Archive | November, 2015

Lycoming Engines Installed on Tecnam P2012 Traveller

Williamsport, PA, USA – 25 November 2015 - Lycoming Engines, an operating division of Avco Corporation, announces that two of its Integrated Electronic Engines (iE2) have been successfully installed on Tecnam of Italy’s P2012 Traveller test aircraft. Roll-out of this next generation, 11-seat, twin piston engine aircraft is due in February 2016, and its first […]

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Sarasota Avionics Announces Two New Locations!

Sarasota Avionics International, Venice FL – Venice: We are pleased to announce the opening of our new aircraft maintenance facility at the Venice Municipal Airport (VNC).  Located in a 10,000 SF hangar, our aircraft maintenance shop is fully staffed with expert aviation technicians and specializes in General Aviation aircraft. Our new Venice facility is one […]

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The Safety Cable Kit is now available at Aircraft Spruce! The Safety Cable Kit is a simple two-step procedure for the lock-wiring of fasteners. Bergen Cable is FAA approved. It is listed in the US Government QPL-87215-4 as an approved manufacturer of “LOCKCLAD” cable assemblies used in critical flight control systems of Aircraft and similar […]

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One Aviation

ONE Aviation™ Joins with Ascension Air for Personally Flown Timeshare Program

Contrails program will be the first such timeshare program in the US Las Vegas, Nevada — November 19, 2015 — ONE Aviation has partnered with Ascension Air of Atlanta, Georgia, to launch Contrails, a new personally-flown jet timeshare program featuring the Eclipse 550 twin-engine jet. Ascension Air will be adding the Eclipse to its current […]

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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® Announces Terminal Safety Solutions, Offering Its Most Comprehensive Airport Monitoring Feature Set for Aircraft

New SurfaceWatch™ joins TerminalTraffic™ and SafeTaxi® technologies to enhance airport situational awareness OLATHE, Kan. /November 17, 2015/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced Terminal Safety Solutions, a unique set of technologies that provide a better state of situational awareness to pilots throughout the airport terminal environment, including SurfaceWatch, TerminalTraffic and SafeTaxi. These safety enhancing tools provide pilots with a clear understanding of […]

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GAD 27 Illustration

Garmin® Team X Introduces Single Solution for Expanded Aircraft Systems Integration, Cost- Savings and Added Utility

New GAD 27 pairs with G3X™ Touch to streamline installations and add more capability OLATHE, Kan. /November 18, 2015/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GAD 27, a small, lightweight and solid state integrated controller that provides a solution to many of the typical airframe interfacing needs. With […]

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Hartzell Develops New Propellers for the Beechcraft King Air 350, B200, C90 Fleets

Las Vegas, Nov. 17, 2015 - Hartzell Propeller's multi-year multi-million dollar development program for new turbine propellers gives owners and operators of many Beechcraft King Airs an opportunity to upgrade the performance of their workhorse aircraft. Hartzell's new four-blade aluminum and five-blade structural composite props will be available in early 2016 for the sizeable Beechcraft […]

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Hartzell Introduces Specially Designed 5-Blade Carbon Fiber Propellers for PC-12 Fleet

Las Vegas, Nov. 16, 2015 -Hartzell Propeller is introducing a new five-blade composite swept tip prop specially designed to maximize performance for the Pilatus PC-12 fleet. The 2016 model PC-12 NG will feature the new five-blade, 105-inch diameter, composite propeller as standard equipment. The new propellers also are available immediately for the sizable Pilatus PC-12 […]

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Global Hawk

Garmin® Increases Mission Effectiveness for the U.S. Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk Fleet with the GSX 70 Weather Radar

OLATHE, Kan. /November 16, 2015/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the selection of the GSX 70, a full-featured solid-state weather radar by Northrop Grumman for the U.S. Air Force fleet of RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). Equipped to fly at a maximum altitude of 60,000 feet with […]

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G5000 Beechjet400A Front(1)

Garmin® Completes Major Milestones for the G5000™ Integrated Flight Deck on the Beechjet 400A and Hawker 400XP Upgrade Program

