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Garmin® awarded supplier of the year by Airbus Helicopters

OLATHE, Kan. /December 4, 2018/Business Wire — Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced it received the 2018 Supplier of Excellence Award by Airbus Helicopters at the North American Supplier Conference in Grand Prairie, Texas. Garmin was recently recognized as the Supplier of Excellence for its unmatched responsiveness and competitiveness […]

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NAA Distinguished Statesman of Aviation Award Honors Recipients

The National Aeronautic Association, the oldest national aviation organization in the United States, held their Fall Awards Ceremony On November 27, 2018. During this event, NAA honored four worthy individuals with the prestigious Wesley L. McDonald Distinguish Statesman of Aviation Award. – Mark Burns, President of Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation and the Vice President of General […]

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The National Aviation Hall of Fame Class of 2019 Revealed

The NAHF Class of 2019, who will be inducted at the 57th Enshrinement Dinner & Ceremony on September 28th, 2019 in Denver, CO, is a diverse group representing a broad range of enduring contributions to both the advancement of flight and manned exploration of space: Colonel Guion “Guy” S. Bluford, USAF (Ret)– Ph.D. aerospace engineer, fighter pilot, decorated […]

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McFarlane Aviation Products Expands Line of Control Surface Skins for Early Model Cessna Aircraft

  Baldwin City, KS, November 29, 2018: McFarlane Aviation Products has expanded their well-known line of manufactured control surface skins to include Cessna 120, 140, 170 and 195 series aircraft. Design features and precision manufacturing processes provide uniform corrugation shape and spacing tolerances. Jason Klenklen, aircraft mechanic, notes that the skins do not have predrilled […]

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Mac Swindell Joins WildBlue Aircraft Sales

      Chris Kirk WildBlue, LLC 816.479.2723 Chris@FlyWildBlue.com   Kansas City, MO (November 29, 2018)- WildBlue is extremely honored to announce the addition of Mac Swindell to our aircraft sales team. Mac is a graduate of Oklahoma State University and is a former member of OSU’s “Flying Aggies.” After graduation, he joined The Boeing […]

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Aircraft Accessories International Unveils New Website

  November 29, 2017 – Aircraft Accessories International is excited to announce the launch of their new website. Offering reliable products and services, explore their vast selection of inventory and capabilities while saving yourself time and money. Located in Peachtree City, Georgia, AAI brings their years of experience to your fingertips. As a small business, […]

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EAA Warning All Aircraft Owners of Renewal Services

EAA: Beware Offers to Register Your Aiplane By Mary Grady , AVweb Contributing editor | November 26, 2018   EAA is warning its members, and other aircraft owners, to think twice before signing up for aircraft-renewal services that charge hefty fees. “These businesses essentially duplicate the same process that the FAA directly administers for a mere $5,” EAA […]

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Garmin® announces new 2019 aviation training events

November 14, 2018 – Garmin is pleased to announce expanded pilot training opportunities for 2019 to include additional classes throughout the United States and more instructor-led courses. These training classes are available for the G3X Touch, GTN 650/750 touchscreen navigator series, the G500 TXi/G600 TXi and G500/G600 flight display systems, Garmin Integrated Flight Decks, and […]

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Garmin GFC 500 and GFC 600 Autopilots Approved for Additional Aircraft Models

November 14, 2018 – Garmin is pleased to announce it has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certification (STC) in several aircraft models for the GFC 500 and GFC 600 autopilots. The GFC 500 and GFC 600 deliver superior in-flight characteristics, self-monitoring capabilities and minimal maintenance needs when compared to older generation autopilot systems. […]

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Hartzell Providing Customized, Optimized Props for Eviation’s Electric Commuter

  Pique, Ohio, Nov. 5, 2018 – Eviation Aircraft, a global manufacturer of all-electric air mobility solutions, has selected Hartzell Propeller, Inc. as a development partner for Eviation’s debut aircraft, the all-electric Alice. With zero-emissions and 100 percent battery-electric solution, the Alice Aircraft will be test flown at the 53rd Paris Air Show in June […]

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Hartzell Propeller Appoints Wuhan Hangda Aero as Service, Support Center in China

