FAA Proposed Rule Changes for Light Sport Aircrafts

Things are changing for Light-Sport Aircraft, rather positively so in my admittedly personal opinion.

This article will offer some new light to an enterprise approaching its 15th birthday (in September 2019). We believe you may be surprised by some of the things.

The Light Aircraft Manufacturers Association (LAMA), General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) for the light aircraft industry, and its partner, the U.S. Ultralight Association (USUA), have been heads-down focusing on enhancing the chances for Light-Sport Aircraft (LSA).…

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How To Get A Light Sports Pilot Aircraft License

The ability to fly is something that still astounds humankind. Children find themselves fascinated by planes, birds, and superheroes that can leave the ground and soar miles above. This fascination doesn’t always go away in adulthood as many people dream of being able to leave the ground themselves, if only for a short flight. Some are content with commercial flights in helicopters and planes. Others go to extremes of wing-suits to jump from mountains.

Many hold on to the desire to control a plane of their own, on their own, and want to become a pilot.  There are many challenges with the Private Pilot License for many hopeful trainees.

A full pilot’s license is not …

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How To Build A Light Sports Aircraft – In Your Garage

Light Sports Aircraft

Many people are shocked when they read about DIY drone kits, airplanes, and other amateur-made light sports aircraft. Not only are these light sport aircraft models able to be manufactured legally, but they can also be flown too.

The Federal Aviation Authority has no problem with anyone building their aircraft as long as they follow the rules. Here’re some of the necessary regulations:

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Pros And Cons Of Building A Light Sports Aircraft On Your Own

Light Sport Aircraft

Traditionally pilots have always bought their aircraft from a reputable retailer, but these days pilots are putting their trust in a different set of hands: their own. Tired of paying too much for planes that aren’t made exactly to their liking, they are building their own and getting a sports pilot certificate. This way they save money, get precisely what they want and can take pride in knowing their hard work is now a functioning airplane.

For those who have never heard of a sports pilot certificate, this document makes it easier for pilots to engage in the hobby they love. Those who have one can train in half the time …

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