Archive | July, 2018
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Facts and Figures from EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018 Facts and Figures                   July 30, 2018 –  Comment from EAA Chairman Jack Pelton: “A ‘perfect’ event may be unattainable, but AirVenture 2018 came about as close as one could imagine. The combination of outstanding programs, aircraft variety, a robust economy, and good […]

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This Girl is Ready to Soar

10-year-old: ‘Airplanes Have Always Been in My Blood’ By Barbara A. Schmitz July 23, 2018 – Taylor Peeff, of Louisville, Kentucky, is one focused 10-year-old who can’t wait to turn 15 so she can take the private pilot written test. And when she’s not drawing, practicing karate, playing soccer, or flying a simulator, she is reading […]

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Hartzell Exhibiting Patriotic Liberty Vans RV 10 at Oshkosh

Oshkosh, Wisc., July 24, 2018 – Rodney Jarrell’s special Vans RV10, named Liberty, salutes veterans from all the U.S. military services. The patriotic livery is on display at Hartzell Propeller’s EAA AirVenture booth in the Main Aircraft Display area. Jarrell who was just getting out of high school when the Vietnam War was winding down […]

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Lycoming Engines Announces EAA AirVenture 2018 Activities

Williamsport, PA – 23 July 2018 – Lycoming Engines, an operating division of Avco Corporation, announces its 2018 EAA AirVenture activities that will take place July 23-29 in Oshkosh, WI. With its portfolio of over 700 certificated piston aviation engines, Lycoming has been powering aircraft worldwide since 1929. Attendees of this show can visit Lycoming […]

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Hartzell Trailblazer Prop Receives STC For American Champion Super Decathlon

  Piqua, Ohio, July 23, 2018 – Hartzell Propeller’s carbon fiber composite two-blade Trailblazer prop has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for American Champion Aircraft’s Super Decathlon aerobatic tandem two-seat tail dragger. Offered as a new aircraft option by American Champion, the 76-inch diameter Hartzell Trailblazer is also available under Hartzell’s Top Prop program […]

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Hartzell Introduces Talon High Performance Propeller On Michael Goulian’s Extra at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

Piqua, Ohio, July 20, 2018 – Famed aerobatic and Red Bull Air Race Pilot Michael Goulian is Hartzell Propeller’s launch customer for the Talon, the next generation enhanced aerodynamic prop manufactured with Hartzell’s patented ASC-II™ resin transfer carbon fiber process. The specially designed performance propeller will make its first public appearance when Mike Goulian and […]

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Avemco Aviation Insurance Partners with Hagerty Classic Car Insurance

July 20, 2018 — The two companies will work together to promote their products and services to each other’s client base. “The affinity we both felt for each other was natural and immediate,” said Marci Veronie, Avemco Insurance Company Vice President of Sales. “Hagerty is as passionate about collectible vehicles and the enthusiasts who own […]

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Garmin® Continues Progress in Aircraft Approvals for Retrofit Autopilots

Garmin® expands aircraft approvals for the GFC 600 and GFC 500 retrofit autopilots for general aviation aircraft OLATHE, Kan. /July 18, 2018/Business Wire — Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced continued progress in aircraft approvals for the GFC™ 600 and GFC 500 autopilots. The imminent certification of several aircraft […]

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Garmin® Introduces the Latest Generation in Aviator Watches

Garmin® introduces the D2 Delta, the latest generation in aviator watches Three distinct sizes with internal music storage, Garmin Pay and optional wrist-based Pulse Oximeter OLATHE, Kan. /July 18, 2018/Business Wire — Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the D2™ Delta PX, D2 Delta S and D2 Delta aviator […]

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Garmin® Announced the Addition of the GWX™ 75

Garmin® introduces the GWX 75 aviation Doppler weather radar Four-times more color contouring for superior weather analysis OLATHE, Kan. /July 18, 2018/Business Wire — Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GWX™ 75, a new addition to its suite of weather radars. Intended for a wide range of aircraft, […]

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Garmin® Brings New FIS-B Weather Products to Market

