Garmin® announces passing of Co-founder and Chairman Emeritus Gary Burrell. Innovator, entrepreneur and servant leader will be remembered for his legacy of growing Garmin from a start-up company to a global leader in GPS technology.

Garmin® announces passing of Co-founder and Chairman Emeritus Gary Burrell

Garmin® announces passing of Co-founder and Chairman Emeritus Gary Burrell. Innovator, entrepreneur and servant leader will be remembered for his legacy of growing Garmin from a start-up company to a global leader in GPS technology.   OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), today announced that Gary Burrell, aviation pioneer and […]

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Sun 'n Fun to celebrate the life of Billy M. Henderson

  June 11, 2019 - Lakeland, Florida: A celebration of life for the founder and former Executive Director of Sun 'n Fun Fly-In, Billy Henderson, will be held at Aerospace Discovery at the Florida Air Museum on June 23, 2019. Billy's contribution to aviation in Central Florida, as well as both nationally and internationally, paved […]

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The federal government ended private aircraft access to Cuba June 5. AOPA file photo.

New rule ends private flights to Cuba

Two years after President Donald Trump first announced his intent to reverse Obama-era changes easing restrictions on travel to Cuba, a final rule effective June 5 closed the door for most of general aviation. The Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security published the final rule on June 5 implementing additional restrictions on travel and commerce […]

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For the 12th consecutive year, EAA WomenVenture activities to take place during EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019

  WOMEN AVIATORS GATHER FOR EAA WOMENVENTURE AT EAA AIRVENTURE OSHKOSH 2019 Activities begin on July 22, major highlights on July 24For the 12th straight year, the opportunity for women who love aviation to build camaraderie and open doors to mentorship and participation comes to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019, as EAA WomenVenture activities will take […]

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Garmin has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval for the G500H TXi

Garmin announces EASA approval of the G500H TXi flight display for helicopters  June, 3 2019 – Garmin is pleased to announce it has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval for the G500H TXi, the next generation touchscreen flight display for helicopters. Built on the proven capabilities of the original G500H series, the G500H TXi […]

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ATP Flight School instructors and students take delivery of factory-new Cessna 172 Skyhawks.

Ten Cessna 172 Skyhawks Delivered to ATP Flight School to Meet Demand for Airline Pilots

May 22, 2019 – Jacksonville Beach, FL – ATP Flight School has accepted delivery of ten 2019 Cessna 172 Skyhawks from Textron Aviation, Inc. Each of the factory-new aircraft is equipped with Garmin's latest generation of G1000 NXi glass-panel avionics. Once integrated into ATP's fleet of over 370 aircraft, these ten Cessnas will be flown by […]

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Anna Mascolo has been appointed Vice President of Shell's Aviation business.

Shell Aviation appoints new leader

London, United Kingdom – May 22, 2019: Anna Mascolo has been appointed Vice President of Shell’s Aviation business, taking over from Anne Anderson who is moving to a senior leadership role in Shell’s Chemicals business. “I am so proud of what we have achieved in recent years,” said Anne. “Shell Aviation is a thriving business […]

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Flying Musicians Association's 2019 Solo Scholarship Winners Announced

May 11, 2019, Fort Worth, TX:  The Flying Musicians Association (FMA) is proud to announce the 2019 FMA Solo scholarship recipients – Amaya Burns from Indiana, Scott Lutte from Texas, and Navya Pottumutu from Victoria, British Columbia. Outstanding nominees from all across the United States and Canada continue to impress the selection committee. John Zapp, […]

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ADS-B Rebates Nearly Gone

$500 FAA INCENTIVES WILL RUN OUT SOON May 6, 2019 By Mike Collins As of today, fewer than 1,000 Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Out rebate reservations remain available from the FAA. Because aircraft owners are reserving rebates at an average rate of 60 to 100 per day, the available rebates could be exhausted in two […]

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Pitts Pilot Lands Propless Plane at Congested Airport

Spencer Suderman averts disaster despite abrupt power failure due to lost prop. Aerobatic performer Spencer Suderman got a nasty surprise this weekend as he was flying over the San Fernando Valley, one of the most congested parts of the Los Angeles metropolitan area. Suderman was cruising at 7,500 feet on his way to Yuma, Arizona, […]

