Archive | August, 2014
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EASA Certified: TKS-equipped Beechcraft G36 FIKI

      EASA Certified: TKS-equipped Beechcraft G36 FIKI NEW CENTURY, Kan., August 28, 2014 -- CAV Ice Protection announced it has achieved Supplemental Type Certification (STC) approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to install aftermarket TKS systems for the Beechcraft G36 – allowing flight into known icing (FIKI). Already a proven system, […]

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Levil Technology

Levil Aviation Interview with Dan Johnson

iLevil Series - unleash the power of your tablet.  

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Swept-Tip Hartzell Trailblazer Structural Composite Propellers Approved for Aviat Husky Installations

Piqua, Ohio, August 25, 2014 – Hartzell Propeller Inc. has received Supplemental Type Certificate approval from the Federal Aviation Administration for installation of the company’s new Swept-Tip Trailblazer propellers on all Aviat Husky utility aircraft. The two-blade, 80-inch diameter next-generation advanced structural composite Hartzell Trailblazer swept-tip prop can now replace Hartzell’s aluminum constant-speed propeller which […]

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AeroShell Team to be Inducted Into ICAS Foundation Airshow Hall of Fame

AeroShell Team Will Join All - Time Great Airshow Legends 21 August, 2014 The International Council of Air Shows (ICAS) Foundation announced today that it has inducted three new members into its Air Show Hall of Fame. Gene Soucy, Chuck Newcomb, and the AeroShell Aerobatic Team will be recognized at the ICAS Chairman's Banquet on […]

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Ray Johnson’s Stearman aircraft featured on the cover of Trade-A-Plane publication

Ray Johnson of Buffalo is very proud of his meticulously restored 1943 Boeing Stearman, Model E75N1 (most commonly just referred to as a Stearman) and he now has another feather in his cap because he and his airplane were the cover photo on the First July Issue of the internationally known aviation marketing publication called […]

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Garmin Pilot Canada2

Garmin Pilot Expands Coverage into Canada

Just last month, Garmin Pilot announced worldwide coverage for iPad and iPhone so pilots around the globe can access all of the exciting features Garmin Pilot has to offer. These features included flight planning capabilities, comprehensive weather coverage and feature-rich navigation. With a lot of momentum behind us, we’re continuing to add even more coverage for pilots around the […]

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Schweiss Doors editorial

Schweiss Doors has ‘Back-up’ systems for your door in case of power outage

Before placing an order for a hydraulic or bifold door, have you given any thought to how you would get that big, heavy door open in case of a power outage. This is an important consideration, not only for knowing how you will get your door opened or closed if you need to, but as a safety precaution […]

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Aero Asia

AERO ASIA to Be Held for the First Time in Zhuhai, China, in October 2015

Friedrichshafen – The AERO is landing in China: The organizer of Airshow China, Zhuhai Airshow Co., Ltd., and Messe Friedrichshafen, organizer of the international aviation show AERO, intend to host a general aviation exhibition every two years in China under the name of “AERO ASIA”. The air show will be held for the first time from October 28 to […]

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Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome Seeking Community Support for Visitor Center Fundraising Challenge

RHINEBECK, NY 8/14/14: With a goal of breaking ground in November, Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome volunteers are hustling to raise funds for a new $150,000 Visitor Center. Plans are now complete for the gift shop, model museum and modern restrooms in one building, and reviews are underway by the Red Hook Planning Board. The biggest challenge […]

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FP-80 Recon|TAPtv

Col. Ray O.Roberts, USAF, remembers the day his first jet, the FP-80A, arrived with some assembly required. Watch the video here.

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Garmin Highlights the Career of Tim Casey as He Prepares for Retirement

Working 23 years at any one company is an accomplishment, but even more of an achievement when the company is nearly 25 years young. Tim Casey will retire from Garmin in August, at which point he will spend some well-deserved time with his wife of 45 years and have time to reflect on the amount […]

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Hartzell Propeller Piaggio

Hartzell Propeller to Supply Lightweight 5-Blade Props for Piaggio Avanti EVO

Piqua, Ohio, Aug. 5, 2014 – Hartzell Propeller Inc. will supply new advanced lightweight propellers to Piaggio Aero Industries for its third generation twin-engine Avanti EVO, the world’s fastest production turboprop. For the EVO, Hartzell worked with Piaggio to develop new highly swept wide-chord aluminum alloy propellers that in conjunction with changes to the nacelle […]

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Hartzell Engine Technologies Announces the Purchase of the Plane-Power Line of Aircraft Alternators

Purchase further strengthens Hartzell Engine Technologies’ position as the leader in the design and manufacturing of OEM and aftermarket alternator products for piston and light turbine aircraft. Oshkosh, WI, July 29, 2014 — Representatives of  Hartzell Engine Technologies LLC, announced today that the company has finalized an agreement to purchase the assets of Plane-Power, LTD. […]

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