Archive | January, 2014

NationAir Aviation Insurance Releases Aviation Insurance Outlook and Retrospective

WEST CHICAGO, Ill.— NationAir Aviation Insurance today released its annual analysis of the aviation insurance market. As one of the country's leading brokerages specializing only in aviation insurance, NationAir is in a strong position to assess the industry with information gleaned from its 35 years of experience and longstanding relationships with leading underwriters. NationAir manages […]

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Sport Expo: Sales Trends Warming, If the Weather Isn't

Although I’m afraid to add up the actual number of years, I sometimes feel like I have spent most of my journalism career—at least the aviation portion of it—writing about economic downturns. An occupational hazard of that is inflating every little clue, no matter how silly, inconsequential or comically irrelevant as evidence of the r-word—recovery. […]

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Garmin Pilot iOS and Android Updates

It’s been an exciting year for Garmin Pilot so far and we’re only 21 days into it! We’re thrilled to kick off the 2014 with a new release on both operating platforms. Version 6.0 for iOS and Version 2.8 for Android mobile devices are available for update today and offer a number of enhancements and integration among several other […]

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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® Brings Portable Attitude and ADS-B Datalink Together With New GDL® 39 3D

OLATHE, Kan. /January 21, 2014/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced the GDL 39 3D, a portable ADS-B and GPS receiver which adds simultaneous display of aircraft attitude information (pitch and roll), alongside rich, interactive mapping, traffic, and weather within the Garmin Pilot™ application. […]

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Visit Trade-A-Plane at U.S. Sport Aviation Expo 2014

U.S. Sport Aviation Expo began in 2004, in cooperation with Sebring Regional Airport Executive Director, Mike Willingham. This year will mark the tenth annual Expo showcasing sport aircraft for Sebring, FL January 16-19.  This event has become a must-go to sport aircraft show for aviation enthusiasts. The event has continued to improve and grow every […]

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Historical Aviation Firsts

January 10, 1911 is said to be the date that Major H. A. 'Jimmie' Erickson took the first photograph taken from a plane while flying over San Diego. His collection can be seen in The Journal of San Diego History Spring-Summer 1998 edition Volume 44, Numbers 2 & 3. This photograph from the Images of […]

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Aeroscraft Airship Could Change Aviation

There are plenty of ways to move cargo around the planet, but none is perfect. Planes require long quality runways and a lot of ground infrastructure to support their use. Ships are slow and can't travel far inland. Trucks are small. Now a company from Southern California believes it has a new way of moving cargo […]

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WildBlue Aircraft Sales & IMC Club form Joint Marketing Venture

Kansas City, MO & Norwood, MA, January 07, 2014 --( Aircraft sales company, WildBlue, LLC, and IMC Club announce a joint marketing venture designed to give clients and members of both organizations easier access to world-class information and services. IMC Clubs, the brainchild of Radek Wyrzykowski, is a membership based Non-Profit 501(c)(3) organization focused on […]

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Visit NationAir's Jessica Grega at the Sebring U.S. Sport Aviation Expo January 17.

We're not exhibiting since we’d rather spend our time with the people who matter most to us: our clients. NationAir Light Aircraft Sales Executive Jessica Grega will be roaming the show both as a seaplane owner and as your insurance representative to talk planes and policies Friday, January 17 at the Sebring U.S. Sport Aviation […]

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