Adam Aircraft Industries

February 5, 2008 - 11:37am

Very light jet developer Adam Aircraft has laid off 300 employees and temporarily suspended operations at its satellite facility in Ogden, Utah. “To provide for our future growth,” said Adam Aircraft president Duncan Koerbel, “we must be strategic in our focus by managing current cash expenditures to ensure adequate time to secure financing for the long term.

February 5, 2008 - 11:37am

Very light jet developer Adam Aircraft has laid off 300 employees and temporarily suspended operations at its satellite facility in Ogden, Utah. “To provide for our future growth,” said Adam Aircraft president Duncan Koerbel, “we must be strategic in our focus by managing current cash expenditures to ensure adequate time to secure financing for the long term.

February 4, 2008 - 6:18am

Rick Adam, CEO of Adam Aircraft, told AIN at last month’s Sun ’n’ Fun airshow in Lakeland, Fla., that the A700 very light twinjet would make its first flight in the second half of this year and obtain certification next year. He said his company’s A500 inline piston twin, which is currently in flight testing and expected to earn FAA approval in July, is eliminating much of the risk for the Williams FJ33-1-powered A700.

February 4, 2008 - 6:18am

Rick Adam, CEO of Adam Aircraft, told AIN at last month’s Sun ’n’ Fun airshow in Lakeland, Fla., that the A700 very light twinjet would make its first flight in the second half of this year and obtain certification next year. He said his company’s A500 inline piston twin, which is currently in flight testing and expected to earn FAA approval in July, is eliminating much of the risk for the Williams FJ33-1-powered A700.

January 31, 2008 - 10:58am

Adam Aircraft founder Rick Adam–who left the fledgling Englewood, Colo. aircraft manufacturer last year–has resurfaced at AdamWorks, which aims to design and manufacture complete composite solutions for any industry, including aerospace. AIN spoke with him to find out more about his plans for the newly formed company.

January 22, 2008 - 11:08am

Adam Aircraft’s financial predicament is apparently more dire than the company let on last Thursday when it announced it was laying off 300 employees and making other “strategic adjustments.” Just two days before this announcement, Adam Aircraft CEO John Wolf sent a letter to shar

January 22, 2008 - 11:08am

Adam Aircraft’s financial predicament is apparently more dire than the company let on last Thursday when it announced it was laying off 300 employees and making other “strategic adjustments.” Just two days before this announcement, Adam Aircraft CEO John Wolf sent a letter to shar

January 17, 2008 - 10:11am

Adam Aircraft today announced “a revision to the company’s overall production plan.” The result is a “strategic adjustment” necessary to achieve two key objectives: FAA type certification of the A700 very light jet and completion of the “make production fly” initiative that is improving manufacturing efficiency at the company’s Englewood, Colo. factory.

January 17, 2008 - 10:11am

Adam Aircraft today announced “a revision to the company’s overall production plan.” The result is a “strategic adjustment” necessary to achieve two key objectives: FAA type certification of the A700 very light jet and completion of the “make production fly” initiative that is improving manufacturing efficiency at the company’s Englewood, Colo. factory.

January 10, 2008 - 9:54am

Adam Aircraft successfully completed initial environmental testing of its A700 very light jet at the McKinley Climatic Laboratory at Eglin AFB in Florida. During the five-day exercise, the A700’s Williams FJ33-4 engines were exposed to freezing fog, freezing rain and blowing snow to evaluate the ground performance of the engine inlet anti-ice system.

 
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