Archive | December, 2012
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APG Deals and Services for 2013

Thank you for a great 2012 and we are very appreciative of the business you brought forth and services you provided. As we move forward into the new year, we wanted to announce some products and services that we feel will be of interest to all! First and foremost we want to announce that in […]

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Schweiss Doors Introduction of Spherical Bearings Is Unique to the Hydraulic Door Industry

Schweiss Doors has once again proven to be a worldwide leader in production of hydraulic and bifold doors, and is proud to announce it has made another unique design improvement to its hydraulic one-piece doors with the addition of “spherical” bearings. All Schweiss “Red Power” Hydraulic Doors are now built with spherical bearings. These bearings […]

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Bruce’s Custom Covers Supports EAA Young Eagles With Donation To Sweepstakes Stearman

SUNNYVALE, CALIFORNIA, DECEMBER 13, 2012 – Bruce’s Custom Covers announced today its donation of a custom fitted aircraft cover to the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) for its 2013 sweepstakes Stearman Model 75 biplane. This iconic aircraft will be fully restored and awarded to one lucky contest winner following its display at the annual AirVenture Fly-in […]

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Garmin® Expands Global Aviation Charting Capabilities

OLATHE, Kan./December 13, 2012/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced the release of European VFR and IFR charts for the aera® 795/796 aviation portable GPS, with VFR data sourced directly from Deutsche Flugsicherung (DFS). These charts are the most recent addition […]

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Types of Private Airplanes

If you are planning to purchase or charter a private jet, it is important that you know which kind of plane is most suitable for you. Private airplanes are basically divided into five categories, based on size, range, and amenities, and these categories are: Light Jets Light jets are the smallest kind of private jets, […]

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Traveling by Private Jet During Peak Seasons

Whether you are flying in your own private jet or chartering an airplane, it can be difficult to travel during peak seasons. However, there are a number of things that you can do to ensure that your trip will be smooth and hassle-free. Plan Ahead To get the flight or landing slot you want, you […]

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AircraftCaddy 4K: The Ideal Aircraft Tug for Small Airplanes

Using an airplane tow tug is certainly the best way to move an airplane in or out of a hangar. Since it requires less physical effort to operate and can be easily maneuvered, an aircraft tug can help prevent injuries to ground support workers and damage to airplanes. If you are still using traditional equipment […]

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Windblade Introduces the Inogen Aviator G2-1050

Windblade Corporation, the exclusive distributor for the Inogen Aviator™, announces the immediate release of the Inogen Aviator G2-1050, an in-flight oxygen concentrator for use in general aviation aircraft. The G2-1050 replaces heavy oxygen bottles and provides an unlimited supply of oxygen without the need to ever refill an O2 bottle. An enhancement to the existing […]

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Pratt & Whitney Celebrates 50 Years of PT6 Power

With more than 50,000 engines delivered and 380 million hours flown, the PT6 has a track record like few others. King Airs, Caravans, and a host of others (130 different aircraft, including helicopters) have been fitted with variations of this time-tested turbine, and Pratt & Whitney Canada has launched a yearlong celebration of the PT6 […]

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The SKYLON space plane, as imagined by Reaction Engines. The company doesn't say when the actual space plane might be built.

One Step Closer to Space Travel: Uk Company Claims Rocket Engine Breakthrough

A British company has announced a breakthrough engine technology that could be used to power space planes. Developed by Reaction Engines Ltd. (REL), the new technology to be used in the Sabre (Synergetic Air-Breathing Rocket Engine) engine would enable aircraft to fly into orbit and back directly from a runway, and fly anywhere in the […]

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