Kit-Built Stratos 716X Jet Makes Oshkosh Debut

The Stratos 716X prototype (foreground) is based on the proof-of-concept 714. The 716X cabin is 31 in. longer and 5 in. wider but weighs about 400 lb. less.
Credit: John Smoker
OSKOSH, Wisconsin—The Stratos 716X prototype made its debut at the Experimental Aircraft Association’s AirVenture this week, after flying from its home base in Redmond, Oregon. Stratos Aircraft President Carsten Sundin says the the company is pricing the 0.7-Mach, single-engine, six-passenger 716X...
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