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Sun shines at Aero Expo 2017

The sun shone on a wonderful three days of Aero Expo (1st - 3rd June) which brought many visitors to the Aviat Aircraft stand at Wycombe Air Park.  It was great to catch up with all the Husky enthusiasts and to show potential customers around G-ROVA, our 160 hp Husky Pup.  More photos from Aero Expo can be seen on our Gallery Page.

Husky at NBAA Show, USA

The UK Aviat Aircraft Team recently attended the NBAA show in Florida, USA.   Ranked as the sixth largest trade show in the United States, the Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) brought together over 27,000 industry professionals, current and prospective aircraft owners, manufacturers and customers.

Aviat Inc, were in attendance with a Husky A-1C on Wipaire 2200 amphibious floats, sporting a colourful, Razor paint scheme.

Aviat Husky Pup at Aero Expo

Our brand new Husky Pup demonstrator (G-ROVA), together with his furry friend "Rova" made it's first public appearance at Aero Expo over the weekend of 1st - 3rd July.  The imaginiative stand based on a bush plane/bush camping scene inspired many complementary comments from visitors.  Take a look at our gallery page for more photos from the show.

New Husky A-1C being handed over to proud owner

Lyndon Griffith takes delivery of his brand new Aviat Husky A-1C-180.  This striking colour scheme will certainly stand out from the crowd.  G-LIKY has the optional Hartzell Composite Propeller and is fully IFR Certified. More photos of this aeroplane can be seen on our Gallery page.

Harrison Ford takes time out from filming to fly the Aviat Husky

Aviat Aircraft (UK) recently had the pleasure of sourcing a Husky for Harrison Ford to use during his "down time" from filming the latest Star Wars movie at Pinewood Studios.  Harrison particularly wanted to fly a Husky as he already owns two of his own Husky aircraft back home in the USA.  The Husky Pup (160hp) pictured here has been rented to him from the Shropshire Aero Club at Sleap Airfield and Bob Pooler of Aviat Aircraft (UK) Ltd, who…

New Husky A-1C-180 features hydraulically damped undercarriage

New Husky owner Darren Fern seen here taking delivery of his brand new A-1C-180 G-OGGI.  This is what he had to say about it:-
"Our new Husky exceeds expectation...basing it at a 190 yard strip has gone from a dream to a reality. For a relatively inexperienced taildragger pilot like me, the new undercarriage provides a massive safety margin. Refined, rugged and reliable ...I can't think of anything more capable then a new Husky." New Husky models now come as…

Aviat UK at Sun n Fun 2014

On 1st - 6th April 2014 Aviat UK were proud to represent Europe on the Aviat stand at the 40th Annual Sun n Fun International Fly In & Expo, Lakeland, Florida.

Sunny skies and hot days were the pattern all week and the Aviat stand welcomed visitors from around the world during the six days of the show.   With over 500 exhibitors and vendors at the show this year, the Aviat stand was looking great and really stood out.  We had…

Husky A-1B-180 delivered to it's new owner in Germany

In June this year Andreas Kunert took delivery of this low time, custom paint scheme, Husky A-1B-180.  The aeroplane was delivered personally by Bob Pooler of Aviat Aircraft (UK).  The routing for the trip was from Sleap Airfield in Shropshire, UK, via Kortrijkt in Belgium, direct to Hahn in Germany.  The total flying time was 4.5 hours, the first 2 hours were flown in IFR conditions (not a problem to this very well equipped Husky) after which weather improved and…