Archive | July, 2013

Avemco® Brings Safety Education Tour to AirVenture

Avemco Insurance Company will be presenting several educational sessions open to all pilots and aircraft owners before and during EAA’s AirVenture Oshkosh 2013. On his way to Oshkosh on July 28, Avemco’s Vice President of Underwriting Mike Adams will address the Gateway to Oshkosh Annual Convention and Fly-in held in Stevens Point, Wisconsin.  He’ll offer […]

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SUN 'n FUN Building a Brighter Future through Aviation.. at AirVenture!

LAKELAND, FL  - July 24, 2013 - On Wednesday, July 31st, in the Media Center at EAA Airventure, Robert A. (Bob) Knight, Chairman of the SUN 'n FUN Board of Directors and John R. "Lites" Leenhouts, SUN 'n FUN President and CEO will introduce current students and graduates of the Central Florida Aerospace Academy (CFAA) in Lakeland, FL […]

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TruTrak to Continue Offering AFS Products

Springdale, AR July 24, 2013- The ATS joint venture with TruTrak and AFS launched last year will be undergoing some changes.  The ATS brand name will continue, but will be adding a new partner, Dittel Avionik of Germany.  Due to the acquisition of Advanced Flight Systems, by Dynon Avionics, AFS will no longer be a […]

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AVIC International Holding Corporation Acquires the Assets of Thielert Aircraft Engines Out of Bankruptcy

St. Egidien, Germany and Beijing, China 22 July 2013 –AVIC International Holding Corporation (AVIC International) announced today the acquisition through its subsidiary, Technify Motors GmbH, of the diesel aircraft engine and manufacturing assets of the former Thielert Aircraft Engines GmbH (Thielert) to enhance its already strong capabilities in general aviation piston aircraft engine technology. The […]

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California Power Systems Announces Launch of New Website

California Power Systems(CPS) is excited to announce that they launched their entirely redesigned website on Wednesday, July 17, 2013! While most of you have become accustomed to the current CPS website, CPS has identified some areas that needed improvement. California Power Systems(CPS) believes they have addressed these concerns and incorporated the solutions into their new […]

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AvMap EKPs Now Compatible With iFlightPlanner Planned Routes

iFlightPlanner and AvMap officially announced today the addition of compatible technology that will allow pilots the ability to quickly and easily export flight routes planned using the Flight Wizard™ to their AvMap GPS navigator. iFlightPlanner features a collection of cloud-based flight planning products for the United States that are accessible via, or […]

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Introducing iStart

iStart makes starting piston aircraft engines as easy as starting a car! iStart Partners is pleased to introduce the iStart system. iStart is an electronically controlled aircraft piston engine starting system which completely automates the delivery of fuel during engine startup. iStart is simple to install by any person with reasonable mechanical skills in just […]

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Aircraft Spruce Runs Facebook Contest

Win a Garmin Aera 500 - Americas, a $699 value and an Icom A14 handheld radio, a $200 value from Aircraft Spruce by entering the Aircraft Spruce Facebook Contest between July 15th and August 15th. Click the link below and follow the rules on the page for your chance to win!  Aircraft Spruce offers exclusive […]

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Piper/Cessna/Mooney Taper Pin Tool

The M-4 Control Yoke Taper Pin Tool is a specialty tool that was designed to counter the frustration of removing the control wheel taper pin.  With the aid of the M-4 tool, even the most stubborn taper pin can be removed in minutes, not hours, without vibration or stress being induced on your aircraft or […]

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BuildAPlane Teachers’ Day 2013 Registration Still Open

BuildAPlane, a non-profit aviation education organization in cooperation with GAMA and EAA, will sponsor Teachers’ Day at the Experimental Aircraft Association’s AirVenture again this year in Oshkosh, WI.   The event is scheduled for July 30th, 2013, and will expose teachers to a variety of programs and curricula that allow educators to put aviation in classrooms, […]

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Aircraft Spruce Announces Headset Buy-back Program

  At Aircraft Spruce we understand how difficult it can be justifying buying a new headset when the one you already have still works. We also know how much satisfaction pilots get from having the right equipment which is why we started our Headset Buy-Back Program. Aircraft Spruce has an opportunity for you to sell your old […]

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Landmark Aviation Begins Operations at Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR)

 (Houston, TX – July 2, 2013) Landmark Aviation officially began operations at Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) in Grand Rapids, Michigan on Monday, July 1st through the acquisition of the assets of Northern Air and The Grand Rapids Air Center. “Landmark is excited to be expanding its footprint into Michigan,” President & CEO Dan […]

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Aviation Consumer Selects Tempest Best Oil Filter

Tempest is pleased to announce that Aviation Consumer has selected Tempest as the best oil filter. In their July 2013 issue, Aviation Consumer published their choices for best products of the year.  Among those products honored, Tempest was selected as the best oil filter.  Aviation Consumer chose Tempest for its unique by-pass valve design, filtering […]

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New 2013-2014 Aircraft Spruce Catalog Now Available

Aircraft Spruce & Specialty Co. began distributing their new 2013 catalog at EAA’s AirVenture Fly-In. Now exceeding 960 pages in length, the Aircraft Spruce catalog is available in a print format, CD format, and a PDF format. If attending AirVenture, stop by Hangar A, Booth 1022-1029 or Hangar D, Booth 4113-4114 to pick up your […]

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Tempest Introduces New Spark Plug Tray

Tempest is pleased to announce the immediate availability of our AA446 spark plug tray. The new Tempest spark plug tray is constructed of high quality metal protecting the spark plugs from damage.  Other trays can be prone to tipping and spilling the spark plugs onto the hangar floor rendering them unusable. The Tempest tray design […]

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