Perlan Mission II prepares for takeoff

BRS Aerospace, a provider of aircraft parachute solutions for small aircraft, recently completed the installation of its custom ballistic whole aircraft parachute in the historic Perlan 2 experimental space glider as part of preparations for the 2018 season of Airbus Perlan Mission II. Last September, the Perlan 2 sailplane accomplished a record-setting powerless flight to […]

Stemme Twin Voyager gets FAA nod

The FAA has awarded a Type Certificate to the Stemme Twin Voyager S12 powered glider. The Stemme S12 had already been certified to the requirements of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). Having passed the FAA validation process, the glider can now be sold in the U.S. market, officials with the German company said. “The […]