Archive | 2019
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Aircraft Spruce is now an authorized distributor for Lycoming engines & parts

Lycoming is excited to announce the appointment of Aircraft Spruce & Specialty Co. as an authorized distributor for Lycoming engines and engine parts. Aircraft Spruce has been a distributor of aircraft parts, avionics, and pilot supplies since 1965 with regional distribution facilities throughout the U.S. and Canada. Aircraft Spruce President Jim Irwin said, "Aircraft Spruce […]

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Text messaging added to AirVenture arrival procedure

JULY 10, 2019 BY GENERAL AVIATION NEWS STAFF EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — A new text message system will add further information for pilots as they prepare their arrivals at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019, using the FAA Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) procedures. The text message availability is one of several enhancements to the NOTAM process for AirVenture, the […]

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Portable Oxygen System Promotion during EAA Air Venture 2019

Shaw Aerox® Aviation Oxygen Systems will provide a Portable Oxygen System Promotion during EAA Air Venture 2019 Bonita Springs, FL. & Oshkosh, WI, July 12, 2019 Shaw Aerox® Aviation Oxygen Systems will be offering a promotion of 20% off list price for all Aerox portable oxygen systems and components purchased during the EAA Air Venture […]

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Hartzell Propeller lineup at EAA 2019

Aerial Shows, Aviation Celebrities, Tech Talks Highlight Hartzell Propeller at EAA 2019 Piqua, Ohio, July 9, 2019 - Hartzell Propeller's profile at the 2019 EAA AirVenture, to be held July 22-29 in Oshkosh, Wis., features multiple aviation celebrities, a number of exhilarating air show performances and technical presentations, in addition to the world's best propeller […]

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uAvionix announced July 5 that it has received FAA technical standard orders (TSO) authorization for its tailBeacon integrated rear position light and ADS-B Out solution. Photo by Mike Collins.

FAA issues TSO for uAvionix tailBeacon - STC is in the works, company says

uAvionix announced July 5 that it has received FAA technical standard order (TSO) authorization for its tailBeacon integrated rear position light and Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Out solution.   Similar to its popular skyBeacon, which mounts on an aircraft’s left wing tip, the tailBeacon is designed for ease of installation and the company expects the […]

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Warbird Area Tram Tour at OSH19

This is year 9 for the wildly popular “Warbirds’ Tram Tour”. You can easily gauge public response by the long ticket lines that never end. Tour HQ is across from Fightertown and adjacent to Warbird Alley. Four majestic American flags flying 20 feet in the air mark the spot. The 30 minute tour weaves thru […]

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Garmin® announces expanded engine monitoring and analysis

Garmin® announces turbine engine monitoring and analysis with G600 TXi and G500 TXi System improves operational efficiency with enhanced insights into aircraft engine performance OLATHE, Kan. /June 26, 2019/Business Wire — Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced expanded engine monitoring capability on the G600 TXi/G500 TXi and Engine Indication […]

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Garmin® announces passing of Co-founder and Chairman Emeritus Gary Burrell. Innovator, entrepreneur and servant leader will be remembered for his legacy of growing Garmin from a start-up company to a global leader in GPS technology.

Garmin® announces passing of Co-founder and Chairman Emeritus Gary Burrell

Garmin® announces passing of Co-founder and Chairman Emeritus Gary Burrell. Innovator, entrepreneur and servant leader will be remembered for his legacy of growing Garmin from a start-up company to a global leader in GPS technology.   OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), today announced that Gary Burrell, aviation pioneer and […]

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Sun 'n Fun to celebrate the life of Billy M. Henderson

  June 11, 2019 - Lakeland, Florida: A celebration of life for the founder and former Executive Director of Sun 'n Fun Fly-In, Billy Henderson, will be held at Aerospace Discovery at the Florida Air Museum on June 23, 2019. Billy's contribution to aviation in Central Florida, as well as both nationally and internationally, paved […]

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The federal government ended private aircraft access to Cuba June 5. AOPA file photo.

