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Town enacts noise rules
The town of East Hampton, New York, voted April 16 to approve local limitations on aircraft operations, with fines and other penalties.
April 17, 2015, AOPA ePilot: Flight Training Edition
April 17, 2015 ePilot Training Tip: Axis control
Continental, Chinese university partner on GA training
Continental Motors Group and the Civil Aviation University of China have signed a memorandum of understanding to support growing demand for general aviation in China, Continental announced April 15.
April 17, 2015, issue of 'AOPA ePilot' weekly newsletter
April 17, 2015 Piper unveils M600; 700 approaches to be cut
Avilution To Demo Flight System Prototype At Sun 'n Fun
Avilution LLC, which is developing software for a new flight management system, will demonstrate a prototype with a Zenith CH750 at Sun 'n Fun in Florida next week. The eXtensible Flight System will initially target the experimental aircraft market, Avilution founder Mark Spencer told AVweb via e-mail. "However, we are architecting, designing and writing the software such that we could achieve DO-178C certification in the future should the market demand a certificated product."
Stemme Debuts S12 Motorglider At Aero
Stemme, a German glider company that also has a U.S. subsidiary, Stemme USA, in South Carolina, brought its newest aircraft to Aero Friedrichshafen this week, the S12 motorglider. The new model flew for the first time just a few weeks ago, and was unveiled to the public here at the show, company spokesman Francesco Iarz told AVweb. The wings stretch 82 feet, an increase of 7 feet compared to the company's S10 glider.
F-100F Super Sabre, F-35 Fighter To Debut At AirVenture
A supersonic warbird and a new fighter jet will make their debuts in the military lineup at EAA's AirVenture in July. Dean "Cutter" Cutshall of Indiana will show his North American F-100F Super Sabre, the first U.S. Air Force fighter plane capable of supersonic level flight, EAA. said. It was the the first of the Century Series of Air Force fighter jets that include the McDonnell F-101 Voodoo and Convair F-102 Delta Dagger.
New This Week
AVweb's search of news around the world found a newly revamped aviation program at Parkland College, the unveiling of a helicopter laboratory at the University of Miami, an upcoming STC for Aerocet floats, and announcements for this year's Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame.
Diamond DA62 Twin Now EASA-Certified (CORRECTED)
Diamond brought its DA62 twin to Aero Friedrichshafen this week, where an EASA official arrived on Thursday afternoon to ceremoniously present its type certificate. Diamond CEO Christian Dries said he already has a dozen orders in hand, and plans to ramp up production to about one per week by early next year. The airplane, which has been in development for about three years, seats five to seven, and is driven by two Austro AE330 turbocharged 180-hp diesel engines.