Archive | 2016
Flying Musicians Association, Inc.

Record Breaking Year for Flying Musicians Association, Inc.

  Flying Musicians Association, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit is pleased to announce the conclusion of a successful 2016 and a jump-start opportunity for 2017. In 2016, membership has grown to over 500 with 68 student members. FMA now has 17 regional or state-level ambassadors including one in Canada, a successful high school scholarship program (FMA Solo […]

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Aircraft Spruce

Flightbox Receivers Available at Aircraft Spruce

Flightbox receivers can be created as a “quick build” kit. With only 20 minutes needed to assemble the kit, all that is needed is a Phillips screwdriver and a pair of pliers. The assembled version is fully turnkey, and just under $200. Flightbox comes with free software and is built from off-the-shelf hardware. Visit Aircraft […]

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Aircraft Spruce

Cessna and Piper Aircraft Owner Offered a $150 Trade-in Credit on Alternators

Mike Disbrow, president of Hartzell Engine Technologies announced that the company is offering Cessna and Piper aircraft owners a $150 trade-in credit on legacy Chrysler and Ford alternators when they upgrade to a new-generation Plane-Power alternator until March 31, 2017. The new Plane-Power alternators for Cessnas and Pipers are smaller and lighter with dual fans […]

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Continental Motors

Continental Motors Group™ Provides STEM Sponsorship as a part of Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley

Mobile, Alabama, December 14, 2016 — Continental Motors Group™, Ltd of Hong Kong, Alabama, USA and St. Egidien, Germany today announced that it joins the Mobile Airport Authority Foundation and member companies of the Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley Field to contribute to a Mobile, Alabama STEM initiative that will sponsor 36 students to attend the […]

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Aircraft Spruce

BARRY SCHIFF DVD IS AVAILABLE AT AIRCRAFT SPRUCE

Purchase ASA’s Proficient Flying, the Best of Barry Schiff at Aircraft Spruce. Barry Schiff is a consummate aviator, author, and educator with a passion for General Aviation. In these three DVD’s, Barry Schiff uses his educational skills to help pilots visualize procedures that will ensure safety while flying. Each disk contains specific scenarios in detail, […]

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Garmin

Garmin® Introduces VIRB® Ultra 30 Aviation In-Cockpit Bundle

Garmin is pleased to announce an aviation-specific addition to the VIRB Ultra 30 action camera family, offering several new accessories tailored to capturing rich, high definition footage in-flight. VIRB Ultra 30 is a waterproof action camera with the power to shoot stunning Ultra HD footage at 4K/30fps. The VIRB Ultra 30 contains a suite of […]

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HARTZELL ENGINE TECHNOLOGIES INTRODUCES EDUCATIONAL VIDEO SERIES TO HELP PILOTS AND MECHANICS BETTER UNDERSTAND THE OPERATION OF KEY AIRCRAFT COMPONENTS
  
The first video, “Understanding Your Aircraft Starter's Duty Cycle” 
will debut during EAA AirVenture 2016.

Plane-Power Re-introduces Popular Line of Belt-Driven Alternators

Montgomery, AL, (December 5, 2016)  — Hartzell Engine Technologies’ president Mike Disbrow announced today that the company is re-introducing its Plane-Power ALT-FLX line of FAA-PMA certified, 28V/150 Amp to 14V/100 Amp high output, belt-driven alternators. “The Plane-Power ALT-FLX belt-driven alternators deliver more continuous power at lower engine RPMs than any other aircraft alternator,” Disbrow said. […]

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CAV Ice Protection Announces SLD Ice Protection for Business and Commercial Aircraft

NEW CENTURY, KANSAS—Dec. 5, 2016 – CAV Ice Protection today announced SLD Guard™, a new airborne anti-ice system designed to meet new FAA aircraft certification regulations addressing Flight Into Known Icing Conditions containing supercooled large droplets. In response to the 1994 ATR72 accident in Roselawn, Indiana, when a severe icing encounter overwhelmed the aircraft’s ice […]

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McFarlane

McFarlane Aviation Products Annouce FAA-PMA Approval of Seat Roller Housings for Cessna Aircraft

Baldwin City, KS, November 22, 2016 – McFarlane Aviation Products just announced that after five years of FAA certification effort, their replacement Cessna seat roller housings are now FAA-PMA approved and in stock. McFarlane’s sales manager, John Cowan, could hardly contain his excitement, “It is the season to give thanks, and we are definitely thankful this year. […]

