Designed by the French company, Sud Aviation, which later became part of Aerospatiale, the national aerospace company, the Alouette II was one of the early success stories in the development, production and marketing of helicopters in France.
The M-2 Skywave is one of a new series of carbon fibre two-seat light sport aircraft introduced to the market in the 21st Century and is similar in appearance to the Icon M-5 from the United States and the Vickers Wave produced at New Plymouth in New Zealand.
The White Der Jager is a single-seat light amateur-built biplane designed and market by White Aircraft, being designed by Marshall White, and is a development of the Stolp SA-500 Starlet, the intention being to make the aircraft similar in appearance to a World War I biplane.
On 8 September 2006 the Cessna Aircraft Company was granted a type certificate for the Citation Mustang, the Model 510, making it the world’s first fully-certified, new-generation entry level business jet.
The Sling TSi first flew in 2018 and is produced by The Airplane Factory in South Africa and is a four-seat cabin monoplane fitted with a tricycle undercarriage developed from the company’s previous offering, the Sling 4.
The Lightwing Speed was designed and built by the Hughes Lightwing Co at Ballina, NSW to be produced in kit form for the light aircraft market, being produced in four basic versions, the two-seater known as the SP2000-S which is a lightweight models for registration under Recreation Aircraft Australia Regulations
In late 1999 Hughes Engineering of Ballina, NSW, announced it proposed to put into production a four-seat kit aircraft designed by students from the University of New South Wales Engineering School, the latter having been commissioned to design the aircraft earlier that year.
The P R Breeze is a single-seat variant of the PR-582 Pocket Rocket using the basic Lightwing fuselage, but fitting it with a single parasol configuration wing and installing a range of Rotax engines, including the Models 582, 503 or 618 two strokes, or the Rotax 912 four-stroke.
The Ultra Cruiser was designed by Maurice Hummel and is produced by Hummel Aviation for the ultralight and sporting aircraft market and is available in kit form or as plans only form but may also be obtained as a read-to-fly aircraft.
Stanley Hill Jr designed the Model 360 helicopter and offered it for commercial sale in 1948. Subsequently the designation Hiller 360 was dropped in favour of UH-12, and later models were known simply as the 12C, 12E, etc.
The Whing Ding was designed by Mr R W Hovey as an ultra-light aircraft which would require minimal construction time, would have STOL performance, and capable of easy dis-assembly for transportation and storage.
In 1934 the British Air Ministry foresaw the problems that may later occur in Europe and decided upon a major expansion programme for its military services, one of the fruits of this plan being the Hawker Hind light bomber, designed as an interim replacement for the Hawker Hart, which had
In 1950 the Cessna Aircraft Company of Wichita, Kansas, won a competition for the design of a liaison and observation monoplane for the US military services with the Model 305A, a development of the commercial Model 170 with similar wings, tail unit, and landing gear.
CubCrafters was founded in 1980 by Mr James Richmond in Yakima, Wisconsin to re-build and modify PA-18 Super Cubs and similar aircraft, and by 2007 more than 120 aircraft had been through the company’s re-manufacturing facility.
The Culver Cadet series of light aircraft was designed by Al Mooney and built by the Culver Aircraft Company of Wichita Kansas as a two-seat small side-by-side all-wood construction light aircraft fitted with a 60-kw (80-hp) Franklin 4AC-176-D engine.
The Curtiss Seagull was a civil variant of the Curtiss MF flying boat trainer produced from 1918, the civil aircraft having a 119-kw (160-hp) Curtiss C.6 six-cylinder in-line engine in place of the V-8 unit in the military variants.
The Full Metal Jacket is a newcomer to the light sports aircraft market and is of all-metal construction and built at Mildura, Vic, being a development of an aircraft known as The Bullet, which was a single-seat all-composite aircraft but about which little is known.
After the success of the Starlet, John Corby redesigned the aircraft to be constructed in metal, the new model becoming known as the CM-2 Kestrel, and after release of plans to home builders, construction of two examples commenced in New Zealand.
This light sporting aircraft was initially produced by Corvus Aircraft Ltd, this company later becoming known as Corvus Hungary, the company over a period of eight years developing a fully composite light aircraft for private and training use, production of its aircraft by 2012 being said to be at a