Piqua, Ohio, Nov. 5, 2018 – Hartzell Propeller appointed the Wuhan Hangda Aero & Technology Development Co., LTD as a Service and Support Center in the People’s Republic of China. Wuhan Hangda Aero is located in Dongxihu District of Wuhan, the capital city of Hubei Province, China. It was founded in 2000 and established as […]

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Precision Aircraft Tools by McFarlane

Baldwin City, KS, November 1, 2018: McFarlane’s precision aircraft tools. McFarlane offers a wide-range of durable, precision tools for the aviation industry at an affordable price. From balancing a prop to replacing a hinge bearing, mechanics rely on quality, reliable tools. Recent products include a longer vacuum pump wrench (P/N TOOL133-L), complete control wrench set […]

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Champion Cirrus SR-22 Kit – An Aircraft Spruce Exclusive

SLICK KIT AND SLICKSTART MAGNETO START BOOSTER KIT FOR CIRRUS SR-22 This complete PMA and STC kit for the Cirrus SR22 packages a K6380-32 Ignition Kit with magnetos, harness, and plugs with a SS1001 SureSTART ignition booster. Improve your engine starting hot or cold SlickStart™ unleashes a firestorm of ignition energy to get your engine […]

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BUY YOUR 2019 EAA AIRVENTURE OSHKOSH TICKETS

Purchase your EAA AirVenture Oshkosh admissions, camping, parking, and merchandise in advance! Please select an option to continue Buy Tickets at Member Rate         Buy Tickets at Nonmember Rate Note: If your EAA membership is not current, please click here to renew, and allow 48 hours for processing before purchasing your tickets at […]

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Six General Aviation Associations Release Industry Related Best Practices

‘Know Before You Go’ helps GA pilots make informed decisions EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (October 31, 2018) — The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), along with five additional major aviation associations, today jointly released the “Know Before You Go” best business practices. The joint release lays out a series of communications best practices, including […]

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GFC 500 Autopilot Approval for Beechcraft Bonanza and Debonair

Garmin receives approval for the GFC 500 autopilot in the Beechcraft Bonanza and Debonair October 26, 2018 – Garmin is pleased to announce it has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for the GFC 500 autopilot for select Beechcraft Bonanza and Debonair aircraft. Intended for piston single-engine aircraft, the GFC 500 delivers superior in-flight […]

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Respected Aero-Cable Corp. Door Cables and Vacuum Pump Cooling Kits now Owned and Manufactured by McFarlane Aviation Products

  Now manufactured by McFarlane Aviation Products, Aero-Cable Corp Door Cables and Vacuum Pump Cooling Kits! Baldwin City, KS, October 22, 2018: McFarlane Aviation Products now proudly owns and manufactures both the door cables and vacuum pump cooling kits previously manufactured by Aero-Cable Corp. of Illinois. The already well-known and respected line of Aero-Cable Corp […]

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DTi Announces ADS-B Wire Protection Install Kit

DTi is partnering with EDMO to facilitate FAA-mandated ADS-B aircraft upgrades. Southborough, MA October 16, 2018 – With the FAA-mandated 2020 ADS-B upgrade fast approaching, Device Technologies, Inc. (DTi), a leading manufacturer of wire protection grommet edging, announces the availability of a NEW ADS-B Wire Protection Install Kit that includes its industry-preferred and FAA approved […]

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G1000 NXi Upgrade for Piper M500

Garmin announces the G1000 NXi upgrade for the Piper M500 October 4, 2018— Garmin is pleased to announce another addition to its portfolio of G1000 NXi integrated flight deck upgrades to now include G1000-equipped Piper M500 aircraft. Significant performance enhancements accompany unique features such as SurfaceWatch, visual approaches, geographical map overlay within the HSI and […]

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Bell and Garmin Sign Teaming Agreement for On-Demand Mobility Avionics Systems

Fort Worth, TX (October 2, 2018) – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today a signed teaming agreement with Garmin International, Inc. on the development and integration of the autonomous vehicle management computer (VMC) systems to support Bell’s vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft. “At Bell, we believe a convergence of technological advancements is […]

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