Introduces New Early Adopter Incentive Program OLATHE, Kan. /November 12, 2015/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the achievement of several major milestones toward the certification of the G5000 in the Beechjet 400A and Hawker 400XP aircraft. System architecture and installation details, High Intensity Radiated Fields (HIRF), Lightning and Reduced Vertical Separation Minimum (RVSM) testing to […]

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Curt Watson Inducted Into Hall of Fame

More than 500 aviation aficionados are scheduled to attend the 14th Annual Tennessee Aviation Hall of Fame Gala and Inductions Ceremony this coming Saturday evening, Nov. 7, at the Embassy Suites Convention Center in Murfreesboro. The event will celebrate and enshrine four extraordinary individuals who have made enduring contributions to aviation and aerospace. Capt. Curt […]

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G1000 King Air

Garmin® and Pratt & Whitney Canada Offer King Air® Aircraft Upgrade Incentives

Garmin® and Pratt & Whitney Canada Offer King Air® Aircraft Upgrade Incentives OLATHE, Kan. /November 12, 2015/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), and Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC), a United Technologies Corp. company, today announced new incentives to provide King Air® aircraft owners and operators significant savings on the G1000® Integrated […]

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ADS-B Weather & Traffic Panel

Garmin® Announces Availability and Expanded Eligibility for ADS-B In/Out Solutions Among Popular Business Aircraft

OLATHE, Kan. /November 12, 2015/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced availability and the addition of several popular business aircraft to a comprehensive aircraft model list, which are eligible for Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) solutions through select members of the Garmin Authorized Dealer Network. Garmin’s suite of ADS-B solutions address the […]

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Garmin Simplifies Database Updates With New flyGarmin app

Garmin simplifies avionics database updates such as navigation, charts and more with the new flyGarmin app for Windows, while also accommodating the distribution of Jeppesen charts. Using the flyGarmin app, pilots will enjoy a streamlined experience that makes database updates easier, requiring less time at their computer. Additionally, Jeppesen charts are available for ChartView-enabled devices […]

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Aircraft Spruce


The Fuel Stop snaps onto standard straw fuel gauges and prevents the gauge from ever slipping into the tank. The Fuel Stop promises you will never lose a fuel gauge again! Shaped like a pair of red pilot wings, The Fuel Stop is easy to find when stored in a pilot bag and in a […]

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Embraer Awards

Garmin® Is Recognized With Two Supplier of the Year Awards from Embraer

OLATHE, Kan. /November 10, 2015/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced that it received two major supplier awards at the 2015 Embraer Suppliers Conference recently conducted at Embraer’s facility in São José dos Campos, Brazil. Garmin was named Supplier of the Year pertaining to the support of the G1000® Prodigy […]

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Piper M600 Mockup On Display at NBAA2015

VERO BEACH, Fla. - Nov. 09, 2015 - Piper Aircraft will be in attendance at NBAA's Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition for the 2015 event at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. On static display will be the M600 mockup for Piper's top-of-the-line single-engine business aircraft and its G3000 avionics display. "We […]

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spider S6 Press Release


  The Spider S6 Portable Global Tracking Solution is now available at Aircraft Spruce! GPS and Iridium antennas are integrated so no external aerials are required. The Spider S6 provides Iridium Satellite Network that will give global coverage in real time by 66 low earth orbit satellites that will send information within 5 seconds. The […]

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49000 Flight

Corporate Angel Network Flies 49,000th and 49,001st Cancer Patient Flights

Father and son – both cancer patients - share milestone flight. White Plains, NY–Corporate Angel Network’s 49,000th and 49,001st cancer patients departed Baton Rouge, LA on October 27, 2015 for Angleton, TX, a suburb of Houston.  On board the flight operated The Dow Chemical Company were 54 year old prostate cancer patient Richard Gremillion, Jr., […]

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2015 FMA Solo Award Winner, Drew Medina, Has Soloed

October 29, 2015: Fort Worth, TX: The Flying Musicians Association is happy and proud to announce that its first FMA Solo Scholarship Award recipient, Drew Medina of Vero Beach, Florida, a senior in the Vero Beach High School Jazz, Symphonic, and Marching Bands under the direction of James M. Sammons, has achieved his goal of […]

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