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Aircraft Spruce

TANIS PREHEATERS FROM AIRCRAFT SPRUCE

  Visit Aircraft Spruce for a number of options on Tanis Products. Tanis was the first to develop engine-mounted preheat systems for piston engines, offer helicopter preheat, turbine preheat, and the first and only manufacturer to meet requirements for FAA Supplemental Type Certification. Tanis preheat kit contains threaded heat elements located in each cylinder assembly […]

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New Garmin Pilot Tools for Pre-Flight Planning & In-Flight Operations

Introduces weight & balance, aircraft performance tables, checklists, Freehand™ flight plan and more   OLATHE, Kan. /November 17, 2016/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced integrated weight and balance calculations, as well as aircraft performance tables and calculations within the Garmin Pilot app on Apple mobile devices. […]

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Garmin® receives FAA Installation Approval for All-in-One ADS-B Transponders in Helicopters

GTX 345/335 transponders provide simple path to achieve ADS-B In/Out in over 60 helicopter models OLATHE, Kan. /November 16, 2016/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for the installation of the GTX 345 ADS-B In/Out […]

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Aircraft Spruce

THE FORM-A-FUNNEL® IS IN STOCK AT AIRCRAFT SPRUCE

Visit Aircraft Spruce for the Form-A-Funnel® General Purpose and Light Duty Funnel Kit.  Form-A-Funnel® is known for its pliable nitrile rubber coating encased in a thin, bendable layer of aluminum that resists wear. It is great for draining oil, gasoline, many other fluids from Light Sport Aircraft, but can also be used around your home. […]

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Aircraft Spruce

Aircraft Spruce Canada Moves to Larger Facility

Aircraft Spruce Canada has moved to 27 York Road, Brandtford, Ontario N3T-6H2. On October 3, 2016, Aircraft Spruce moved down the street to their new 20,000 sq. ft. location after seeing the need for a larger warehouse. This new location allows for Aircraft Spruce to hold a larger number of parts and provide additional room […]

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HARTZELL ENGINE TECHNOLOGIES INTRODUCES EDUCATIONAL VIDEO SERIES TO HELP PILOTS AND MECHANICS BETTER UNDERSTAND THE OPERATION OF KEY AIRCRAFT COMPONENTS
  
The first video, “Understanding Your Aircraft Starter's Duty Cycle” 
will debut during EAA AirVenture 2016.

Plane-Power Announces a $150 Alternator Trade-In Credit

  $150 trade-in credit makes it attractive for owners to install a new-generation Plane-Power alternator instead of continuing to overhaul their legacy unit.   Montgomery, AL, (November 07, 2016)  — Mike Disbrow, president of Hartzell Engine Technologies (HET), announced today that the company is offering Cessna and Piper aircraft owners a $150 trade-in credit on […]

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Garmin

Garmin® Expands Portfolio of ADS-B Solutions for Popular Business Aircraft

OLATHE, Kan. /October 31, 2016/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced availability and the addition of popular business aircraft to a comprehensive aircraft model list, which are eligible for Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) solutions through select partners within the Garmin Authorized Dealer Network. Garmin’s suite of ADS-B […]

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Cosby Stone Retires from Trade-A-Plane

CROSSVILLE, TN (October 24, 2016)—After nearly three decades at the helm of his family’s company, Cosby Stone has retired as chief executive officer of TAP Publishing Company, publisher of Trade-A-Plane. "After serving as TAPPCO's CEO for 28 years, it's time for a change in role for me,” said Stone. “I will still be very involved […]

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Garmin® Announces G5000™ Flight Deck Modernization Program for the Cessna Citation Excel and Citation XLS Aircraft

OLATHE, Kan. /October 25, 2016/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced it will expand its portfolio of integrated flight deck upgrades to now include a G5000 modernization program for the popular Citation Excel and Citation XLS. The Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) is targeted for approval in late […]

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Aircraft Spruce

BELITE’S “RADIANT” PRODUCT LINE IS AVAILABLE AT AIRCRAFT SPRUCE

Come to Aircraft Spruce for you favorite Belite products. Belite’s Radiant instruments combine many functions into simple and small, lightweight units. Belite has created these new units with one specific feature in mind: persistence. The Radiant Instrument will display the last 30 minutes of fuel level information graphically along the current fuel level, providing pilots […]

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Aircraft Spruce

Sandia Products Now Available to Purchase Through Aircraft Spruce

  Sandia Products are now available to purchase through Aircraft Spruce. Sandia Aerospace produces quality transponders, altitude encoders, airdata computers, avionics cooling fans, and marc 70 interface modules. Aircraft Spruce offers wire harnessing and custom coax assemblies to make shopping for a Sandia Aerospace transponder all one convenient shopping experience for your aircraft needs. For […]

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