Archive | March, 2013
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A.E.R.O. “the In-Stock Company” Announces a New Addition to the AirBoss™ Lineup

A.E.R.O., Inc. is excited to announce that it’s expanding its AirBoss™ product line.  In addition to cylinders and starter adapters, AirBoss™ now offers alternator clutches.   The AirBoss™ product line is unique in that it allows A.E.R.O. to provide factory parts, new and remanufactured, at affordable prices.  With the starter adapters and clutches, there are […]

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Garmin’s New Active Traffic Systems Offer Increased Power, Range

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced the GTS 825 Traffic Advisory System (TAS) and the GTS 855 Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance System (TCAS I), offering improved performance and range. The GTS 825 and 855 each offer 400 watts of transmit power, and 40 and 80 nautical […]

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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 Avionics for Experimental Aircraft

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced seven new, affordable products for experimental and light sport aircraft that offer enhanced capabilities, reduced weight and simplified installation. Garmin’s new lower cost and lighter weight Air Data Attitude Heading Reference System (ADAHRS) and new Engine Indication System (EIS) interface module […]

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Harrison Ford Rallies Support for ATC Towers

Editor’s note: The FAA on March 22 is expected to release the list of towers that will be closing as a result of sequestration. Check back on AOPA.org, where we will post the list as soon as it is released. “It’s about safety and jobs,” reiterated Harrison Ford time and time again as he addressed […]

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Keynote Speaker – Dick Rutan at the AEA 2013 Show

Dick Rutan, a pilot, entrepreneur and adventurer who made history in December 1986, after completing a nine-day, nonstop and nonrefueled flight around the world that established a flight-endurance record, will be the keynote speaker during the official opening at the 56th annual Aircraft Electronics Association International Convention & Trade Show. In early 1981, Rutan founded Voyager […]

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Junkyard Genius Builds World’s First Racing Airplane for Endurance Race

In the annals of the 24 Hours of LeMons — the racing series that combines a $500 vehicle spending limit with “Let’s Make a Deal” costumes into a weekend jubilee of junkyard engineering — few racers and builders have brought more innovation to the track than Jeff Bloch. Bloch, known around the pits as Speedycop, has built 13 […]

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Amendment Could Halt FAA Closure of Control Towers

An amendment put forth by two Republican senators could stave off the closings of 200 control towers at smaller airports around the U.S., including Smith Reynolds Airport in Winston-Salem. U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kansas, and Sen. James Inofe, R-Okla., co-sponsored an amendment to a continuing resolution that seeks to restore about $50 million in funding […]

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Avemco Continues Safety Education Tour with Forum at WAI Conference in Nashville

Avemco Insurance Company Vice President, Marci Veronie, will present “The Top 10 Aviation Insurance Myths” during the Women in Aviation International Conference, March 14-16, 2013 at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee. This is the second speaking stop for the Avemco® 2013 Safety Education Tour; an aviation advocacy initiative that focuses on encouraging pilots […]

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Aviation Search Group – First Half Forecast

FORT WORTH, TX – Heli-Expo 2013 – Aviation Search Group announced its first half forecast and search assignments appear to be in greater demand for the balance of 2013. “We are pleased to report key growth in comparison from this time last year” says Aviation Search Group Director of Sales Grayson Barrows.  “We are certainly […]

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Enstrom Selects Garmin® G1000H™ Integrated Flight Deck for 480B Helicopter

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced that Enstrom Helicopter Corporation has selected the G1000H all-glass, integrated flight deck for its 480B helicopter model. The new 480B flight deck was introduced today at the HAI Heli-Expo in Las Vegas, Nev. “The Enstrom 480B is […]

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Virginia Aviation Board Meets, Allocates Funds to State Airports and Recognizes Aviation Pioneers

Richmond—The Virginia Aviation Board (VAB) approved tentative allocations of Commonwealth Airport Funds for Fiscal year 2013 at its meeting on Thursday, February 21 at the Holiday Inn Richmond Airport. Approved Air Carrier/Reliever Discretionary funding was $ 30,280 and General Aviation Discretionary funding was $ 232,936. Projects addressed ranged from land acquisition in support of a […]

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Tempest Original Oil Filter Chosen by Aviation Consumer

Tempest is pleased to announce that Aviation Consumer, in a side-by-side comparison published in their March 2013 issue, has chosen the Tempest Original Oil Filter above our competition. Tempest was chosen for its innovate product enhancements and value.  Aviation Consumer concluded that the magnet contained in every Tempest filter makes it easier to get a […]

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Aircraft Spruce now Offers a Sun N Fun Fly-in Preorder Pick-up Option

Aircraft Spruce knows that many of you will visit Lakeland, Florida for The Sun-n-Fun Fly-In and Airshow from April 9th to April 14th.  We want to remind you that if you want to pick up orders at our Sun-n-Fun booth, it is necessary to place the orders in advance. We have a limited amount of […]

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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® Optimizes GTN™ Series for Helicopter Operations

OLATHE, Kan./March 4, 2013/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced new features and capabilities of the GTN series touchscreen GPS/NAV/COM that address the specific needs of helicopter operations. Enhancements include environmental qualification meeting stringent helicopter vibration and temperature testing standards, optional […]

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Tempest Announces Overhauled ®PowerFlite®Alternator Now Available for Cessna Aircraft!

Tempest is pleased to announce their popular PowerFlite alternator, eligible on Cessna aircraft, is now available in overhauled condition. The 28 volt, 60 amp alternator is the latest product innovation from Tempest.  The alternator, part number 9910591-11ACR is a collaborative effort from Tempest, Aerospace Components, & T&W Electrical, the designers and manufacturers of the popular Tempest PowerFlite starter.   […]

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TPE 331 No Longer Under MSP?

ATTENTION AG OPERATORS, TPE 331 USERS, TURBINE ENGINE MECHANICS & FORMER MSP HONEYWELL GARRETT ENGINES If your TPE 331 is no longer under the MSP Program with Honeywell Garrett, Aviation Laboratories offers a smart, more affordable alternative. Contact us at 713-864-6677 or 800-256-6876 or sales@avlab.com to learn more! Look for us at the Upper Midwest Aviation […]

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