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Light Sport Aircraft

Mark Solper Named Chairman of EAA Ultralight/Light Sport Aircraft Council

10/3/2018 9:33:00 AM

Mark Solper, EAA 1098006, who has years of experience in ultralights and a variety of other aircraft types, has been named chairman of EAA’s Ultralight and Light-Sport Aircraft Council

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EAA Proposes ADS-B Solution for Light-Sport Aircraft

1/21/2016 12:58:00 PM

EAA has proposed a path forward for owners of special light-sport aircraft (S-LSA) to equip ADS-B equipment per the FAA’s 2020 mandate.

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SAM Aircraft Acquired by Zenith/Zenair

1/21/2016 11:17:00 AM

SAM Aircraft assets have been acquired by the sons of aircraft designer Chris Heintz, owners and operators of Zenith Aircraft Company (U.S.) and Zenair Ltd. (Canada).

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CubCrafters Introduces Emergency Parachutes

1/14/2016 9:36:00 AM

Light aircraft manufacturer CubCrafters is announcing new emergency parachute systems for the company’s line of backcountry tailwheel airplanes.

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First Flight Pelton Samples the A5

7/19/2015 5:00:00 PM By James Wynbrandt

At 10 a.m. Monday at Booth 162-182 Icon Aircraft will present EAA with an Icon A5.

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Revised Sport Pilot/LSA Consensus Standards Released

4/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

The FAA recently made available a set of 11 revised consensus standards related to the sport pilot and light-sport aircraft (LSA) rule.

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Merlin LSA Makes Maiden Flight

4/9/2015 12:00:00 AM

Glasair Aviation’s new special light-sport aircraft, Merlin, made a successful maiden flight at Arlington Municipal Airport, Washington, on Tuesday, April 7.

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Garmin’s New 7-Inch G3X For Experimental, LSA Now Available

11/19/2014 12:00:00 AM

Garmin announced today that its new 7-inch G3X Touch display option for experimental amateur-built and light-sport aircraft is now available. 

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Quicksilver Receives FAA Special Light-Sport Aircraft Certification

7/3/2014 12:00:00 AM

FAA Aviation Safety Inspectors John Soltis and Kym Robbins presented a special light-sport aircraft (S-LSA) airworthiness certificate to Quicksilver Aeronautics President and CEO, Will Escutia and COO, Dan Perez on June 26 for the Quicksilver Sport 2SE at the French Valley Airport in Temecula, California. 


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Aviation World Record Achieved for Coast-to-Coast Flight

6/12/2014 9:33:00 AM

Michael Combs, EAA 877079, earned a sixth aviation world record in his Hope One Remos GX light-sport aircraft after completing a coast-to-coast flight on Saturday, June 7, as part of his Flight for Human Spirit project. 

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