Archive | June, 2013

Aircraft Spruce Now Offers an Oshkosh Show Preorder Pick-up Option

Aircraft Spruce knows that many of you will visit Oshkosh for The AirVenture Show from July 29th to Aug 4th. We want to remind you that if you want to pick up preorders at our Oshkosh booth, it is advantageous to place the orders in advance. We have a limited amount of stock available at […]

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GA8 Airvan Utility Aircraft Reaches Important Delivery Milestone

Accomplishing the mission in 34 countries, economically filling the capability gap between the C-206 and Caravan As the exclusive West Coast distributor of the Mahindra Aerospace/GippsAero GA8 and GA10 Airvan family, West Coast Aircraft Sales provides sales, factory service and support for the world's most efficient family of utility aircraft. Filling the market niche between […]

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Tempest Tech-Tip 0613: Alaska Cold Starts

What really happens in an oil filter during a cold start? First, by cold start, we’re talking about starting an engine in temperatures below about 20 degrees F. In places where it gets colder than a Montana well digger’s butt, many aircraft mechanics have seen oil filters burst by cold starts. But, why does it happen? What’s […]

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Build A Plane

Patty Wagstaff to Appear at Build A Plane’s Teachers’ Day

Three-time national aerobatic champion and International Aerospace Hall of Famer Patty Wagstaff will speak at Build A Plane’s 2013 Teachers’ Day event on Tuesday, July 30th at EAA’s AirVenture in Oshkosh, WI. “We cannot tell you how excited we are to have the first lady of aviation come to our program and share her experiences […]

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AOPA Aviation Finance

AOPA Makes Financing Easier for Members

AOPA launched an expansive new aviation finance company June 3 that will give AOPA members greater access to lending options for aircraft purchases and avionics upgrades. The new service, AOPA Aviation Finance Company, LLC (AAF), will offer more flexible financing options through a collection of banks—rather than with just one institution. This will allow AAF […]

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