Tag "lsa"

May 14, 2013

Something Old, Something New…Light Sport Aircraft

  Tecnam P92 and the Piper J-3 Cub – brothers from different mothers There are plenty of articles that talk about the very specific niche that is the Light Sport Aircraft (LSA), but I thought it would be fun to discuss it from a little different perspective. One of the interesting things to look at…

January 17, 2013

iFLYblog.com Book Club January 2013: You Can Fly Now

Each month I will feature an aviation book that I would recommend you add to your collection. This month I read a really cool book about learning to fly. Titled You Can Fly Now: Your Keys to a Sky Full of Opportunity, by John S. Craparo. This book is a really quick read, but it…

December 20, 2012

Should I train in a modern or vintage LSA aircraft?

Should I train in a modern or vintage LSA aircraft? A friend of the blog, Dave L., emailed recently asking about completing his Light Sport (LSA) training in a legacy aircraft, in this case a post-war Aeronca Champ, versus a modern LSA trainer. He had taken some lesson in a Sport Cruiser and was leaning…