Archive | October, 2013
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Future of Space Shuttle Engines – Can They Make Spaceplanes Affordable?

Advances in Space Shuttle Engines May Make Spaceplanes A Common Sight Spaceplanes have captured the attention of the general public for years. The idea of a private company whisking a well-heeled, wannabe space explorer up into orbit creates images of weightlessly floating through the craft’s cabin, seeing the earth from outer space, and joining the […]

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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® Offers New Worldwide Weather Pricing and Position Reporting Service

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced new and simple worldwide weather pricing plans as well as a new position reporting service, both utilizing our global connectivity services. These services offer pilots seamless access to weather products around the world and supply position information […]

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Landmark Aviation Holds San Location Groundbreaking

Landmark Aviation held a groundbreaking ceremony on October 17 for its new San Diego International Airport facility. Landmark Aviation will design, build and operate a new, state-of-the-art FBO campus, with a 20,000 square foot terminal, a 250,000 square foot ramp and five hangars on 12.4 acres of airfield. The new facility will achieve LEED Platinum […]

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Garmin D2 Pilot Watch Available at Aircraft Spruce

The  Garmin D2 Pilot watch has GPS capability and a Worldwide airport database that feature Garmin’s signature direct-to and nearest functions so instantly the thousands of Garmin customers will be at home with the experience. Additionally, pilots can easily start their “time off” using the stopwatch and set a vibrating reminder to switch fuel tanks […]

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Garmin® Continues to Enhance GTN™ Capability with Class A TAWS and More

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced expanded capabilities and new features for the GTN series. With the latest software, operators have access to optional Class A TAWS, ADS-B out compatibility with select third-party transponders, and scheduled message alerting. “The GTN provides owners and […]

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The Schweiss liftstrap autolatch system provides a tight seal. With a remote opener, it allows you to
open or close your door without leaving your aircraft.

New Schweiss Liftstrap Conversion Kit Now Available for Your Tired Old Hangar Door.

        Other than aircraft owners who need bifold or hydraulic doors for their new or existing hangars, the next most frequent request that Schweiss Doors receives is from hangar owners who want to upgrade their doors with a Schweiss Bifold liftstrap retrofit conversion to replace outdated cable lift systems. A majority of these requests are […]

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Can You Stop Nose Gear Shimmy

Can You Stop Nose Gear Shimmy?

Can You Stop Nose Gear Shimmy? By Dave McFarlane “A Cessna nose wheel is supposed to shimmy.” “You can’t really stop it.” “All the Pipers do it.” You have heard similar comments many times. My response is always the same question. “Did it shimmy when it was new?” Nose gear shimmy is destructive and not […]

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Three Sierra Modified Citation Jets to be Auctioned on October 30, 2013

Source: Starman Brothers Auctions Inc. http://www.trade-a-plane.com/company-search?id=53180  

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AIC Title Service, LLC and AvSure, Inc. Announce a New Aircraft Title Insurance Available During FAA Shutdown

AIC Title Service, LLC and AvSure, Inc. are writing to announce a new aircraft title insurance product that will allow parties to reduce risk and close transactions during the time the Federal Aviation Administration Civil Aviation Registry (“FAA Registry”) is closed by providing title insurance coverage for buyers, lenders and lessors. As you know the […]

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Garmin D2 Pilot Watch Available at Pilotshop.Com

The Garmin D2 Pilot watch has GPS capability and a Worldwide airport database that feature Garmin’s signature direct-to and nearest functions so instantly the thousands of Garmin customers will be at home with the experience. Additionally, pilots can easily start their “time off” using the stopwatch and set a vibrating reminder to switch fuel tanks […]

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The New Pilotshop.Com 2014 Catalog Is Available

Pilotshop.com has published a new, all-color, 34-page catalog which is available free of charge.  Products in the new catalog include established products like handheld GPS, headsets, radios, flight bags, plotters, computers, laminated check lists, folding bikes, oxygen systems, survival gear, flight jackets, sunglasses, watches, pilot shirts, apparel, kneeboards, flashlights, Jeppesen and ASA flight training products, […]

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Hartzell

Hartzell’s New High Performance TBM and King Air Swept-Blade Props Displayed at NBAA

Hartzell Propeller’s two newest higher performing swept-blade propellers for turboprop business aviators will be on exhibit at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) 2013 Convention in Las Vegas, Oct. 22-24. Hartzell’s engineering and design team has earned type certificate approvals for both its newest swept designs on the DAHER-SOCATA TBM and on the Beechcraft King Air […]

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Hartzell’s 5-Blade Swept Prop Gets OK from FAA and EASA, Increases TBM Performance

Hartzell Propeller Inc. has received type certificate approval from the Federal Aviation Administration and European Aviation Safety Agency for an advanced swept airfoil structural composite five-blade propeller for TBM 700/850 aircraft. The new design, specifically engineered for the single-engine TBM turboprop, delivers faster takeoff acceleration, higher cruise speeds and better climb, along with less noise. […]

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Garmin® Announces D2™ Pilot Watch First GPS Watch Designed for Aviators

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced that it will offer a highly capable GPS watch designed specifically for aviators. D2’s features include Garmin’s signature direct-to and nearest functions, as well as a built-in adjustable altimeter, altitude alerting capabilities, the option to display both […]

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Gulf Coast Avionics

Gulf Coast Avionics Announces Appointment of John Gauch as New Vice President of Sales

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, Lakeland, Florida, October 7, 2013 – Rick Garcia, President of Gulf Coast Avionics Corporation, has announced the appointment of John Gauch as Vice President of Sales, effective immediately. In making the announcement, Garcia said, “We are excited to add John Gauch to our management team. He is an experienced aviation professional with a proven track record […]

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WildBlue Aircraft Sales to Sell Aircraft for Charity and Donate Commission

Kansas City, MO (October 4, 2013) – Aviation sales company, WildBlue, LLC, is selling a Beechcraft Bonanza aircraft and is donating their profit from the sale to Outreach International, an Independence, Missouri based humanitarian non-profit organization. WildBlue sells high-quality, owner-flown aircraft for customers across the United States to buyers around the world.  Recently approached by Mr. Ronald […]

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SkyOx Changing Ownership

An announcement was made this week that AirCraft Industries Inc. (DBA SkyOx) will change ownership effective December 1¸ 2013. The company is a leading manufacturer and marketer of portable oxygen systems for general aviation pilots and passengers. In addition they offer a line of windsocks and windsock frames. Walt Smiles, chairman of the board for, […]

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