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Triton's Affordable LSA »

Triton AeroMarine is on the brink of getting FAA approval for its Chinese-built SkyTrek light sport airplane. The company’s president and chief engineer, Thomas Hsueh, hopes the aircraft will not only help GA grow in China, but become an affordable training and personal aircraft in the U.S. He told AVweb at AirVenture 2016 that he’ll want U.S. dealers who will offer strong product support for the SkyTrek, which features a patented nosewheel assembly and an extra-strong composite airframe that can withstand 7.5 Gs. More

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