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Hartzell Presents Beech 1900 Series 4-Blade Props Through Top Prop

Piqua, Ohio, April 22, 2019 -- Hartzell Propeller has added legacy four-blade structural composite propellers for Beechcraft 1900C and 1900D turboprop aircraft to the company's Top Prop lineup. Hartzell's props were offered as standard equipment on Beechcraft 1900 series aircraft. "We are now offering special pricing on these new propellers for the popular 19-passenger Beech […]

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Spruce Super Sale Peachtree City, Georgia - May 18, 2019

Come join the fun and get a chance to win big prizes. This is the time of year when we go all out by offering spectacular discounts on our most popular products and provide a chance for our loyal customers to meet our vendors.     Gain the skills and learn the RV Assembly 2-Day […]

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Garmin® celebrates first flight of G3000 in a supersonic tactical aircraft

OLATHE, Kan. /April 24, 2019/Business Wire — Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), recently celebrated the maiden flight of a Garmin integrated flight deck in a supersonic F-5 fighter aircraft. In just under six months, Tactical Air Support, Inc. (Tactical Air) completed the engineering design, installation and first flight with the […]

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Garmin receives approval for the GFC 500 autopilot in the Cessna 180/185

Garmin receives approval for the GFC 500 autopilot in the Cessna 180/185 GFC 500 approval for the 36/A36 Bonanza coming soon Garmin is pleased to announce it has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for the GFC 500 autopilot in the Cessna 180/185. Additionally, Garmin is also pleased to announce the GFC 500 […]

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Aero Has Record Attendance

By Paul Bertorelli | April 16, 2019 Following the trend at other aviation trade shows, attendance at last week’s Aero exhibition was up slightly over the previous year, according to show organizers. And a record 757 exhibitors showed their wares at Friedrichshafen, up 7% over 2018. While the weekly gate is a fraction of that at AirVenture or […]

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Meet the Female Refugee Who Flew Solo Around the World in a Single-Engine Airplane

BY LOUISE BEVAN April 8, 2019 Updated: April 8, 2019 Role model and aviation pioneer Shaesta Waiz overcame the perils of war to realize her dream, and now she’s helping fulfill the dreams of women everywhere. Especially if they want to fly airplanes. Waiz was born in Afghanistan, lives in Florida, and became the youngest woman to […]

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Piper Navajo and Navajo Chieftan added to the Top Prop lineup

Hartzell Adds Piper Navajo/Chieftain Propellers to Top Prop Program Piqua, Ohio, March 25, 2019 -- Hartzell Propeller has added replacement propellers for twin-engine Piper Navajo and Navajo Chieftains to the company's Top Prop lineup. "Hartzell Propeller is now offering attractive pricing on new three-blade propellers for twin-engine Piper Navajo and Navajo Chieftains," said Hartzell Propeller […]

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JJ Frigge Named Executive Vice President and General Manager

Piqua, Ohio, March 25, 2019 -- Hartzell Propeller has named JJ Frigge as Executive Vice President and General Manager. In his expanded role, he will be the company's business leader with a focus on long-term strategy. "JJ earned this promotion by combining strong personal talents and values with hard work, great judgement, and a deep […]

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Legend Skip Koss was a great friend to the aviation community

It is with great sadness that Concorde Battery Corporation announces the passing of Edward “Skip” Koss, long time Vice President of Marketing and great friend of the Aviation Industry. Skip was surrounded by family at his Redlands, California home March 19, 2019 at the time of his passing. Skip is survived by two sisters, nine […]

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AOPA scholarship deadline is April 2

LAST CHANCE TO APPLY FOR AOPA SCHOLARSHIPS DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR MORE THAN $1 MILLION IN SCHOLARSHIPS IS APRIL 2 March 18, 2019 | By Alyssa J. Cobb _____________________________________________________________________________________ Time is running out to apply for AOPA’s You Can Fly scholarships that could help you earn your initial pilot certificate or get started on advanced […]

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