John L Lancair Evolution gets painted

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Performance One Aviation’s 4th Evolution build (EVO-056, www.evolutionaircraft.com) was recently painted by Airframes, Inc. of Milan, TN (www.airframesinc.com). John elected to fly his beautiful Evolution for a year and almost 200 hours to ensure the resulting paint would not be affected by pressurization cycles. We will be posting more about this terrific Evolution with more pictures of this gorgeous Evolution. Contact …

Lancair Evolution Piston Visits Performance One

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On its way to the 2016 Sun ‘n Fun Fly-in, Lancair’s new Evolution Piston (http://www.evolutionaircraft.com/aircraft/evolution-piston/) paid a visit to Performance One Aviation.  Kevin Eldredge, Director of Business Development, flew into Falcon Field so we could check out this terrific new aircraft from Lancair (http://www.lancair.com/). Dr. H. Allen Anderson is the proud owner/builder of N52PE the first Lancair Evolution powered by Lycoming iE2 …

Our newest Lancair Evolution Customer Kit #73

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Tim R has elected to bring his Lancair Evolution project to Performance One—we attended the 2 week Lancair Factory Builder Assist (http://lancair.com/) program in Late February 2016. Above you can see the time lapse video of the wing closing. We now have 2 Lancair Evolutions under construction at the same time (#71 and #73) so late summer of this year …

Dennis C. Lancair IV-PT First Flight

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Our customer Dennis C. first flight for his beautiful Lancair IV-PT went very smoothly with Performance One test-pilot, Bill Walker at the controls. Dennis brought the plane to Performance One to have the engine re-built by Turbine Power Technologies (http://turbinepowertech.com/) in Deland, FL. The aircraft is currently undergoing Phase I flight testing and Dennis is anxious to get the plane …

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Welcome Larry P & Bryan M for their Lancair Evolution (#71) Builder Assist

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Performance One is proud to welcome our 5th Lancair Evolution project being built by Larry P & Bryan M. Serial #71 completed the Lancair (http://lancair.com/) 2 week Lancair Factory Builder Assist program that Bryan & our owner, Heath L’Hoste attended in December 2015. We’ll keep the progress posted on our website and want thank Larry & Bryan for their support! …

Dennis H. Viperjet First Flight

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Performance One would like to congratulate our customer Dennis H. on his Viperjet, N24VJ first flight last spring with F-18 pilot, Chris Holloway at the controls. The flight went without any problems from Falcon Field to Mesa Gateway Airport and has put on a number of trouble-free hours since. The aircraft is currently undergoing aileron modifications to make the stick …

Lancair Evolution N124C Gets Painted

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Performance One’s customers who own the first Lancair Evolution we built, have just received their Lancair Evolution back from having it painted and new interior installed. The details are truly striking: the base color used Tesla Pearl White (which matches their Tesla automobile) with Tesla Red stripes over a Gunmetal Grey side accent. This side accent has been painted to …

John L Lancair Evolution N86JL First Flight

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Our customer, John L’s Lancair Evolution (http://www.lancair.com/) flew for the first time on March 15, 2015. Bob Jeffrey of Elite Pilot Services (http://www.elitepilotservices.com/) was at the controls and was extremely pleased with the way the plane flew. Flight testing continued and the 40 hour Phase I were completed in only 10 days time! Please join us in congratulating John on his wonderful …

Meet Our Newest Evolution Customer John L!

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Performance One Aviation wants to welcome John L as our newest Lancair Evolution customer. We will be providing builders assistance for John on his Evolution project. His arrival in November 2013 occurred after he attended the Lancair International (http://lancair.com/) 2-week builder assistance program. Keep watching our website for John’s continued progress in building the Turbine Lancair Evolution—we are excited about …

Performance One moves into a Larger, More Modern Facility

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Performance One Aviation is moving its operations to a larger hangar, also located at Falcon Field Airport. The facility has over 12,000 square feet of floor space and 3,000 square feet of office area. Heath and Tammy L’Hoste are excited for the opportunity to better serve Performance One Aviation’s customers with a convenient and more modern facility. The move will …