May 29, 2008 - 7:37am

Last year, VisionAire of Chesterfield, Mo., signed a contract with Israel Aircraft Industries for the Tel Aviv OEM to conduct a nine-month technical assessment of the single-engine Vantage VA-10. Although not yet completed, the assessment has confirmed that the redesigned VA-10 (with some minor modifications) will meet its performance numbers, according to Jim Rice, chairman and CEO.