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Thank you, A&M Airsports!

November 22nd, 2021 | News

Based in Rochelle, Illinois, A&M Airsports has been providing the Midwest USA with weight shift control trike fun since 1997! Led by Mike Hudetz, whose previous flight experience included Cessnas and Hughes helicopters, A&M is a dealer for the popular Airborne brand of trikes. And they are FUN to... read more...

Welcome back, M-Squared Aircraft!

November 15th, 2021 | News

In 1996, Paul Mather founded M-Squared Aircraft in St Elmo, AL. Paul is a Designated Airworthiness Representative (DAR) and has been in the aviation business for more than 40 years now, doing consulting, flight instruction, and maintenance. M-Squared sells the popular Breese family of aircraft, which can be bought... read more...

Welcome back, Sebring Airport Authority!

October 26th, 2021 | News

Originally created in 1940 as Hendrick’s Field, the Sebring Airport Authority, for the last several years under the direction of Mike Willingham, was established to not only operate as an airport, but to provide testing facilities (including for the famous car race!) and a home for several aircraft manufacturers.... read more...

Welcome back, Wild Sky!

October 12th, 2021 | News

While not built to be “pretty”, the Goat Trike IS built for endurance and enjoyment. Goat stands for Get Out And Travel, and that’s what Wild Sky owner Dennis Reed hopes you’ll do with his creation! Denny has a fun way of writing on his website, and I encourage... read more...

Thank you, Air Command and Skywheels!

October 12th, 2021 | News

In 1979, Air Command was formed, with a first flight in 1984.The company has over 2500 of its gyro kits sold worldwide. Skywheels, now manufactured by Blackhawk Aerospace, came along in 1985, and in a mere 16 years sold over 3000 blade sets. Joe Covelli now owns both companies... read more...

Thank you, Merlin Aerospace Limited!

September 13th, 2021 | News

You’re probably all familiar with the CGS brand of aircraft, as they’ve been around since 1982! Designed from the beginning to be a “proper little airplane,” this design has won many awards over the years. Currently run by Joseph Shirley of Merlin Aerospace Limited, the Hawk is still going... read more...

Welcome back, Ekolot America!

September 13th, 2021 | News

Originating in Poland, the Ekolot line of aircraft is sold in the Midwest region of the USA by Kris Siuba in DeKalb, Illinois. There are currently three options with this line: the Elf, a glider; the Topaz; and the Junior, all sleek-looking planes that won’t break the bank! You... read more...

Welcome new member AeroVolga!

August 23rd, 2021 | News

AeroVolga was begun in Russia in 2002, and has two planes on the market, the LA-8 and the Borey. Both of these aircraft are amphibians that can also take off and land on either a paved or unpaved runway. The LA-8 can quickly be transformed from a passenger to... read more...

Thank you, Vashon Aircraft!

August 10th, 2021 | News

In 2012, Dr. John Torode founded Vashon Aircraft. The company, based in Woodinville, Washington, manufacturers the Ranger R7, an all-American-built plane. This was one of the first small planes to use pre-painted metal in the manufacturing process – this saves both time and money! The Ranger R7 uses avionics... read more...

Thank you, MVN Airport Authority!

July 19th, 2021 | News

Mt Vernon, Illinois, Outland Airport (MVN) each year hosts the Midwest LSA Expo, and a great event it is, too! Longtime LAMA supporter Chris Collins has a wonderful, friendly staff of volunteers, and makes this one of the events that the manufacturers and dealers for light sport (and ultralight)... read more...