September 2008 Issue
With savvy development and a designers open mind, a sleek two-seat speedster just got better.
Test pilot Chuck Berthe flew the Arion Lightning not once but twice, in two different factory demonstrators. The first flight raised concerns about the trim system and longitudinal stability, while the second flight (months later) impressed with improvements to the trim system and the consequent betterment of the airplanes handling characteristics.
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