Archive | 2018
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Strachn named CEO of The Cosby Harrison Company

CROSSVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cosby Harrison Company (formerly TAP Publishing) located in Crossville, Tennessee, announced that Adam Strachn has been appointed CEO. Strachn is a fourth-generation member of the founding Harrison family and great-grandson of the company namesake Cosby Harrison. He succeeds Steve Stone, who acted as interim CEO since the retirement of Cosby Stone in June 2016. Strachn graduated with bachelor's […]

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Ray Scholarship Honors High School Students’ Accomplishments in Aviation

December 24, 2018 - There was a big celebration at the Lakeland Linder Regional Airport as four more Ray scholarships were awarded. The Aerospace Center for Excellence (ACE) on the SUN ‘n FUN campus of the airport announced the recipients of the James C. Ray Scholarship. Each recipient joined the elite list of high school students […]

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McFarlane Aviation Products Carries Complete Line of Interior and Exterior Fiberglass and Plastic Aircraft Parts

  Baldwin City, KS, December 20, 2018: McFarlane Aviation Products is rapidly becoming the leading supplier of FAA-PMA approved aftermarket plastic and fiberglass products for the interior and exterior of aircraft. These options utilize improved materials and enhanced manufacturing processes to provide a precision fit and long-lasting durability. As stated by McFarlane’s Sales Manager, John […]

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AirVenture Celebrates 50 Consecutive Years in Oshkosh at 2019 Fly-In

December 20, 2018 - EAA is marking the 50th consecutive year of its annual EAA AirVenture Oshkosh fly-in convention in Oshkosh in 2019 with a full schedule of activities for arriving aviators and residents of EAA’s hometown. The EAA fly-in convention was first held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in 1953. In 1959, the event moved to Rockford, […]

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2019 AOPA FLY-IN LOCATIONS REVEALED

In celebration of its eightieth anniversary, AOPA will host three grand, two-day fly-ins for the 2019 season. Returning to two previous favorite fly-in locations and one brand-new destination, these aviation festivities will run all day Friday and Saturday, and will feature expanded exhibit hours, seminars, workshops, aircraft displays, and special aerial demonstrations. The season kicks off May […]

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Hartzell Scimitar Prop Approved for Cessna 180/182 Fleets

Piqua, Ohio, Dec. 18, 2018 - Hartzell Propeller has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for its two-blade aluminum Scimitar propellers for Cessna 180/182 aircraft. Offered through Hartzell's Top Prop performance conversion program, introductory pricing is $9,900 for the new swept aluminum two-blade 82-inch diameter propeller, including polished spinner and all STC documentation. "This replacement […]

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CILC bifold door installers take photos and videos of the now operational bifold door as it reaches the top of its near 22-foot clear opening.  Schweiss has shipped bifold doors to Costa Rica before, but this is the first large jet hangar door.

Schweiss Doors delivers first bifold corporate jet hangar door to Central America

FAIRFAX, Minn., December 12, 2018 – On a pleasant autumn Minnesota day, two representatives from CILC Central America Corporation, Costa Rica division, arrived for a couple days to tour the Schweiss Doors factory and place an order for a bifold liftstrap door. Jose Villegas, the CILC Compliance Manager, and Esteban Quiros, the Project Engineer, ordered […]

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A pair of US Army EADS Eurocopter North America UH-72A Lakotas (06-72001 and 06-72004) from the USAAAD (Fort Irwin, California) cruise over the desert

Garmin® awarded supplier of the year by Airbus Helicopters

OLATHE, Kan. /December 4, 2018/Business Wire — Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced it received the 2018 Supplier of Excellence Award by Airbus Helicopters at the North American Supplier Conference in Grand Prairie, Texas. Garmin was recently recognized as the Supplier of Excellence for its unmatched responsiveness and competitiveness […]

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Trade-A-Plane Senior Associate Publisher, Steve Champness, presents Mr. Mark Burns with the NAA Distiguish Statesman of Aviation Award on November 27, 2018.

