Stratos 716X Makes Its First Flight

The Stratos 716X, an all-carbon, single-engine very light jet (VLJ) has made it first flight, the Redmond, Oregon, manufacturer reported July 2, which involved a full-power takeoff, climb to 13,500 ft. and a series of maneuvers by pilot Sean VanHatten to evaluate handling and lasted 22 min. Flight...

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