Technoavia SM92 Finist

May 29, 2008 - 7:36am

The future of this Williams-Rolls FJ44-1A-powered evolution of the former Promavia Jet Squalus is murkier following the closure of Alberta Aerospace, the Canadian company that was attempting to certify the single-engine, two-seat SigmaJet and four-set MagnaJet.

March 29, 2007 - 1:03pm

Despite a business dispute with Tekhnoavia (AIN, February, page 10), Geneva-based Intracom General Machinery has vowed to continue the Viper project. The GM-17 Viper is a modified Piper P Navajo, from which the two wing-mounted 425-hp piston engines are removed and a single 750-shp Walter M601E turboprop is placed in the redesigned forward fuselage, among the improvements.

February 1, 2007 - 6:16am

Moscow-based Tekhnoavia, an aircraft design house, delivered two piston SM-2000s in December and one turboprop SM-2000T last month. The trio of aircraft went to a Russian customer.