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CubCrafters CC18-180 Top Cub has earned an Australian Type Certificate. The 180 horsepower Piper Cub-alike weights 1200 pounds empty and has an 1100 pound useful load. More info at CubCrafters.com.

Two hypersonic experiments were destroyed by NASA August 22 after an anomaly caused a failure shortly after liftoff from Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia Friday. Most debris from the rocket is thought to have fallen into the Atlantic. There are conflicting reports of debris being sighted on land. "This debris could be hazardous," according to NASA.

The most popular LSA's are Flight Design's CT, Legend Cub, and Tecnam, according to Dan Johnson.