Garmin® continues leadership in ADS-B by bringing new Flight Information Service-Broadcast (FIS-B) weather products to market OLATHE, Kan. /July 12, 2018/Business Wire — Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced future product compatibility with the new FIS-B weather products available through the Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) ground station network in […]

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AOPA Insurance Agency at AirVenture 2018

WE KNOW HOW THE WORLD LOOKS FROM THE COCKPIT, NOT JUST ON AN ACTUARIAL TABLE     Are you overpaying for your aircraft insurance? Stop by and the AOPA Insurance Agency at AirVenture and find out. We’ll share our money saving tips and teach you how to avoid common but costly mistakes. Booth 463, July 23-29. […]

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Liaison Brief Newsletter from American Legend Aircraft Company

Newsletter of American Legend Aircraft Company LEGEND LIAISON BRIEF ISSUE NO. 43, DATE: 11 JULY 2018 NEWS Tweety is Teaching Kids to Fly Taildraggers Tweety, the Legend Cub built to venerate the enduring Piper J3 Cub, has been flying since 2005. This was the aircraft that introduced the world to a newly manufactured Cub. Tweety […]

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Garmin® Integrated Flight Deck Selected for Supersonic Fighter Jet

OLATHE, Kan. /July 11, 2018/Business Wire — Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the selection of a tandem Garmin integrated flight deck by Tactical Air Support, Inc. (TacAir) for its fleet of supersonic F-5 fighter aircraft. This configuration, which consists of a G3000™ flight display and dual Garmin touchscreen controllers […]

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Gulf Coast Avionics Companies Appointed as Authorized Dealers for All Whelen Engineering Aircraft Lighting Products

GULF COAST AVIONICS AND PACIFIC COAST AVIONICS ARE APPOINTED AS AUTHORIZED DEALERS FOR ALL WHELEN ENGINEERING AIRCRAFT LIGHTING PRODUCTS Lakeland, FL (July 10, 2018)  — Rick Garcia, President and CEO, Gulf Coast Avionics and Pacific Coast Avionics announced that the companies have been appointed authorized dealers for Whelen Engineering’s full line of exterior and interior aircraft […]

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Hartzell Propeller Sponsors Tech Talks, Pilot Proficiency & Air Shows at EAA AirVenture

Piqua, Ohio, July 10, 2018 – Propellers will be everywhere at EAA AirVenture 2018, to be held July 23-29. With more than 500,000 Hartzell props manufactured and flown over the past one hundred years, it is a sure bet that attendees of Oshkosh’s famous fly-in will see and experience the company’s leading aerodynamic and technological […]

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Cirrus Selects Sky-Tc PM2407 Starter on Continental Engines

Cirrus Aircraft Selects Sky-Tec’s New-Generation PM-Series Starter as Standard Equipment on All Continental Engine Powered Cirrus Models Sky-Tec’s new mid-weight, direct-drive, FAA PMA approved starter delivers increased performance and reliability on Continental six-cylinder engines.  Montgomery, AL (July 9, 2018) — Keith Bagley, president of Hartzell Engine Technologies (HET), makers of the Sky-Tec brand of starters, […]

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Stallion 51’s Campus of Higher Learning

   Stallion 51 is known world wide for aviation excellence, making Mustang memories and fulfilling flying dreams for over three decades. An aviation business that specializes in rare expensive vintage aircraft built on the dream and passion of the Lauderback brothers. Lee, Peter, Richard and John are the corner stone of the Mustang world; restoring, […]

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Schweiss Doors rescues Florida hangar owner

FAIRFAX, Minn., June 13, 2017 – Imagine walking out to your hangar to see its 74-foot door in a twisted heap, lying on the ground. Tom Vaughan, a manager at two Florida municipal airports, recently experienced this headache, discovering inferior hinges were the culprit. His next call was to Schweiss Doors. Vaughan says the door […]

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Shell Aviation Introduces Industry First Electric Pump Jet Refueller

London, 4 July 2018: Shell Aviation has announced the introduction of a first-of-its-kind electric pump jet refuelling vehicle in its operations at Stuttgart Airport, Germany. The vehicle significantly reduces diesel consumption during aircraft refuelling, supporting airports in their efforts to reduce emissions across their operations. This refueller is a part of Shell Aviation’s commitment to […]

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