Bose 'AirVenture 2023
Volume 30, Number 30e, July 28, 2023
Company Plans To Build New PBY Catalinas
A Florida company is hoping to build a modernized version of the Consolidated PBY Catalina flying boat, an aircraft developed almost 90 years ago and most famously used to hunt Nazi U-boats in the Second World War. Catalina Aircraft has[…]   Read this article
Piper Inks Deal With Sierra Charlie Flight School For 50 Archer TXs
Piper Aircraft announced on Wednesday (July 26) it has signed an order for 50 Archer TX trainers with FAR Part 61 flight school Sierra Charlie Aviation of Scottsdale, Arizona. Deliveries of the single-engine aircraft are scheduled to start in 2026.[…]   Read this article
Gogoair 'AVANCE = Inflight connectivity
Gyro Repairs: Still Worth It For Some
When we talk with busy avionics shops around the country, it’s clear that electronic flight displays are tops for major upgrades. For aging aircraft, that means yanking out spinning iron gyros and usually the vacuum systems that feed them. These[…] Read this article

Aspen 'Renew your panel AirVenture 2023
AirVenture 2023: The Kitfox Muscles Up With The Rotax 916
Kitfox Aircraft showed not one but two Experimentals powered by the new 160-hp Rotax 916 at AirVenture 2023. We caught up with Kitfox’s Brandon Petersen, whose own Kitfox has pride of place at the corner of the company booth. Builder of the[…] Read this article

Tempest 'AeroGuard Induction Air Filters
AirVenture 2023: Arriving At OSH
Earlier this week, thousands of aircraft flew in to Wittman Regional Airport (OSH) in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, for AirVenture 2023. Mariano Rosales was onsite to check out some of the arrivals. Read this article

MT Propeller 'OSH23 Special'
Whelen 'Oshkosh 2023
Diamond Aircraft's All-Electric eDA40 Completes First Flight
Diamond Aircraft has announced the first flight of its all-electric eDA40 single. The milestone flight took place at Diamond’s headquarters in Wiener Neustadt, Austria, on July 20. Safran Electrical & Power supplied the ENGINeUSTM electric smart motor, and Electric Power Systems[…] Read this article

Rotax 'AirVenture 2023 The impossible engine'
AirVenture 2023: Honeywell Anthem Pilatus PC-12 Tour
Introduced in 2021, Honeywell’s clean-sheet Anthem integrated flight deck has racked up over 120 hours of flight testing in a Pilatus PC-12 turboprop, and the test bed (with pre-production test hardware) was on public display for the first time at[…] Read this article

Kitplanes Weekly 'Sign up for the new...'
Pratt & Whitney Marks PT6 E-Series Milestone
Pratt & Whitney Canada announced this week at AirVenture 2023 that it has now delivered over 400 PT6 E-Series engines. Since its launch in October 2019, the engine family has logged more than 100,000 flight hours worldwide. The latest in[…] Read this article