Glasair at the 2014 Zhuhai Airshow

Glasair Aviation was thrilled to attend the 2014 Zhuhai Airshow in Guangdong province, China this November. This was the 10th anniversary of the airshow, which is one of the top five airshows in the world. Glasair’s Ben Rauk was accompanied by our parent company, Zhuhai Hanxing General Aviation Co., Ltd., where they showed off the Sportsman, […]

Merlin Passes Critical Wing Test

Yesterday morning, the Merlin LSA wing was subjected to its “load to failure” test. The wing passed the “limit load” (what the airplane must handle) and “ultimate load” (1.5 times limit load – the ASTM required safety margin) tests in all loading conditions with flying colors. The wing was then tested well beyond the required safety margin. Bottom line: This wing is strong! The […]