Archive | February, 2013

Tempest Tech-Tip 0213 The "Right" Way to Check Spark Plug Resistors

Have you ever wondered, why all the talk about internal resistance in spark plugs? Are you curious about why 5000 ohms is the limit for internal resistance? Do you find the discussion about the "right" way to check spark plug resistors to be confusing? To answer these and other questions about the "right" way to […]

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Piper Selects Garmin® G1000® Integrated Flight Deck for Seneca V

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced that Piper Aircraft has selected the G1000 all-glass, integrated flight deck for its twin-class Seneca V model, introduced today at the Australian International Airshow and Aerospace and Defence Exposition. “We have a strong, long-standing partnership with Piper […]

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Al Peterson Joins Landmark Aviation as GM of Its LAX Location

Al Peterson recently joined Landmark Aviation as General Manager of its Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) location. He brings with him nearly ten years of experience in the aviation industry. “The opportunity to associate with a first class company like Landmark is very exciting,” Al said. “Being able to work with a professional team like […]

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Tempest Tech-Tip 1012 "Changing Spark Plugs"

Last month Tempest introduced its first in a series of helpful tips for the maintenance professional and pilot/owner.  Tempest Tech-Tips will be written periodically and focus on specific topics we believe are relevant to Tempest's customers. The first Tech-Tip 0912 dealt with the subject of magnets in Tempest oil filters.  If you missed it, you […]

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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® Delivers High-Performance, All-Digital Radar Altimeter

OLATHE, Kan./February 13, 2013/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced the GRA 5500, a highperformance, all-digital radar altimeter for transport category, helicopter, business and general aviation aircraft. Using patent-pending digital signal processing technology, the GRA 5500 works to provide smooth altitude […]

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Planes, Trains & Automobiles in Plant City

Plant City, Fla. – Saturday, March 23, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the third annual Planes, Trains & Automobiles event will take place at the Plant City Airport. It's a chance to see real airplanes, remote control planes, helicopters, model trains in operation and on exhibit, and classic and exotic car displays. Antique […]

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Avemco Launches Safety Education Tour with Keynote at Northwest Aviation Conference

Avemco Insurance Company Vice President, Mike Adams, will present “Flying the Pacific Northwest: Findings Revealed from Avemco® Files” at the Northwest Aviation Conference & Trade Show on February 23, 2013 in Puyallup, Washington. As a leader in safety advocacy, Avemco will be launching their 2013 Safety Education Tour at the conference. The tour will include […]

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Introducing the Light-Weight Power Supply Solution

A new range of light weight mobile power supplies has been launched by leading supplier, Start Pac. Developed in response to a need for a more compact, mobile power supply StartPac has released the Start Pac® Model 53300, a powerful 300 amp power supply that weighs only 18 kilos (40 lbs). The unit is designed […]

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Mayday: Cherokee Six Lands in Icy Hudson, All Survive

An evening tour above the Hudson River might have turned tragic, but pilot Deniece De Priester Kok kept her cool when the engine quit—and landed like Sully. A cellphone call at 5:25 p.m. Eastern on Jan. 27—four years, 12 days after US Airways Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger and First Officer Jeff Skiles ditched an Airbus […]

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