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Welcome back, TurbAero!

January 4th, 2022 | News

In 2008, TurbAero founder Dave Limmer wanted to install a 100hp turbine engine on his Lightning Bug aircraft – and discovered that there wasn’t any such thing to be had commercially! Dave promptly set about fixing this lack, and TurbAero was born in 2016, in partnership with his brother... read more...

Thank you, MagniFlight!

January 4th, 2022 | News

MagniFlight LLC, on the beautiful Gulf Coast of Alabama and northwest Florida, imports the Magni Gyroplane from Italy. These aircraft are currently classed as experimental in the USA, and come as a 51%-owner-build kit. Dealer Mark Sprigg is both a Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) and a Designated Pilot Examiner... read more...

Thank you, Aircraft Spruce!

December 27th, 2021 | News

For several decades now, Aircraft Spruce and Speciality Co. has been providing the aviation world with the parts and other supplies needed to keep pilots in the air. Begun as Fullerton Air Parts in 1956 by Flo and Bob Irwin, the company is now under the leadership of son... read more...

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...