It is a known fact you can improve the efficiency of fixed-wing aircraft by reducing drag.  Have you ever looked at birds in flight and wondered why their wings bend up at the tips, or the feathers flair out. The intended effect is to reduce drag by partial recovery of the tipRead More →

NEW OWNERs PLEDGE SUPPORT As from 1st September 2020, a group of U.S.-based general aviation aircraft owners and pilots have taken majority ownership of aircraft manufacturer Mooney International. The aircraft owners and pilots took control of the cash-strapped company, and pledged to maintain customer support through the transition and intoRead More →

This aircraft is something all pilots should be excited about. A mysterious bullet-shaped plane was spotted at the Southern California Logistics Airport near Victorville in April 2017. Its unusual design prompted immediate speculation. Now the Celera 500L has finally been revealed to the world. This is a private aircraft thatRead More →

Yet another expensive Airworthiness Directive (AD) is in the pipeline. This time for Cessna 182 and similar owners. It is expected to effect roughly 6,600 Cessna 180/182/185 models. The proposed airworthiness directive stands to affect 6,586 Cessna 180, 182, and 185 models, driven by a report of cracks found inRead More →