As the North American distributor for Sting and Sirius LSA, SportairUSA has created a program that may be beneficial to both buyers and sellers of
light-sport aircraft (LSA). Every pre-owned LSA certified in
the program will be sold with a six-month, 50-hour warranty, plus transition flight training for the new owner.
For details, contact SportairUSA at 888-359-7572.
Chesapeake Sport Pilot
Holds Open House
On September 26, 2009, Chesapeake Sport Pilot hosted an open house to celebrate the opening of its new 6,000-square-foot facility that includes
flight school offices, a pilot shop, maintenance facility,
and Tecnam aircraft sales and parts distribution areas. The
event drew more than 300 people who participated in
Young Eagles flights and several seminars. Learn more at
Sonex Offers Sub-Kits for Xenos Motorglider
Sonex Aircraft has expanded its sub-kit product line to include the Xenos motorglider. Like Sonex and Waiex Sub-Kits, Xenos Sub-Kits are designed to give builders more
flexibility and options for constructing the aircraft. Learn
more at www.SonexAircraft.com.
Wicks Expands Spruce Inventory
Wicks Aircraft Supply has expanded its supply of aircraft
grade plywood; the company now features thicknesses
from 1/16 inch to 1/2 inch and from 0.8 mm to 2 mm,
and it’s available in sheets up to 4 feet by 8 feet. Visit www.
WicksAircraft.com or call 800-221-9425 to learn more.
Sennheiser’s HMEC 466 Features
Sennheiser now offers the HMEC 466, a headset with
NoiseGard active noise compensation and passive attenuation
for use in propeller and turboprop aircraft. The most important
feature: this new version of the HMEC 460 family is fitted with
a Redel connector, which allows the headset to be plugged
directly into existing wiring, so pilots don’t need to change the
panel or buy an adapter to use it in their aircraft. Learn more at
for X-Air LSA
X-Air LSA has reached an agreement with Aero Credit Corp.toprovidefinancingforthepurchase of a new X-Air aircraft. With approved credit,
the X-Air, which sells for $59,995, can be purchased for
$12,000 down, followed by five years of monthly payments at $409 per month. For additional financing details, call Bruce or Heather at 541-647-1775 or e-mail info@
AeroCreditCorp.com. For more information on the X-Air,
TBM Owners Conference Sets Attendance Record
The TBM Owners and Pilots Association (TBMOPA), the
users’ organization for DAHER-SOCATA’s TBM 700 and
TBM 850 turboprops, reported increased attendance for
the sixth annual TBMOPA Convention held from October 14-18
at La Paloma in Tucson, Arizona. This year’s
gathering set another attendance record, with more than
225 attendees taking part in the event, and more than 75
aircraft. For more information, visit www.TBMOwners.org.