Archive | March, 2015
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Shell Aviation Introduces the New AeroShell Sport Plus 4, Developed in Collaboration With BRP-Rotax

30 Mar 2015 Shell Aviation has introduced the new AeroShell Sport Plus 4, the second generation of its piston engine oil, specifically designed for light sport and very light/ultralight aircraft 4-stroke engines. Shell Aviation has collaborated with major engine manufacturer, BRP -Rotax, in designing the new product, which is the result of three years of […]

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Continental Motors to Power Chinese Flight School’s DA40 Diesel Fleet Expansion

St. Egidien (Germany), 27 March 2015—Continental Motors Group, an AVIC International Holding Corporation company, partners with Xinjiang Tianxiang Flight School in Xinjiang Province, Northwest China to expand their CD-135 powered DA40 fleet. Tianxiang’s current fleet of 16 will expand to 30 with four aircraft delivered this week and 10 more delivered by end of 2015. […]

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Garmin Announces Availability of G1000 Software Upgrade for King Air C90 Aircraft

Garmin is pleased to announce new capabilities and enhanced operational benefits for the King Air C90 aircraft, which are made available through the latest software upgrade. This latest update offers new features including, NextGen components such as Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) compliance, user-defined holding patterns and the approval of optional equipment, which expands global operational capability. New enhancements offer […]

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LAKELAND, FL - Tempest Plus Marketing Group and Electroair are pleased to announce that they will jointly support Julie Clark Air Shows for her performances at the 2015 Sun-n-Fun Fly-In.   Julie Clark Air Shows features Julie flying her beautifully restored and polished T-34 in a graceful and powerful aerial ballet as a patriotic tribute […]

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Blue Angels Flyover Magic Kingdom

  March 19, 2015. It is well-documented that Walt Disney World is a no-fly zone. So when the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron -- commonly called the Blue Angels -- made an arranged flyover of Magic Kingdom Thursday, it made for an exciting (yet very brief) viewing experience. "Disney is all about magic, but this […]

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Garmin Is Pleased to Announce the Availability of an Online GTN Essential ELearning Course

Garmin is pleased to announce the availability of an online GTN Essential eLearning course. This self-paced course goes beyond the Pilot’s Guide to help pilots maximize the benefits provided to them by the GTN 650/750 touchscreen avionics series. The GTN eLearning course provides pilots with a comprehensive overview of the GTN 650/750, which is perfect for any pilot whether […]

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Hartzell Appoints American Propeller as Recommended Service Facility for Western U.S.

Piqua, Ohio, March 17, 2015 – Hartzell Propeller Inc. has appointed American Propeller Service as a Recommended Service Facility. American Propeller, of Redding, Calif., covers a large area of the western United States with its fleet of transport vehicles offering propeller pickup and delivery services.   “American Propeller and its parent company, Ameritech Industries, have […]

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GIBSONVILLE, NC - Tempest Plus Marketing Group (TPMG) is pleased to commit once again to its partnership with world-renowned aerobatic pilot Kirby Chambliss. “Kirby is not only a championship aerobatic and Red Bull Air Race pilot, but he has been a good friend of Tempest for many years,” says John Herman, President of Tempest, “and we are proud […]

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New Valve Wizard™ Dramatically Reduces Aero-engine Valve Maintenance Time

Hot Springs, Arkansas - Certified aircraft maintenance engineer Jolly Higdon, president of Jolly Time Tools, of Hot Springs, Arkansas, has developed and patented a series of valve spring compressor tools for Lycoming and Continental piston engines. The tools allow mechanics the use of both hands to remove and replace springs, keepers, stems and guides, rocker […]

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Garmin® Unveils Vantage, The Industry’s Most Comprehensive Line of ADS-B Solutions And Offers Generous Rebates For Select Vantage Solutions

OLATHE, Kan. /March 12, 2015/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today unveiled Garmin Vantage, a family of existing Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) solutions designed to exceed the needs of aircraft owners and operators around the world. These ADS-B solutions serve a diverse number of aircraft and their operators, […]

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  FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) is announcing the availability of flight training financing through an innovative new program developed by the AOPA Aviation Finance Company. The funds can be used for everything from starting and finishing primary training to advanced training, such as instrument training or obtaining a commercial […]

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G3X Touch ESP Nose-down

Garmin® Brings Safety Enhancing Electronic Stability and Protection To G3X™ And G3X Touch Systems That Utilize Garmin Autopilot

OLATHE, Kan. /March 11, 2015/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the availability of Electronic Stability and Protection (ESP-X) technology for aircraft using Garmin’s G3X autopilot servos. This electronic monitoring and stability augmentation system works to assist the pilot in maintaining the aircraft in a stable flight […]

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Holstein Aviation Provides Digital Version of Their Business Aircraft Market Perspective Magazine

  Holstein Aviation is pleased to provide the digital version of their Business Aircraft Market Perspective (BAMP) Magazine.  "Because of the dynamic and ever changing aircraft market that exists today, buyers and sellers insist on being better educated prior to making purchase or sale decisions" says Holstein Aviation CEO Jim Holstein.  This quarterly magazine definitely helps […]

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Continental Motors’ CD-155 Engine Now EASA Certified for Diamond DA42 TDI

St. Egidien (Germany), 9 March 2015—Continental Motors Group Ltd, an AVIC International Holding Corporation company, has partnered with Diamond Aircraft Industries to provide the highly reliable and efficient 155 hp Continental Jet-A diesel engine option, now EASA type certificated for installation, on its highly successful twin-engine DA42 TDI. FAA validation is pending. Diamond Aircraft Industries (DAI) conversion program […]

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Helicopter Route Chart

Garmin Pilot Optimizes Charts and Maps for Helicopter Operators

Garmin is pleased to announce a new version of Garmin Pilot for iOS, which adds a suite of features tailored to helicopter operators. These features incorporate helicopter route charts throughout eight U.S. metropolitan areas, including the Gulf of Mexico. Additionally, the latest version of Garmin Pilot allows pilots to easily identify and document the highest obstacle along their flight […]

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