Pacific Aerospace to build E-350 five-seater

A supplied image of an E350 Expedition. (Pacific Aerospace)

Pacific Aerospace will build the five-seat piston-single E-350 Expedition utility aircraft at its Hamilton, New Zealand factory after acquiring the rights to the design from Canada’s Found Aircraft. The first NZ-built E-350 – which is powered by a 325hp (242kW) Lycoming IO-580 and has a stated range of … [Read more...]

CASA lifts restrictions on Jabiru engines

Australia's Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) has issued a new direction on the operation of aircraft with Jabiru engines, offering relief from operational restrictions provided certain requirements were met. “The maintenance-related actions set out in the direction include adopting the manufacturer’s … [Read more...]