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Sensenich Propeller Renews LAMA Membership

April 20th, 2020 | News

SENSENICH PROPELLER was created when two boys on a farm in Pennsylvania got tired of trudging through the snow to the mailbox and decided to build a sled with an engine and propeller to help. In 1932 the company was incorporated and by 1942 they had become the biggest... read more...

The Airplane Factory Renews Membership

April 15th, 2020 | News

THE AIRPLANE FACTORY, in the U.S.A. under the direction of Matt Liknaitsky, has renewed the company membership in LAMA! Matt and his team, based in Torrance, California, are the exclusive North American distributors for the Sling. In 2009, company founder Mike Blyth and business partner James Pitman (both from South... read more...

Bristell Aircraft USA renews membership

March 16th, 2020 | News

Bristell Aircraft USA, lead by veteran aviation businessman, Lou Mancuso, renewed the company’s membership in LAMA for 2020. Lou is a deeply experienced pilot and CFI who, with his son Mike, created The Landing Doctor to help with Light-Sport Aircraft proficiency and transition training programs. You can read more... read more...

Rainbow Aviation joins LAMA

March 2nd, 2020 | News

Carol and Brian Carpenter began Rainbow Aviation in 1991 in Corning, California, as a full-service FBO, and launched their Light Sport Repairman Workshops in 2005. In 2017, Brian was selected to be the National Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) of the year. With a recent move to Kingsville, Missouri, the... read more...

Thanks to BRP-Rotax for renewing!

February 29th, 2020 | News

Everyone who pilots a recreational aircraft has heard of Rotax, and LAMA is proud to have this Austrian company as a long-time member. Begun in 1906 as a bicycle hub (or ROTary AXle) manufacturer, the engine maker has risen to become a leader in the small aircraft engine world,... read more...

Texas Aircraft, Evolution Trikes, and Terrafugia renew memberships

February 21st, 2020 | News

TERRAFUGIA, founded in 2006, has been a leader in pioneering the concept of the flying car. Headquartered in Woburn, MA, their experts have been designing, building, and testing numerous ideas, and have come up with a design that looks like something from science fiction, very sleek and speedy-looking. You... read more...

LAMA welcomes new member Wild Sky!

February 15th, 2020 | News

DENNY REED is a Weight Shift Control Trike instructor and the producer of the Goat under the business name, Wild Sky. Goat won FAA approval as a Light-Sport Aircraft in 2014. This trike got its name because, as Denny says, it’s a “stubborn” aircraft! (It also stands for Get... read more...

LAMA Welcomes New Members: Swan and Lift

January 29th, 2020 | News

LAMA is pleased to welcome two new members to our organization! AVI SRL, based in Craiova, Romania, produces the Swan Ultralights. These good-looking aircraft comply with the Ultralight/Microlight standards for England, Germany, and Part 103 in the USA. Radu Berceanu has displayed for several years at Aero in Friedrichshafen,... read more...

More Businesses Join LAMA

March 15th, 2019 | News

LAMA and its advocacy partner USUA have achieved remarkable success as small organizations negotiating with FAA. This has stimulated several new memberships and more are expected. Look which companies have just joined LAMA: Texas Aircraft …is a new entrant to the LSA space, is the developer of the high... read more...

Two LAMA Board Members Join Organization

July 1st, 2018 | News

Two highly qualified leaders in light aviation joined the LAMA board in recent months. Please welcome North American Jabiru aircraft representative, Scott Severen. Scott has many years of experience in light aviation with a variety of roles (see his extensive history here). Scott is actually reprising a role he... read more...