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Sling Launches LSA-based Airline Training Program »

The Sling Pilot Academy this week is set to induct the first round of students to its Accelerated Airline Pilot Program based at the Torrance airport in Southern California. The school has also announced a $20,000 scholarship to be offered to one student who applies before Aug. 5, 2019. More

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Universal Helicopters... »

Universal Helicopters (UHI) announced a purchase agreement with Tecnam for ten new aircraft on Monday. The order includes four P2008 LSAs, four P2010s and... More

Sport Expo: Icon Ramps Up... »

After months of production delays, Icon Aircraft is ramping up production of its A5 light sport amphibious aircraft. Showing a demo model at the Sport... More

Sport Expo: Sebring Gets... »

Veteran FBO and flight school operator Lou Mancuso has opened a new flight academy at Sebring, Florida, that he says will provide fast-track training for... More

EZ-FLY: Researching Easier... »

In the airline and military realm, fly-by-wire control has become old hat but because of expense and certification complexity, the technology hasn’t... More

Shutdown Straining System »

As the government shutdown grinds on with no end in sight, calls from the aviation industry to restore funding are getting more strident and the system is... More

Can Grassroots Flying Solve... »

The FAA's light sport rule all but gutted ultralight aviation. Yet it has huge potential to get people interested in flying on the cheap. More