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It’s Warmer in Sebring: Light Sport Aviation Expo

, January 26th, 2009

With another week of temperatures in the teens in New York, I figured there was little excuse not t o spend a few days in South Florida, especially since it involved airplanes. Read More >>

A Spiffy LSA Lands on Long Island

, December 22nd, 2008

Following up on my recent post on the Flight Design CT, we take a look at another light sport aircraft, the SportCruiser.

I ventured out to Mid Island Air at Brookhaven Airport (HWV) on Long Island, NY because it now offers the Sportcruiser. The Sportcruiser is one of several LSAs made in the Czech Republic, which is to LSAs like Milwaukee is to Beer. They make a lot of them.  Read More >>

LSA’s Sales Strong, VLJs Making Comeback?

, December 15th, 2008

In the midst of the economic doldrums, which includes much of the aviation industry, two interesting pieces of news last week give hope to the pilot poluation.

The first comes from Light Sport guru, Dan Johnson.  For those who don't read Dan's blog, I highly recommend it.  Dan reports that LSA sales remain relatively strong, even as the general piston market slows (that's being kind).  Read More >>

LSA Review: Flight Design– Room with a View

, November 25th, 2008

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Flight Design did not become the best-selling light sport aircraft in the country by being the best looking kid on the block. In fact, the FD is more like that nerdy guy in high school who got straight As and was still the most popular kid at the parties. In other words, looks are deceiving. It is more than just a solid performing aircraft. Despite its funny looking design it has won this low-wing guy over. Read More >>