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Plans Finalized For New CTLS Factory

CTLS and CTLSi light sport aircraft (LSA) manufacturer AeroJones Aviation Technology Company has announced that it is finalizing plans for a new manufacturing facility adjacent to Dalu General Airport in Zhenjiang, China....

Arizona Company Launches Balloon-Borne Surveillance

Arizona company called World View Enterprises says it’s within months of fielding balloon-based surveillance systems that will provide a less expensive alternative to satellite reconnaissance. The aircraft are called Stratollites and the company just completed a 16-day mission over four western states, according to Bloomberg.

DJI Adds ADS-B To Its Drone Line

Drone maker DJI says it will provide ADS-B In as a standard feature on all of its drones weighing a half-pound or more beginning in 2020. Sensitive to public fears about the risk small...

Fuel Cell Hexacopter Envisioned

An apparently well funded Massachusetts startup says it will develop a “flying car” hexacopter powered by a hydrogen fuel cell that will carry five people 400 miles.

So Long, Sebring

Sebring's Sport Aviation Expo is no more. But kudos to the city for sustaining it for 15 years in a difficult market.

Sebring Ends U.S. Sport Aviation Expo

The January 2019 U.S. Sport Aviation Expo was the last to be hosted by Sebring Regional Airport (SEF), according to an announcement made by expo organizers on Thursday.

EAA, FAA Confer At Aviation Summit

The EAA and the FAA carried out a two-day Recreational Aviation Summit at the associations Oshkosh, Wisconsin, headquarters last week focusing on legislative matters important to recreational pilots.
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What’s New In Electric Airplanes?

At Aero in Friedrichshafen, Germany, in April, one full exhibition hall was loaded with electric airplanes and related technology. In this week's AVweb video, Paul Bertorelli takes a look at...

Bearhawk Designer Bob Barrows Injured In Landing Crash

Bob Barrows, who designed the Bearhawk line of experimental aircraft, suffered a landing accident on approach to Holly Ridge/Topsail Island Airport (N21) on Monday. According to reports, Barrows clipped power lines on approach and the Bearhawk LSA impacted the turf runway in a strongly nose-down attitude.

Flight Design’s New F2 And F4

At Aero 2019 in Friedrichshafen, Germany, Flight Design unveiled its new F2 and F4 aircraft, the latter of which will be certified under CS23 as a four-seat airplane. Paul Bertorelli prepared this video report from the show.

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Two Tragic Accidents And We’re Arguing About Sim Time?

You'd think Boeing would try belt and suspenders this time. But for the revised MAX, it wants to again try what already didn't work.

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How Daher Builds the TBM Turboprop

Daher's factory in Tarbes, France, is one of the most modern aerospace facilities in the world. In this long-form video, AVweb explains...