The Belite Superlite and Trike will be sporting some new features, including several modifications to the tricycle gear version of the aircraft in response to customer inputs, the company says. You can see the airplanes at the Light Aircraft Display area, Space LP35. Continue reading "Belite Airplanes and New Avionics at SnF"
Sportair USA, distributor for the Sirius LSA from TL Ultralight of the Czech Republic, has announced that the first aircraft is available for demo flights in North Little Rock, Arkansas. The first delivery will occur at the Sun 'n Fun Fly-In this April.
The Sirius is a two-seat, carbon-fiber composite design powered by the 100-hp Rotax 912 ULS engine. It also features a GRS whole-plane ballistic parachute. Continue reading "Sirius LSA Available for Demo Flights"
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:
Continue reading "Marc and Paul's Sportsman Pre-Sun 'n Fun Video Blog"