Australian Manufacturer Builds A 10-Place Utility Airplane
Finally! The first time I saw the GippsAERO GA8, the first
thing I though was “that airplane needs a
turbine!” GrippsAERO is developing a big brother to the
GA8 and has named the project the GA10. GippsAERO and Rolls-Royce
signed an agreement Wednesday to supply the Rolls-Royce M250-B17F/2
engine for the GA-10 ten passenger airplane.
Company Says New 850 SHP Engine Give Extra Power, Better
Blackhawk ... the modification company, not the helicopter ...
recently certified the XP42A upgrade on the Cessna Caravan with the
FAA. The upgrade installs an 850 shp PT6A-42 with a new engine
warranty. It also installs a new carbon composite, frakes exhaust
stacks and a Hartzell 100” four blade propeller.
Looking like a miniature 737, the Aerostar Jet is drawing lots
of attention here at AirVenture 2011. The Aerostar was originally
designed for jet engines by Ted Smith, but the design was ahead of
it’s time since suitable engines were not available. So the
Aerostar began life with piston engines.
Expanding Their Product Offerings In Every Segment From Light
Jet to Long Range Wide Body
It's pretty well known by now that AirVenture is about more than
Sport Aviation and GA. As if to put a period on that point,
Brazilian jetmaker Embraer brought their Phenom 100 and 300
aircraft to Oshkosh. Wednesday morning, they provided an update on
their company’s expanded executive jets portfolio.
GippsAERO, Ultra Electronics Flightline Systems Integrate
Instruments Into GA10 Project
GippsAERO has signed a multi-year agreement with Ultra
Electronics Flightline Systems to integrate the AuRACLE digital
engine management system to the GippsAERO family of aircraft. The
agreement provides for an initial joint design, development,
integration and certification project over the next 12 months for
the GA10 program.
The Heck With The Apples, An Airplane Lesson A Day....
Over 200 teachers from as far as Chevak, Alaska came to the Founders Wing at the EAA AirVenture Museum to attend an event called “Teachers Day”. The event is intended to inspire educators to appreciate the value of aviation as an education tool and provide examples of resources that can be brought to the classroom. Teachers at all grade levels (K-12) from across the United States were invited to participate at no charge.
Composite Helicopter, a New Zealand company, introduced their
new kit helicopter at AirVenture this week.The KC-518 Adventourer
kit helicopter is a high-end kit. The company states that it
carries 5-6 people, has 36 cu ft of baggage space, cruises at 135
kts, carries up to 141 gal. of fuel, and has a 1450 lb. useful load
with a direct operating cost of approximately $125 per hour.