Archive | October, 2012
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Hawker 400XPR Heads to NBAA’s Annual Convention in Orlando

Hawker Beechcraft today announced its Hawker 400XPR upgrade will be one of the highlights at the company’s static display during the 2012 National Business Aviation Association’s annual convention next week in Orlando. The aircraft will be on display alongside the company’s entire lineup of its commercial products. “We are excited to showcase the 400XPR and […]

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Cessna Selects Garmin® G5000™ Flight Deck for New Citation Sovereign

OLATHE, Kan./October 29, 2012/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today that Cessna Aircraft Company has selected the Garmin G5000 integrated avionics system for the new Citation Sovereign unveiled today at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) convention in Orlando, Fla. “The […]

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Garmin® Unveils New Features, Equipment Compatibility for G600, G500

OLATHE, Kan./October 29, 2012/BUSINESS WIRE — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced new features and additional external equipment compatibilities for the G600 and G500 flight display systems. With the latest software and the new GAD 43e adapter, the G600 and G500 can display […]

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Garmin® Introduces GTX 3000 TCAS II/ACAS II-Compatible, ADS-B-Compliant Transponder for Business, Regional Aircraft

OLATHE, Kan./October 29, 2012/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today the GTX 3000, a new remote-mount, Mode-S transponder designed to accommodate the environmental and operational demands of transport category aircraft. The GTX 3000 meets the requirements for TCAS II/ACAS II compatibility […]

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Garmin Expands its Portfolio of Business Aviation Solutions with GTS™ 8000 TCAS II/ACAS II

OLATHE, Kan./October 29, 2012/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today the GTS 8000 Traffic alert and Collision Avoidance System (TCAS II)/Airbone Collision Avoidance System (ACAS II) for transport category aircraft. The GTS 8000 improves safety by maintaining constant surveillance, identifying potential […]

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Pratt & Whitney Canada To Have Significant Presence At NBAA 2012

Pratt &Whitney Canada (P&WC) will be active at the upcoming National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) annual meeting and convention in Orlando, Florida. P&WC is a division of United Technologies Corp. company. //st Throughout the course of the event, the P&WC show booth (# 3160) will be staffed by engine experts and aftermarket consultants to answer […]

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AgustaWestland Unveils New AW119Kx Single Engine Helicopter At AMTC

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce the launch of the AW119Kx, the latest evolution of the proven and successful AW119 single engine helicopter, which features the Garmin G1000H glass integrated flight deck system and the very latest avionics, including synthetic vision, moving map, highway in the sky and obstacle/terrain avoidance systems, to improve […]

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Bombardier Expects Learjet 75 to ‘Make a Splash’ at NBAA Show

Bombardier Aerospace will highlight its Wichita-built Learjet 75 aircraft at this year’s National Business Aviation Association’s annual convention in Orlando, Fla. It’s bringing a Learjet 75 mock-up and test aircraft to the show as part of its lineup of products, the company said. The aircraft is a significant upgrade to its Learjet 45. “We know this jet will […]

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The Gathering of Mustangs and Legends book and DVD form up to make the holiday memorable for aviation enthusiasts.

New for this holiday season, The Gathering Foundation is offering a 10% discount off “The Gathering of Mustang and Legends: The Final Roundup” book and event DVD gift set which includes an autographed copy of the book. “The Gathering of Mustangs and Legends: The Final Roundup” was an aviation event like no other; 77 Mustangs, […]

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Aircraft Spruce & EAA Give Young Eagles First Flight Nov 3rd at Falcon Field

PEACHTREE CITY, GA – Aircraft Spruce and Peachtree City’s Atlanta Regional Airport-Falcon Field will be hosting local Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) members who will provide school-age children with an opportunity to experience flight in a general aviation airplane at Atlanta Regional Airport-Falcon Field on Saturday, Nov 3rd, Noon-4pm. The EAA Young Eagles program is designed […]

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Bruce’s Custom Fitted Covers Enhance The Joy of Fall Flying

SUNNYVALE, CALIFORNIA, OCTOBER 22, 2012 – Bruce’s Custom Covers announced today its custom fitted aircraft covers serve to enhance the joy of fall flying by protecting aircraft from the hazards of the changing seasons. For more than 32 years, operators have learned that covering their airplanes, jets, helicopters, gliders, off-link jet engines, etc. is the […]

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Felix Baumgartner Breaks the Sound Barrier During Skydive from a Record 24 Miles Up

Felix Baumgartner stepped out of the space capsule an astonishing 128,100 feet, or 24.26 miles above earth, about three times the cruising altitude of jetliners. The skydiver plummeted for 4:20 seconds, but it seemed an eternity, because his faceplate was fogging up on the way down as he fell through harsh atmospheric conditions at a […]

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Hartzell Engine Technologies and Lamar Technologies Exchange Non-Core Product Lines

Hartzell Engine Technologies LLC of Montgomery, Alabama, and Lamar Technologies LLC of Marysville, Washington, executed a transaction to exchange certain product lines within their respective portfolios.  Hartzell has sold to Lamar its electronics business unit, consisting of voltage regulators, overvoltage sensors, Master Control Unit (MCU) and battery analyzer products.  Lamar has sold its starter and […]

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Felix Baumgartner Jump Live Video: Red Bull Skydiver Supersonic Jump Pushed to Later This Morning

Skydiver Felix Baumgartner is aiming to pull off a record-breaking free-fall jump from the edge of space Tuesday, wearing nothing but a space suit, a helmet and a parachute. His goal is not only to jump from a higher altitude than anyone ever has — 120,000 feet, more than three times the cruising altitude of […]

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Introducing Wag-Aero’s 2012 Fall Edition Catalog

Wag-Aero introduces it’s 2012 Fall Edition Catalog, featuring a 1949 Aeronca 7CCM owned by Wag-Aero customer Darell Bartram & photographed at the Wag-Aero Airstrip in Lyons, Wisconsin. New items in this catalog include Taylorcraft Wheel Fenders, Curtis Flush Mount Fuel Valves, a Baggage Placard, and a Ram Air Pressure Cap, to mention a few. For […]

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Raincoat® from MotoSolutions Improves Vision When Flying in Rain

Raincoat® Water Repellent for Plastics reviewed by AOPA–“The results were impressive.” RODEO, Calif., October 1, 2012 /NewsWire/ — Now easier to apply, Raincoat® improves vision through plastic airplane and helicopter windows by rolling off raindrops that would normally stick. The result is greatly improved vision and safer flying during inclement weather. Flying in stormy conditions is challenging.  […]

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