New rule ends private flights to Cuba

Two years after President Donald Trump first announced his intent to reverse Obama-era changes easing restrictions on travel to Cuba, a final rule effective June 5 closed the door for most of general aviation. The Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security published the final rule on June 5 implementing additional restrictions on travel and commerce […]

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For the 12th consecutive year, EAA WomenVenture activities to take place during EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019

  WOMEN AVIATORS GATHER FOR EAA WOMENVENTURE AT EAA AIRVENTURE OSHKOSH 2019 Activities begin on July 22, major highlights on July 24For the 12th straight year, the opportunity for women who love aviation to build camaraderie and open doors to mentorship and participation comes to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019, as EAA WomenVenture activities will take […]

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Garmin has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval for the G500H TXi

Garmin announces EASA approval of the G500H TXi flight display for helicopters  June, 3 2019 – Garmin is pleased to announce it has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval for the G500H TXi, the next generation touchscreen flight display for helicopters. Built on the proven capabilities of the original G500H series, the G500H TXi […]

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ATP Flight School instructors and students take delivery of factory-new Cessna 172 Skyhawks.

Ten Cessna 172 Skyhawks Delivered to ATP Flight School to Meet Demand for Airline Pilots

May 22, 2019 – Jacksonville Beach, FL – ATP Flight School has accepted delivery of ten 2019 Cessna 172 Skyhawks from Textron Aviation, Inc. Each of the factory-new aircraft is equipped with Garmin's latest generation of G1000 NXi glass-panel avionics. Once integrated into ATP's fleet of over 370 aircraft, these ten Cessnas will be flown by […]

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Anna Mascolo has been appointed Vice President of Shell's Aviation business.

Shell Aviation appoints new leader

London, United Kingdom – May 22, 2019: Anna Mascolo has been appointed Vice President of Shell’s Aviation business, taking over from Anne Anderson who is moving to a senior leadership role in Shell’s Chemicals business. “I am so proud of what we have achieved in recent years,” said Anne. “Shell Aviation is a thriving business […]

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Flying Musicians Association's 2019 Solo Scholarship Winners Announced

May 11, 2019, Fort Worth, TX:  The Flying Musicians Association (FMA) is proud to announce the 2019 FMA Solo scholarship recipients – Amaya Burns from Indiana, Scott Lutte from Texas, and Navya Pottumutu from Victoria, British Columbia. Outstanding nominees from all across the United States and Canada continue to impress the selection committee. John Zapp, […]

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Satellite-based navigation is becoming the norm. iStock photo.

ADS-B Rebates Nearly Gone

$500 FAA INCENTIVES WILL RUN OUT SOON May 6, 2019 By Mike Collins As of today, fewer than 1,000 Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Out rebate reservations remain available from the FAA. Because aircraft owners are reserving rebates at an average rate of 60 to 100 per day, the available rebates could be exhausted in two […]

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Spencer Suderman stands next to the PItts S-1C, which lost its propeller in flight near Whiteman Airport.

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Pitts Pilot Lands Propless Plane at Congested Airport

Spencer Suderman averts disaster despite abrupt power failure due to lost prop. Aerobatic performer Spencer Suderman got a nasty surprise this weekend as he was flying over the San Fernando Valley, one of the most congested parts of the Los Angeles metropolitan area. Suderman was cruising at 7,500 feet on his way to Yuma, Arizona, […]

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Beech 1900D with Hartzell four-blade composite propellers.

Hartzell Presents Beech 1900 Series 4-Blade Props Through Top Prop

Piqua, Ohio, April 22, 2019 -- Hartzell Propeller has added legacy four-blade structural composite propellers for Beechcraft 1900C and 1900D turboprop aircraft to the company's Top Prop lineup. Hartzell's props were offered as standard equipment on Beechcraft 1900 series aircraft. "We are now offering special pricing on these new propellers for the popular 19-passenger Beech […]

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Spruce Super Sale Peachtree City, Georgia - May 18, 2019

Come join the fun and get a chance to win big prizes. This is the time of year when we go all out by offering spectacular discounts on our most popular products and provide a chance for our loyal customers to meet our vendors.     Gain the skills and learn the RV Assembly 2-Day […]

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Garmin® celebrates first flight of G3000 in a supersonic tactical aircraft

OLATHE, Kan. /April 24, 2019/Business Wire — Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), recently celebrated the maiden flight of a Garmin integrated flight deck in a supersonic F-5 fighter aircraft. In just under six months, Tactical Air Support, Inc. (Tactical Air) completed the engineering design, installation and first flight with the […]

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