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Bearhawk Aircraft Announces Bearhawk Patrol First Flights and Bearhawk LSA Wins Award

Austin, Texas, October 22, 2018 – Bearhawk Aircraft announced today the first flights of two Bearhawk Patrol aircraft built by customers from Quick-Build kits. Owner/builders Scott French of Iowa and an Australian threesome comprising Alan Arthur, Doug Harrington and Avon Furphy have completed, certified and flown their Bearhawk Patrols in September 2018.

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Bearhawk Aircraft Announces the Formation of Bearhawk Canada

Austin, Texas, June 7, 2018 – Bearhawk Aircraft announced today the formation of Bearhawk Canada to further expand its operations in the vast regions of North America. An agreement has been made with Mike Silvernagle in Saskatchewan to represent Bearhawk Aircraft in Canada for sales, service, parts and support of the three models of Bearhawk aircraft kits.

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Bearhawk Aircraft Now Flying on Five Continents

Austin, Texas, March 28, 2017 – Bearhawk Aircraft announced today its Bearhawk line of utility, transport and recreational aircraft are now flying on five continents. The Barrows Bearhawk was originally conceived and first built in the mid-90s in Virginia, USA. Bearhawk aircraft are now operating globally through an expansive network of builders. Three models are offered in both plan and kit form for amateur aircraft builders.

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Bearhawk Aircraft Announces First Flights and Releases Factory Video

Austin, Texas, October 16, 2017 – Bearhawk Aircraft announced today the recent first flights of two amateur-built Bearhawk Patrol aircraft. These builder-pilots join several others who have completed their Bearhawk aircraft in 2017 and include a Bearhawk LSA completion and a couple who built matching aircraft. Additionally, the company released a new video showcasing the Bearhawk Aircraft kit factory.

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Two Bearhawk LSA Aircraft Make Their First Flights

Austin, Texas, December 29, 2016 – Bearhawk Aircraft announced today the FIRST FLIGHTS of TWO Bearhawk LSA aircraft built by customers from Quick-Build kits. Owner/builders Bruce McElhoe of California and Bob Way of Alabama completed, certified and flew their Bearhawk LSAs, the first two completions, in November 2016.

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Refined Bearhawk 4-Place Aircraft Offers Enhanced Performance

Austin, Texas, July 24, 2016 – Bearhawk Aircraft announced today the unveiling of its Bearhawk Bravo. The Bravo is a refinement of the 4-place Bearhawk design that established the family of Bearhawk aircraft. The Bearhawk Bravo, referred to internally as the model “B,” will be available as both a plans-built design and a Quick-Build kit. The aircraft features best-in-class speed, STOL capability, and large payload carrying capacity. The original design and modifications are by renowned aviator, mechanic and engineer Bob Barrows.

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Bearhawk LSA First Deliveries to South Africa and New Zealand

Austin, Texas, May 12, 2016 – Bearhawk Aircraft announced today the delivery of two Bearhawk LSA aircraft kits to South Africa and New Zealand. The Bearhawk LSA, available as a Quick-Build kit, is a two-place tandem seated aircraft resembling the Piper Super Cub and other high-wing aircraft used for sport, recreation and utility. It differs notably by its single-strut-braced, all aluminum wings and advanced airfoil. The aircraft is a lightweight all-new design by Bob Barrows that meets Sport Pilot requirements.

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Bearhawk Patrols Debut in Africa and Brazil

Austin, Texas, February 4, 2015 – Bearhawk Aircraft announced today two firsts for its Bearhawk Patrol aircraft kits: 1) The first flight of a completed Bearhawk Patrol in South Africa, and 2) The first shipment of a Bearhawk Patrol kit to Brazil. The Bearhawk Patrol, available as a Quick-Build kit, is a two-place tandem seated aircraft resembling the Piper Super Cub. It differs notably by its single-strut-braced wings and an advanced airfoil. These developments come shortly after the company publicly debuted its new Bearhawk LSA, a slightly smaller design that meets Sport Pilot requirements.

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Bearhawk LSA to Make its Sebring Debut

Austin, Texas, January 12, 2015 – Bearhawk Aircraft announced today its Bearhawk LSA will make a first-time visit to the U.S. Sport Aviation Expo in Sebring, Florida, to be held January 14-17. The aircraft is the first Bearhawk LSA to be completed from a Quick Build kit. It will be on static display at the show and demonstration flights will be available to qualified buyers.

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