NAA Distinguished Statesman of Aviation Award Honors Recipients

The National Aeronautic Association, the oldest national aviation organization in the United States, held their Fall Awards Ceremony On November 27, 2018. During this event, NAA honored four worthy individuals with the prestigious Wesley L. McDonald Distinguish Statesman of Aviation Award. - Mark Burns, President of Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation and the Vice President of General […]

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The National Aviation Hall of Fame Class of 2019 Revealed

The NAHF Class of 2019, who will be inducted at the 57th Enshrinement Dinner & Ceremony on September 28th, 2019 in Denver, CO, is a diverse group representing a broad range of enduring contributions to both the advancement of flight and manned exploration of space: Colonel Guion “Guy” S. Bluford, USAF (Ret)– Ph.D. aerospace engineer, fighter pilot, decorated […]

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McFarlane Aviation Products Expands Line of Control Surface Skins for Early Model Cessna Aircraft

  Baldwin City, KS, November 29, 2018: McFarlane Aviation Products has expanded their well-known line of manufactured control surface skins to include Cessna 120, 140, 170 and 195 series aircraft. Design features and precision manufacturing processes provide uniform corrugation shape and spacing tolerances. Jason Klenklen, aircraft mechanic, notes that the skins do not have predrilled […]

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Mac Swindell Joins WildBlue Aircraft Sales

      Chris Kirk WildBlue, LLC 816.479.2723 Chris@FlyWildBlue.com   Kansas City, MO (November 29, 2018)- WildBlue is extremely honored to announce the addition of Mac Swindell to our aircraft sales team. Mac is a graduate of Oklahoma State University and is a former member of OSU's "Flying Aggies." After graduation, he joined The Boeing […]

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Aircraft Accessories International Unveils New Website

  November 29, 2017 - Aircraft Accessories International is excited to announce the launch of their new website. Offering reliable products and services, explore their vast selection of inventory and capabilities while saving yourself time and money. Located in Peachtree City, Georgia, AAI brings their years of experience to your fingertips. As a small business, […]

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EAA Warning All Aircraft Owners of Renewal Services

EAA: Beware Offers to Register Your Aiplane By Mary Grady , AVweb Contributing editor | November 26, 2018   EAA is warning its members, and other aircraft owners, to think twice before signing up for aircraft-renewal services that charge hefty fees. “These businesses essentially duplicate the same process that the FAA directly administers for a mere $5,” EAA […]

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Garmin® announces new 2019 aviation training events

November 14, 2018 - Garmin is pleased to announce expanded pilot training opportunities for 2019 to include additional classes throughout the United States and more instructor-led courses. These training classes are available for the G3X Touch, GTN 650/750 touchscreen navigator series, the G500 TXi/G600 TXi and G500/G600 flight display systems, Garmin Integrated Flight Decks, and […]

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Garmin GFC 500 and GFC 600 Autopilots Approved for Additional Aircraft Models

November 14, 2018 - Garmin is pleased to announce it has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certification (STC) in several aircraft models for the GFC 500 and GFC 600 autopilots. The GFC 500 and GFC 600 deliver superior in-flight characteristics, self-monitoring capabilities and minimal maintenance needs when compared to older generation autopilot systems. […]

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Hartzell Providing Customized, Optimized Props for Eviation's Electric Commuter

  Pique, Ohio, Nov. 5, 2018 - Eviation Aircraft, a global manufacturer of all-electric air mobility solutions, has selected Hartzell Propeller, Inc. as a development partner for Eviation's debut aircraft, the all-electric Alice. With zero-emissions and 100 percent battery-electric solution, the Alice Aircraft will be test flown at the 53rd Paris Air Show in June […]

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Hartzell Propeller Appoints Wuhan Hangda Aero as Service, Support Center in China

Piqua, Ohio, Nov. 5, 2018 - Hartzell Propeller appointed the Wuhan Hangda Aero & Technology Development Co., LTD as a Service and Support Center in the People's Republic of China. Wuhan Hangda Aero is located in Dongxihu District of Wuhan, the capital city of Hubei Province, China. It was founded in 2000 and established as […]

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Precision Aircraft Tools by McFarlane

Baldwin City, KS, November 1, 2018: McFarlane’s precision aircraft tools. McFarlane offers a wide-range of durable, precision tools for the aviation industry at an affordable price. From balancing a prop to replacing a hinge bearing, mechanics rely on quality, reliable tools. Recent products include a longer vacuum pump wrench (P/N TOOL133-L), complete control wrench set […]

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Champion Cirrus SR-22 Kit - An Aircraft Spruce Exclusive

SLICK KIT AND SLICKSTART MAGNETO START BOOSTER KIT FOR CIRRUS SR-22 This complete PMA and STC kit for the Cirrus SR22 packages a K6380-32 Ignition Kit with magnetos, harness, and plugs with a SS1001 SureSTART ignition booster. Improve your engine starting hot or cold SlickStart™ unleashes a firestorm of ignition energy to get your engine […]

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