Francois Le Vot World Aerobatic Champion 2013

Clean sweep for France at World Aero Champs

The World Aerobatic Championships have just come to a close in Texas, USA and France has won all the main titles. Poor weather made it difficult to complete the event but eventually the organisers...

Mooney Aircraft rescued and going back into production

Mooney Aircraft is going back into new aircraft production after a break of five years. Rumour has it that Chinese money is behind the new investment but all Mooney is saying is that a...

Sexy wingtip lighting for 2014 Cirrus aircraft

Spectacular LED wingtip lighting, new tyres and brakes, and new exterior/interior packages are key features of 2014 Cirrus aircraft. "The most immediately recognisable new feature for 2014 is that we have brought luxury automobile LED...

EC225 helicopters return to service

Almost three-quarters of the world's fleet of EC225 'Super Puma' helicopters are now back in service, says Eurocopter. The helicopter was grounded in 2012 after ditchings into the UK's North Sea. "The return to service...

Robinson R66 helicopters fly around the world

A pair of Robinson R66 Turbine helicopters have completed a six-week flight around the world, starting and finishing in Moscow, Russia. The flight was organised by Robinson's Russian dealer, Aviamarket, and a flying club whose...

Aeromobil flying car launched

An engineer in Slovakia has just revealed a flying car, the AeroMobil 2.5, that is ready for the road and flies. The AeroMobil 2.5 is the third generation of a roadable aircraft developed over...