Archive | January, 2013
Sun 'n Fun

FedEx Express Donates Boeing 727 to SUN ‘n FUN to Support Polk County Aviation Education Programs

SUN ’n FUN CAMPUS, LAKELAND, FL. – On Friday, February 1, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. a, Boeing 727-200F aircraft operated by FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) will complete its final flight as it lands at the Lakeland Linder Airport.  With the FedEx logo strikingly displayed on the airplane, it will taxi […]

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CaliforniaPower Systems

California Power Systems Releases Their New 2013 Parts Catalog

The new 2013 California Power Systems parts catalog is now available.  The catalog includes Rotax Engines, Rotax parts, airframe parts, engine parts, covering supplies, instruments, avionics, tools, pilot supplies as well as books and videos on Ultralight and LightSport products.  The 2013 California Power Systems parts catalog is available in a print format along with […]

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Women Can Fly Event Will Introduce Flight to Girls and Women in Virginia

Women Can Fly, a series of three special Saturday events scheduled for June of 2013, will introduce aviation to more girls and women in Virginia.  While the number of women working in the aviation industry has steadily increased, they are still underrepresented in the workforce and the number of women pilots is only 6% of […]

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The Living Legends of Aviation Awards

Aspen Avionics President and CEO Honored as Aviation Entrepreneur of the Year

Living Legends of Aviation Recognizes Aspen’s John Uczekaj Albuquerque, NM, January 21, 2013: John Uczekaj, president and CEO of Aspen Avionics, has been awarded Aviation Entrepreneur of the Year by Living Legends of Aviation at its star-studded gala on Friday, January 18, 2013. Uczekaj was selected for this prestigious award to acknowledge his leadership in […]

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Producer, Aspen Chief Among ‘Living Legends’ Honorees

A pilot turned Hollywood star and producer, David Ellison, 30, was recognized for inspiring the next generation of aviators Jan. 18 as the nonprofit Kiddie Hawk Air Academy hosted the tenth annual Living Legends of Aviation awards in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Jan. 18. Ellison was just 20 when he flew with the Experimental Aircraft […]

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Parachute Built into Single-engine Airplane Credited with Saving 3 Lives in Conn. Crash

A parachute that softened the landing of an airplane that encountered mechanical problems saved the lives of the three men on board, an airport official said Wednesday. The single-engine Cirrus SR-20, which was traveling from Groton to Danbury, was two miles from the Danbury Municipal Airport on Tuesday night when the pilot alerted authorities he […]

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landmark aviation

Landmark Aviation Announces Charlie Ferraro as Regional Vice President

(Houston, TX—January 18, 2013) Landmark Aviation recently announced Charlie Ferraro as a Regional Vice President. Charlie will supervise the company’s Western U.S. locations, which include operations at IFP, LAX, OAK, SAN and SDL. He will be based out of San Diego. “As the newest Regional Vice President, I am looking forward to working closely with […]

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Landmark Aviation to Acquire First Aviation Services at Teterboro Airport

Landmark Aviation announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire First Aviation Services, the premier fixed based operation at Teterboro Airport (TEB) in Teterboro, New Jersey. The acquisition is expected to close by year end. TEB is one of the largest and most attractive general aviation airports in North America, conveniently located just […]

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Corridor Capital LLC Acquires Specialty Manufacturing Companies

Corridor Capital LLC located in Los Angeles, celebrated the New Year early with the acquisition of three specialty manufacturing companies from Churchill ESOP Capital Partners on December 21, 2012. In the transaction, Corridor acquired Wetmore Tool & Engineering, Inc. (“Wetmore”), US Industrial Tool & Supply, Inc. (“USIT”), and Arvan, Inc. (“Arvan”).  Founded in 1950 and […]

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Sun 'n Fun

SUN ‘n FUN – A Brighter Future Through Aviation

Published on Nov 12, 2012 SUN ‘n FUN’s mission is to preserve and enhance the future of flight through world-class events, inspiring and educating people of all ages. This is what we do and when you watch our new video you’ll learn why we do it. Source: SUN ‘n FUN

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Garmin announces EASA certification for all-in-one ADS-B transponders GTX 345/335 provide simple ADS-B In/Out upgrade path for thousands of aircraft/helicopters in Europe

Garmin® Introduces New Series of Aviation VHF Radios

OLATHE, Kan./January 15, 2013/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced a new series of aviation VHF COM and NAV/COM radios, the GTR and GNC series. As the replacement products for the popular SL 30 and SL 40 models, the GTR series […]

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Bruce’s Custom Covers Partners With AirCam On Fitted Aircraft Covers

SUNNYVALE, CALIFORNIA, JANUARY 14, 2013 – Bruce’s Custom Covers announced today its partnership with AirCam, a Lockwood Aviation company. The two companies have collaborated on the manufacture and distribution of custom fitted aircraft covers. Bruce’s will manufacture a custom-designed covering system and AirCam will exclusively provide sales and distribution of protective covering products for AirCam […]

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Garmin GDL 88, GTN 3.0 Now Available

Happy New Year! Today Garmin announced FAA TSO authorization and AML STC approval for the GDL 88 series. The GDL 88 is the industry’s first dual-link ADS-B solution available for certified aircraft. With the AML STC, the GDL 88 is approved for installation on most Part 23 fixed-wing aircraft, and it will begin shipping immediately […]

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