April 2015

On Final: Sometimes, Slow Is Better – Aircraft Speed

by David Miller Recently, I wrote about my addiction to aircraft speed. But, as I found out on one of my latest flights, sometimes flying slowly is just as important. An area of low pressure was moving into north Texas, with showers scheduled to arrive by noon. The forecast for Addison (KADS) was 1,500 overcast Read More

En Route: Nextant Flies The Remanufactured Aircraft G90XT Turboprop

Nextant Aerospace has announced the successful completion of the first test flight for the new aircraft G90XT turboprop. The company celebrated the landmark event with a rollout celebration at their headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio. “This is a very exciting day for the team at Nextant and our customer base,” said Nextant President and CEO Sean Read More

En Route: Comp Air Aviation putting its entire line on sale

Comp Air Aviation, one of the largest kit aircraft manufacturers in the world, supplying kit aircraft for more than 25-years, is putting its entire line of composite kit aircraft on sale. Whether you are looking for the ever-popular and economical CA-6 and CA-4 six and four-place piston-powered models, or one of the highly sought-after high Read More

En Route: Quest Aircraft Sold

On February 19, Quest Aircraft Company signed an agreement to be acquired by “Setouchi Holdings Inc.”, a member of “Tsuneishi Group”. Tsuneishi Group is a well-established global entity, with solid roots in shipbuilding, transportation and related industries. “We are very excited to have a strong organization such as “Tsuneishi Group” believe in Quest, our products, Read More